The Ultimate Guide to the Best Funeral Songs and Hymns of All Time
Funeral music can bring people comfort and joy at times of loss and grief by bringing the community together to sing or just to listen and be present together. Numerous funeral hymns and songs have remained popular for decades and continue to be sung by mourners throughout the world. The funeral songs you choose will be a key part of setting the tone for the funeral or memorial service. Some are somber, while others are more celebratory of life or even humorous. Many go to one's relationship with God.
When choosing funeral hymns or songs, consider which ones your loved one may have enjoyed, along with ones you feel will help you and your family and friends most. Music is a powerful tool in processing grief.
Your funeral director will be able to provide just about any song imaginable piped into the 'viewing room.' Just let him/her know what you want. Music is excellent to use as background as people visit and meaningful to be played/sung during the service itself.
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The following are some of the most used and prefered funeral songs. Clicking on a title will take you to the 'sheet music' for each. You can type the title into Youtube to listen to the song.