11 Memorial Announcement Wording Examples

Losing a loved one came pose to be a difficult time. The following memorial announcement wording examples serve as perfect samples to the types of wording and messages you can use for notifying your loved ones of someone else’s passing.

A life well lived. Please join us for a service in memory of a beautiful person. [time, date, location].

A memorial service to celebrate the life of [name] [date, time] at [location].

A memorial service to celebrate the life of [name] on [date] and [time] at [location].

Celebrating the life of [name] [date and time]. Join us for a luncheon to share stories and remember a life lived to the fullest.

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. Join us for a celebration of a live well lived on [date] at [time].

Forever in our hearts. Please join us on [date] at [time] to remember [name] [date of birth and death].

In loving memory of [name] [date of birth and death]. Please join us for a memorial service honoring [name] life. [date, time, location].

In remembrance [name] [date of birth and death]. A celebration of life for [name]. Lunch will be served in the Social Hall following the service.

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved wife and mother [name] on [date]. A small family memorial service will be held on [date].

The family of [name] cordially invites you to join in celebrating her life on [date] at [time]. The ship will set sail at [time]. We request you bring your thoughts, prayers and fondest memories of [name]. Reception to follow.

Your life was a blessing. Your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.

Many families are looking to cremation as an alternative to the traditional casket burial. As a more flexible and affordable option, by 2016 it is expected that more than 49.4% of Americans will be buried this. The below infographic captures the statistics and trends of cremation in burials.

Cremation Trend Statistics