Viewing funeral program examples is beneficial when creating a memorial program for your loved one. The funeral program is an important little keepsake to include in the memorial service of your loved one. It highlights their life and provides a loving memory to all attendees.
Often you may not know what is included in a memorial program and it can be helpful to see funeral program examples so you can get an idea of what to include. Look for examples that may include the following items:
o A beautifully created or designed program cover with script lettering or font titles of “In Loving Memory” or “Celebrating the Life of”. The deceased photo should grace the cover with their name, date of birth and date of death beneath their photo.
o The inside pages should include the funeral order of service. This may include the officiating pastor or clergyman, scripture verses and readings, musical selections, and the names of those who are participating in the funeral service.
o A special note from the bereaved and surviving family may be included along with in lieu of where to send donations, if applicable.
o The back of the program may display a short biography or obituary of the deceased.
o Photos are also appropriate to disperse throughout the program. It’s a great way to share the life journey of the deceased with all attendees.
o The location of the funeral service is also often noted on the back of the funeral program cover.
These items are good examples of what might be included in a memorial program. There are many good resources on the web who provide examples and some also sell funeral program templates which have samples of the program.