By: Michelle Raess
Type of Speech: Eulogy
Description: I am giving a eulogy speech at my father’s funeral at Leber Funeral Home in Union City, NJ. He just recently passed away at the age of 61 leaving behind his wife and three children. The cause of death was stomach cancer.
General Purpose: To entertain
Specific Purpose: To entertain my audience at a funeral by honoring my father who has passed away.
Central Idea: Together, let us remember what a wonderful man my father was.
Introduction: Thank you everyone for being here tonight to honor and remember my father. My father was a brilliant man, a dedicated husband, and a wonderful father and mentor. Clarence Budington Kelland once said, “He didn’t tell me how