Funeral and Memorial Booklet Template
By Carole Galassi
A funeral booklet is an expanded version of a funeral
program which is distributed at a funeral or memorial
service. Often the bereaved family members like to
provide all attendees a memorial keepsake and a creative
funeral booklet is a perfect way to highlight a loved
one's life in greater detail.
A funeral booklet can contain the funeral order of
service, a eulogy of the deceased, funeral poems, bible
scripture verses, song or hymn lyrics, photos of the
deceased with family, and a special note from the
bereaved family to all supporters and attendees.
Creating a funeral booklet is not difficult if you start
with the right tools. Usually people who have recently
lost a loved one are busy tending to all the
preparations of the funeral service and may not always
have the time or resources to create such an elaborate
The best way to produce a creative funeral booklet
design is to purchase a pre-designed template. These
templates will have the foundation of the design already
created and all you will need to do is add in the text
and photos. A real time saver for those who are short of
time. It is also budget friendly because you can print
it yourself on a home printer or take it to an economy
The best way to create a booklet is to look for funeral
program templates that are bi-fold and letter size.
Using the letter size format is easier to create
booklets simply by folding them in half. It is also easy
to get a heavier weight paper in this size. Templates
will come with a front, back cover design and one
interior page. To make a booklet, just duplicate the
interior page as many times as you need to.
Print each page front and back and when all the pages
are printed, get the pages in order and fold them in
half. You may want to consider placing two staples in
the booklet to keep the pages together and provide a
Your funeral booklet will be a keepsake that is kept for
a long time. It is also a great way to highlight a loved
one's life from beginning to end, if desired.