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February 15, 2019
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Funeral Homily for a Loving Mother


Few can ever fill the void of a loving mother. For many, this is the most significant loss of their entire life. In moments such as this, it’s understandably difficult to know what to say or how to phrase your thoughts and feelings. The comforting message of this eulogy celebrates her life and her enduring love while bringing warmth to all who loved her. A sample excerpt from this eulogy is below.

We all have a longing for home. We all yearn for a place where we belong, where we are safe and where we can rest. We long for a place where we can share memories and create new ones. In the deepest region of our heart, we want to be part of a family.

If we were to sum up the essence of N’s life, it would be in the words home and family. She lived to create a loving home for you. She worked to feed you when you were hungry, to make sure you had clean clothes and to make the house you all lived in a true home. Nothing made her happier than gathering her family and friends around the dining room table for a meal. She loved to tell stories, to remember the good times and even to look back at the hard times with gratitude that she had a loving family to help her get through them. N was most alive when…

The actual length of this homily is 724 Words. Use it as a complete, compelling reflection or as a unique starting point in crafting your personal message.


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