For a Father, Husband, Son, Brother

  • Rest in peace
  • In loving memory
  • Entered into rest
  • Until we meet again
  • Rest in peace
  • In loving memory
  • Entered into rest
  • Until we meet again
  • Forever in our hearts
  • Always in our hearts
  • At rest with God
  • Asleep in Jesus
  • Sweetly sleeping
  • He was beloved in life
  • A man greatly beloved
  • To know him was to love him
  • Gone, but not forgotten
  • Too well loved to ever be forgotten
  • Resting with those he loved
  • His joy was in serving others
  • The song is ended, but the melody lingers on
  • Rest is thine, sweet memory ours
  • Loving memories last forever
  • God took him home, it was His will, but in our hearts he liveth still
  • His mission on earth fulfilled
  • To those who knew and loved him, his memory will never grow old
  • A loving father, tender and kind, what a beautiful memory you left behind
  • His true wealth was in his generous heart, and what endless wealth he did have
  • Fond memories linger every day, remembrance keeps him near
  • The world's loss was heaven's gain when God took you home
  • To live with him and sing in endless morn' of light!
  • On him and on his high endeavour, the light of praise shall shine forever
  • The world is diminished because he is gone... but it is still a better place because he was here
  • Let not a man guard his dignity but let his dignity guard him (Emerson)
  • He lives with us in memory and will for evermore
  • No man is indispensable, but some are irreplaceable
  • His friendship was an inspiration, his love a blessing
  • His greatest joy was in making others happy
  • My pal on earth, God’s angel in heaven
  • To live in the hearts of those we love is never to die
  • Home with God, which is far better
  • Ours for a little while, with Jesus forever
  • Everlasting life through Christ
  • Beloved of the Lord
  • Hasten, oh blessed hour of reunion
  • Not lost to memory! Not lost to love! But gone to our Father’s house, above
  • Your love will light my way, your memory will ever be with me
  • What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever
  • Death is only a shadow across the path to heaven
  • At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember him
  • He longest lives who most to others gives, himself forgetting
  • May the souls of the faithful, departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace
  • He gave thee, He took thee, and He will restore thee

Epitaphs and Words of Comfort

General Epitaphs and Words of Comfort

  • At rest
  • Rest in peace
  • In God's loving care
  • We will meet again
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For a Father, Husband, Son, Brother

  • Rest in peace
  • In loving memory
  • Entered into rest
  • Until we meet again
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For a Mother, Wife, Daughter or Sister

  • Sweet in her ways
  • She walked in beauty
  • The sweetest sounds to mortals given are heard in Mother, Home and Heaven
  • A mother's love grows by giving
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For an Infant or Child

  • Our little angel
  • Remembering a tiny angel
  • Sweetly sleeping
  • So small, so sweet, so soon
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From the Bible

  • In God’s care
  • Trust in God
  • The Lord is my shepherd
  • Death is only a shadow across the path to heaven
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From the Classics

  • Heaven, the treasury of everlasting joy (Shakespeare)
  • The end and the reward of toil is rest (James Beattie)
  • In His will is our peace (Dante)
  • Music, when soft voices dies, vibrates in the memory... (Shelley)
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