Epitaphs for Headstones and Memorial Plaques
An Epitaph is a short text in commemoration of a deceased person that is engraved on a gravestone or plaque. Some Epitaphs are specified by the person before their departure, others are chosen by those closest to them. Most Memorial Verses are in remembrance and recognition of the persons family life and career, often with an expression of love & respect. Some of the most famous Epitaphs are from the Bible with an approach to speak to the reader and warn them about their own mortality.
|Epitaphs from: Life Quotes
||Epitaphs from: Bible Quotes
and whisper God's name...
He is nearer than you think."
"For You have been my help and in
the shadow of Your wings I sing
for Joy. My soul clings to You;
Your right hand upholds me."
|Epitaphs from: Irish Proverbs
||Epitaphs from: Poems about Death
"May the Irish hills caress you,
May her lakes and rivers bless you,
May the luck of the Irish enfold you
and May the blessings of
St. Patrick behold you."
"O love that wilt not let me go,
I rest my weary soul in thee,
I give back the gift I owe, that
in thine ocean depths its flow,
May richer, fuller be."
Memorial Poem for Father
|Epitaphs about Life and death
from: Memorial Verse
"He left us quietly, His thoughts
unknown, But left us a memory we
are proud to own. So treasure him
Lord in Your garden of rest, for when
on earth he was one of the best"
"Remember friend as you walk by,
As you are now so once was I.
As I am now you will surely be,
Prepare thyself to follow me."
|Epitaphs from Memorial Prayers
||Funny Epitaph for Gravestone
"We pray you, Our Lady,
star of the sea, shine upon us
in our distress on the sea of life
and lead us to the ineffable
joys of eternity...Amen"
"Here lies an Atheist
all dressed up
and no place to go.."