Funeral Poems, Readings, Music, Quotations & Thoughts

Gone Fishing

Some men love to fish. For some men it's a thing they do all their lives. if you ever wondered why, and wondered what was so good about going fishing here is a little rhyme by Edgar Guest. It can be a good life, out fishing. Out Fishin' by Edgar Guest A feller isn't thinkin' mean, Out fishin'; His thoughts are mostly good an' clean, Out fishin'. [...] Read more

From The Gardener's Almanac of John Evelyn 1669

I found these words after a long search for a good reading for the funeral of a keen gardener. We wanted something serious and dignified but not too sad, that reflected the labour and dedication he had put into his last years doing nothing less than creating a garden of great beauty. The words are all from John Evelyn's introductory dedication to [...] Read more