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I chose to incorporate this song in the Celebration of Life toward the end and encouraged everyone to stand up and dance.

For a baby girl, her Mom & Dad selected “In the Arms of an Angel” by Sarah McLachlan. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited.

It is up to the family to decide what songs they want to play at the funeral. “Unchained Melody” by Righteous Brothers However, if you ever do need to choose songs for a funeral, it’ll be here waiting. But what about when this song is played at a funeral or celebration of life? Cu sed alii quas.

10 Uplifting Songs for Funerals, Memorials & Celebrations of Life, 10 Songs for Funerals, Memorials & Celebrations of Life that Won’t Make Everyone Sadder, THANK YOU so much for being a faithful reader and supporter of. This classic rock song is about learning not to fear death, because love is eternal and will live on. But at least we don’t have to make it worse by choosing songs that make people depressed on top of their sadness. “Fly” by Celine Dion Registered with the Information Commissioners office under Z2182327 (Avalon Trustee Company Limited), Z2182344 (Avalon Europe Limited) and ZA242950 (Avalon Direct Limited). © Harmony Cat LLC, 2011-2020. It’s just the right amount of sweet without being too somber.

“Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler

Think about the concerts he attended, his record collection, whether he had a favorite band and use those to build playlist. What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong was first released in 1967.

1. Music can be an important element in a Funeral or Celebration of Life. Here are 20 of the best uplifting funeral song ideas to leave loved ones with happy memories – and remember, if you have an Avalon funeral plan, you can include song requests in your personal request form.

As always, all opinions and images are my own. Hearing the lyrics “suicide is painless” seemed inappropriate for guests to be listening to at this sad time. There’s just no way this song can’t be happy, even when played at a funeral, since it reminds everyone who believes that this old life will one day pass away, and a new, brighter, and happier one will take its place. Fans of 80s films will know this powerful song from The Breakfast Club. 9. If you like Bring Me Sunshine by Morecambe and Wise (song #4 above), you’ll love this track by folk duo Simon and Garfunkel. If you’re looking for a happy funeral song that’ll have people smiling and tapping their feet, look no further. We'll help you weave those very special memories into a beautiful service with personal touches and lasting impressions. A gentle, folksy tune, this 1971 track is more relaxing than anything.