many people are now opting to move away from the more traditional religious funerals, instead choosing to focus on remembering the person and celebrating their life. As an alternative to religious funerals, a non-religious funeral service allows family and friends to pay tribute to their loved one without needing to include readings from religious texts, hymns or prayers.
If you’re arranging a funeral for someone who didn’t have any religious beliefs, you may want to include a popular funeral poem or reading in the order of service. Non-religious funeral readings and poems can help acknowledge the passing of a loved one and bring comfort to those in attendance.
You may wish to choose a non-religious funeral poem to be read at your loved one’s funeral. Some of the most popular non-religious verses include: