Has this poem touched you? May 8th is my birthday. I celebrated it all by myself and planned that on the coming weekend Lindo will come and celebrate with me. In the morning of the 9th I was called privately and was told that Lindo was no more.
Sometimes I get some random ideas that just need to be expressed. Its been six weeks since I said goodbye to my oldest and dearest friend who fought various forms of cancer for over six years.
Her family asked me to say the eulogy at her funeral. It was difficult to sum up a person who had been part of my life for over four decades. Thank you for sharing my therapy. It is easy to make friends but old friends are years in the making.
When I told people I had been asked to do this they said it would be a hard thing for me to do. A good friend of mine showed me what hard was and how to take it on; head on with no complaint.
This is not hard as I know once it is done, it is done.
I only have to do it once. She did what she had to do and took things one-step at a time but she always looked forward and never dwelled on the past.
She was an inspiration. Daphne and I met in primary school.
We had so much in common. We were at the same school. We were both from big families, hers bigger than mine. We both had lots of big sisters and we were both the quite kids in the class. There were differences too such as she had a brother.
I got to know each and every member of her family as she proudly spoke about them. You all meant the world to her.
I also know one of the hardest things she faced as result of her ongoing treatments of the past years was not being about to see your mum for long periods. I am deeply indebted to Janet and Nerida for allowing me to be there to say goodbye.
Today I see her off knowing she is at peace, no more fighting necessary, and that she knew she was loved. My clearest memory in the South Tamworth Public School schoolyard would be at the beginning of our friendship. We had decided to play hopscotch and shared the responsibility of drawing up the hopscotch grid in the dirt.Learn to write and deliver a heartfelt eulogy using these unique funeral speech samples and eulogy examples, funeral readings, funeral thank you notes, best poems for funerals, funeral etiquette, funeral obituaries, funeral notices, memorials and tributes.
Carol was my best friend from first grade right through our golden years. We shared many happy times, and many sad times. She was the best friend that I have ever had, and I wrote this poem for her family. I will never forget Carol - she was a wonderful friend/5(). Funeral speech for my best friend.
savage1. He was a friend of my late father, who knew him at Cheltenham College. I have a printed collection of three poems, including ‘Let me not see old age..’, written in the Spring of trying to write a speech for my grandads funeral.
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At a time when many are emotionally fragile your courage to stand in front of friends and family will be deeply appreciated. This is NOT free.
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