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Loss of a Young Parent Funeral Homily


Families are often overwhelmed by a combination of pain, fear and deep sadness after suffering the unbearable loss of a young parent.
It’s an emptiness that can’t be described or understood by anyone who has never experienced it. This eulogy was explicitly crafted to help you soften the ache after such an unimaginable loss. A sample excerpt from this eulogy is below.

We are gathered today under a cloud of tremendous sorrow and anguish. We feel stunned. This has all happened so fast. Your world has changed in a matter of a few days. You have lost so much in such a short time. Now, we are trying to find ways to cope, ways to go forward with N. no longer in our lives.”

In the face of this tragedy, it may be hard to continue believing that life is good, that the world is good, or even that God is good. It is natural to become bitter when so much is taken away from us. But, if not today, in the next few days, you’ll remember…

The actual length of this homily is 679 Words. Use it as a complete, compelling reflection or as a unique starting point in crafting your personal message.


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