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Poems for funerals

Are you searching for a verse or poem to read at a funeral?

Maybe you would like to show your appreciation to a family member with a funeral poem?

There are no end of beautiful pieces of poetry, readings and verses that can enhance a funeral service or ceremony whether it is religious or non-religious. We have gathered some of the best poems and most popular verses for funerals.

Quinn's Funeral Home Directors arrange funerals across the Republic of Ireland. Contact us to discuss arranging a funeral or to preplan a funeral.

Suggested Funeral Poems

Death Is Nothing At All
Henry Scott Holland, Canon Of St Paul’s Cathedral (1847-1918)


It Was Beautiful
Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali Priest And Nobel Laureate For Literature 1913 (1861-1941)


What Is Dying?
Bishop Charles Henry Brent (1862-1929)


Miss Me But Let Me Go
Robyn Rancman




When Tomorrow Starts Without Me
David Romano


Time Will Ease The Hurt


His Journeys Just Begun
E. Brenneman


Stairway To Heaven (Lyrics)
Led Zeppelin (1968- )


Christine Rossetti (1830-1894)


Funeral Blues (Stop All The Clocks)
W.H Auden (1907-1973)


I Fall Asleep In The Full And Certain Hope
Samuel  Butler (1835-1902)


Anne Bronte (1820-1849)


Indian Prayer


Not How Did He Die, But, How Did He Live


Tis Only We Who Grieve


Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
Mary Frye (1905-2004)


What Though The Radiance
William Wordsworth (1770-1850)


Irish Blessing/May The Roads Rise Up To Meet You


Don't see a poem or song you know and cherish. Contact us and let us know, as we endevour to make things easier for the bereaved.