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How to Write a Beautiful Eulogy for a Grandfather + Examples

Updated 12/28/2023

Published 10/28/2019

Erin Coriell, BA in Mass Communication/Media Studies

Erin Coriell, BA in Mass Communication/Media Studies

End-of-life care educator and grief worker

Writing a eulogy for a beloved grandfather may be overwhelming. Here are tips to help write a heartfelt eulogy, alongside 10 examples.

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Your grandfather may have been part of your life since you were born. Perhaps his wisdom and life lessons helped you grow into the person you are today. For this reason, you might be more than willing to write the eulogy for your grandfather.

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Should you give a eulogy for a grandfather, tips for writing a eulogy for a grandfather, bible verses for a grandfather’s eulogy, poems for a grandfather’s eulogy.

  • Example Eulogies for a Grandfather

Grandfathers are an important part of family life; losing them can be extremely difficult. If you agreed to write a eulogy, you might feel nervous or unsure about how to start. That’s OK.

You might also feel added pressure to write the perfect eulogy. But instead of focusing on perfection, focus on writing from the heart. 

Here are some practical tips to help you write a eulogy that will make your grandfather proud.

Tip: If you're responsible for writing a eulogy for your grandfather, you might have other complicated tasks to take care of, too. Our post-loss checklist can guide you through all of the post-loss responsibilities you might have on your plate. 

It’s common for a grandchild to give a eulogy for a grandparent. Consider volunteering if you feel inclined and prepared to complete such a task.

However, if you don’t feel inclined or prepared to give the eulogy, it is common for children, friends, associates, or extended family members to complete the task. Of course, some families rely on the officiant or minister to speak about their loved one at a funeral.

Ask yourself these questions as you decide whether to write and present the eulogy.

Do you have something positive to say?  Are you reasonably sure you could get through the presentation?  It's common for people to cry while reading a eulogy, but could you manage the presentation in the presence of tears or excess emotion? 

Don’t worry that you aren’t a “good enough” writer or speaker. As long as people can hear you, and you speak positively about the deceased – and from the heart – you are equipped for the job.

Before you agree to the task, consider these tips for writing a eulogy for a grandfather. We’ll give you ideas on the writing and delivery process to help you decide if you are up for the job. 

Reflect on memories 

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Take time to brainstorm the memories you have of your grandfather. Write down as much as you can. Let your memories lead the way. You might find yourself thinking about the first time you went fishing together.

Or you might remember the weekly visits to his house. Even if something you used to do together seems small or silly, write it down. Some of the best memories are the simple ones.

If he had a favorite chair he sat in or a certain hat that he used to wear, mention that. Through the lens of your memories, his legacy will shine. If you need more guidance on where to begin, check out our guide on how to start a eulogy .

Recall the stories 

Grandfathers are some of the best storytellers. They have lived through a lot and have a lifetime of experiences. If your grandfather was a storyteller, be sure to include some of his stories in the eulogy.

Think of the stories he would tell on repeat or to the new people he met. If he told a story a lot, it was likely one of his favorites.

Even if your grandfather told the same story a thousand times, tell it again. Your family will appreciate hearing it one last time. And it might help them remember something special they loved about your grandfather.

By sharing his stories, you honor his life. Grandfathers have a lot of wisdom and it's a part of their legacy to leave some behind. Through the art of storytelling, you unravel the wisdom a little at a time. 

Paint a picture 

Everyone had a different relationship with your grandfather. To some, he was a brother. Others may have cherished him as a life-long friend. This is an opportunity to share what it was like to have him as a grandfather. Were you close? Was there something special you did together? Did he let you do things your parents didn't?

In your eulogy, you get to paint a picture of what it was like to grow up with your grandfather. Your relationship was unique and you are free to express that. By sharing about life with your grandfather, you are honoring him in the best way.

Express emotions 

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It's OK if writing the eulogy makes you emotional. Don't be afraid to express those emotions in your speech. It might even make sense to write a few lines about how losing your grandpa affects you. Grief is a form of praise. Even though sometimes it’s hard, expressing emotions in words is cathartic. 

Writing a eulogy is a way to celebrate and grieve for your grandfather. It might feel overwhelming at times, but remember that there's no right or wrong way to grieve. If your heart is aching, let it ache.

The emotions, both happy and sad, are a testament to how much you loved your grandfather. 

Trust the process 

If you are feeling nervous about reading your eulogy out loud, don’t worry. You are not alone. It's normal to feel nervous before sharing something vulnerable and heartfelt. It takes courage to stand in front of people and express yourself.

If uncomfortable feelings creep in, think of your grandfather. Honor his memory with your courage. Your vulnerability after his death proves how much he meant to you.  

Don’t overthink it 

As humans, we tend to overthink things. Be gentle with yourself in this time of grief. Let yourself be free from the burden of overthinking. Don't focus too much on your mind.

Instead, let the words flow from your heart. The heart will remember the impactful ways your grandfather touched your life.

Public speaking is a special type of skill. Very few people are naturally comfortable in front of a crowd. If you are shy or nervous to read the eulogy out loud, practice it with a family member or friend. Even if you’re feeling confident, you should run through the speech a few times. Rehearsing your words will help you when it’s time to share them. 

Though eulogies are a type of speech, no one in the audience is expecting you to hold it together. You are grieving and strong emotions are part of that process. Take a deep breath and commit to doing the best you can given the circumstances. 

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If your grandpa was a person of faith, you might consider using Bible verses in his eulogy. Of course, it’s always best to share passages that were important to the deceased. Look for baptismal or confirmation records that may list a verse – or check the deceased’s Bible to find underlined passages.

Here are some Bible verses that speak about salvation, peace, and comfort. 

Proverbs 3:3-4 

“Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.  Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.”

Matthew 11:28-30

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 

Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Psalm 27 begins:

“The Lord is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?”

John 14:1-3

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. 

My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?  And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.”

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,  who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

Matthew 5:3-12

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me.  Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.”

Do you know of a poem that reminds you of your grandfather? Maybe he had a favorite that he often quoted, or perhaps you know of one that reminds you of this great man. 

Here are some poem ideas for a grandpa’s funeral .

Gone From My Sight by Henry Van Dyke

I am standing upon the seashore. A ship, at my side, spreads her white sails to the moving breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. I stand and watch her until, at length, she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where the sea and sky come to mingle with each other. Then, someone at my side says, “There, she is gone.” Gone where? Gone from my sight. That is all. She is just as large in mast, hull and spar as she was when she left my side. And, she is just as able to bear her load of living freight to her destined port. Her diminished size is in me -- not in her. And, just at the moment when someone says, “There, she is gone,” there are other eyes watching her coming, and other voices ready to take up the glad shout, “Here she comes!” And that is dying...

Weep Not For Me by Unknown Author

Weep not for me though I have gone Into that gentle night Grieve if you will, but not for long Upon my soul’s sweet flight I am at peace, my soul’s at rest There is no need for tears For with your love I was so blessed For all those many years There is no pain, I suffer not The fear is now all gone Put now these things out of your thoughts In your memory I live on Remember not my fight for breath Remember not the strife Please do not dwell upon my death But celebrate my life

God Saw You Getting Tired by Frances and Kathleen Coelho

God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be so he put his arms around you and whispered, Come to Me  With tearful eyes we watched you and saw you pass away and although we love you dearly we could not make you stay.   A Golden heart stopped beating hard working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best.

Miss Me, But Let Me Go by Edward Albert Guest

When I come to the end of the road And the sun has set for me, I want no rites in a gloom filled room Why cry for a soul set free! Miss me a little, but not for long, And not with your head bowed low. Remember the love we once shared, Miss me, but let me go! For this journey we all must take, And each must go alone; It’s all a part of the master’s plan A step on the road to home. When you are lonely and sick of heart Go to the friends we know, And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds, Miss me, but let me go. 

Example Eulogies for a Grandfather 

Eulogy example from a grandson or granddaughter

You might be feeling flooded with memories and stories and unsure of where to start. Sometimes writing the first few sentences is the hardest part. You can also start, add in, or close with popular funeral quotes if you need more help getting started.

Here are some examples of how you can begin a eulogy for your Grandfather: 

From a grandson

  • For those of you who don't know me, I am [name], the grandson of [name]. We are here today to celebrate the life of this wonderful man. My grandpa watched me take my first steps, he taught me my first words, and he was there when I caught my first fish. In fact, he was there for most of my firsts growing up. He taught me so much. It feels like I learned most of what I know from him. I'd like to share a few stories that help illustrate what kind of grandpa he was [insert stories].
  • Grandpa [name] was my best friend. I loved spending the weekends at his house and watching baseball together. He was one-of-a-kind. He always made me feel like I was the most important person in the room. He was my greatest supporter and he told me I could achieve anything I put my mind to. He was a courageous man who taught me the importance of discipline and hard work.  
  • Grandpa was a man of few words, so when he did speak, everyone listened. He was the glue that kept our family together. He worked hard to provide for his family. He never complained about how much he worked or how tired he was. I always knew if I needed something, I could count on my grandfather. He was an incredible role model. If I turn out to be half the man he was I’ll consider myself a success.  
  • Pa was an incredible dude. If he was here now, he'd have a good chuckle at me using the word 'dude.' He always laughed at the lingo us kids used. We would show him our newest toys and invite him to play video games. When he was growing up the radio was his method of entertainment. He grew up in a simpler time, but he embraced our love for technology and new gadgets.  
  • Grandpa had the best stories. Even if I'd heard them on more than one occasion, I'd listen close for a new detail. He had an incredible heart and spirit. He was enthusiastic when it came to storytelling. As his grandson, I can only hope to tell the stories half as well as he did. I have two children now and it's important to me that they remember their great-grandfather. I'd like to share one of my favorite stories. 

From a granddaughter

  • Grandpa was one of the kindest men I have ever met. He would give you the shirt off his back. His generosity was limitless. He was a smart man and he worked hard for everything he had. He didn't judge others or criticize different ways of life. He would nod his head and say something like "To each their own." He meant it. He was a role model to me. I am sad that we won't get to have our front porch talks anymore. 
  • I will miss Grandpa [name] greatly. Aside from my parents, he is the only person that has known me my whole life. It's surreal to think he will no longer be here. It makes me very emotional to think about my children growing up without him. I have been very blessed to have him as a grandpa for 35 years. I will treasure the memories I have of him. I’d like to share one of my favorites with you now. 
  • Gramps was an incredible person. He raised 5 children and helped care for 16 grandchildren!  On Sunday we'd gather at his house. He shared memories of his time in the war and talk about how it shaped his life. As a child, I didn't understand the impact of his service. But as an adult, it makes me so proud. Gramps served his country and he served his family. I was lucky to call him my grandpa.
  • What a blessing it has been to call [name] my grandfather. While prepping for this eulogy, I recounted lots of memories and went through old photos. When I told my friends a few stories about my grandfather, they expressed how lucky I was. We had a special bond and he taught me so much about life. I'd like to share a couple of my favorite stories with you today. 
  • Gramps lived his life with gusto. He grew up in a poor family. He worked hard to help his family get out of poverty. At the age of 18, he left home and started his own business. When he met my grandmother, he stole her heart immediately. She said she fell in love with a man who she knew would never give up. Gramps was relentless. Even on his deathbed, he didn't give up. He smiled and participated in life until the very end. 

A Grandfather’s Legacy

Your grandfather might have played a key role in your life . Perhaps he helped shape who you are. Or was the person you turned to when you needed advice.

Regardless, remember your eulogy isn't a final goodbye. His legacy will live on in the stories and memories you pass on to your children and grandchildren.


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"My Grandfather's Passing"

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My grandmother’s concern faded rather quickly as sirens fell distant and time passed.

After about 30 minutes, my grandfather’s friend ran toward the beach. My grandfather was not next to him. He was not there at all. At that moment, my grandma knew.

“Burt...he was with me...he slipped...he fell...I ran down the side of the mountain, off the trail, but I couldn’t find him. The park rangers are looking...” She stopped listening. She could see his lips moving, yet she heard nothing.

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  • Too Repetitive : This essay repeats a lot of the same ideas or information, just using different words. Rather than "getting to the point," this repetition makes the essay feel meandering and like it is going nowhere ultimately. When drafting your essay, it is okay to have repetition (your drafts shouldn't be perfect, after all). But when editing, ask yourself with each sentence: does this add something new? Is this necessary to my main point? If not, you should exclude those sentences.
  • Unnecessary Exposition : This essay starts off with a drawn-out story of the tragedy involving the author's grandfather. Most of this story is unnecessary, because all that really matters for this student's main idea is the fact that their grandfather passed away from a tragic accident. Details about his grandmother or his grandfather's best friend are unnecessary and distracting.
  • Doesn't Write From Their Perspective : An important "rule" in college essays is to only write from your perspective. That is, don't describe things that you couldn't have seen or experienced. In this essay, the author spends a lot of time describing their grandfather's incident as if they was there to witness it. But we later learn that the author was not even alive at this point, so how could they be describing these things? On a smaller level, don't describe yourself from an outside perspective. For example, instead of, "I grimaced when I heard the news" (how did you see yourself grimace?) you could say, "I felt my stomach pang when I heard the news."
  • Lacks Reflection and Interesting Ideas : Your ideas are most valuable in your essays. Admissions officers want to see how you think, and having interesting ideas that are unique to you is how you demonstrate that you're thoughtful and insightful. Avoid surface-level ideas at all costs, as it comes off cliché. It is okay to start with more generic ideas, but you should always delve deeper. To get at deeper and more unique ideas, the key is to ask yourself questions. For example: Why is this the case? Why don't things work differently? What does this mean for other people? What does this represent? How can I apply this to other areas of life?

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My Grandfather, My Inspiration Reflection Essay Example

Everyone admires a person as they grow up and experience different things in life. While many people may admire celebrities and influential people in society, I find that it's easier to admire someone that you know because you have a personal relationship with the person. When it comes to me, the person that I admire the most is my grandfather. We all have people whom we consider to be inspirational and influential to look upon, and I believe that my grandfather is an outstanding example of these characteristics. He is an admirable person in my life because he is a charitable person, high-spirited and hardworking.

One thing I admire the most about my grandfather is his charitability, which he has shown numerous times in his life. My grandfather goes out of his way to help others without them asking. Despite having four children, my grandfather still helped others as he believes that it is important to see others succeed in their tasks. He has sponsored numerous people through university as well as their post-graduate studies. For example, my grandfather sponsored a parish priest in Nigeria to obtain his postgraduate degree in England. I hold great admiration for my grandfather because he’s shown me that it’s important to care for others as the well-being and success of those around me will directly affect me.

My grandfather is also a high-spirited person who doesn't let negative circumstances weigh him down. Even when a situation isn’t in favour of my grandfather, he always tries to find the good. Whenever I’m with my grandfather, there’s never a dull moment with him, he can cheer people up and lift their spirits when they’re feeling down. He spent several years as the chairman of the parish pastoral council of his local church. As a result of his role, he was constantly counselling people and giving them ways to remain positive and happy despite the challenges they were facing at the time. Thanks to this, I always try to help others whenever they are in a situation that requires giving them advice and even in bad situations, I look for lessons that I can learn and apply in the future.

An additional reason why I admire my grandfather is because of his diligence and hardworking nature. Many times in my grandfather’s life, he’s had to work his way to success and living comfortably. After going abroad for university, my grandfather returned to Nigeria and started his engineering company. After working many years, he was able to work with organizations such as FIFA and worked with the Nigerian government. As a result of his success, he was able to live comfortably and raise his kids comfortably. When he explained to me how he was able to grow his company, it displayed the importance of diligence and hard work. Through him, I’ve learned to perform tasks to the best of my ability.

The existence of inspiring people such as my grandfather helps make our lives better and mould us into the best version of ourselves. My grandfather is a charitable person, high-spirited and is hardworking. Throughout the years, I have learned many things from him which have helped me become a finer person.

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The Death of My Grandmother and Lessons Learnt Essay


For many people, the death of their grandparents means the loss of a very close relative, who was given an important role in their lives. After the death of a grandmother, a person can experience many different emotions. The loss of a dear person is frightening and unsettling. Often the loss of a grandmother is the first loss in life, which only complicates the feelings experienced. Death is a natural part of life that we have to deal with sooner or later. The loss of my grandmother was the biggest tragedy that has happened to me. The main reason is the fact that she was the one who raised me to become who I am. She was closer to me than my parents because they were mostly busy at their jobs. My grandmother always accompanied me throughout my childhood.

Nonetheless, the given obstacle was a mere setback for my future success. At first, I was inclined to be pessimistic and depressed due to the fact that I did not see myself enjoying life anymore. As time passed, I began to realize that I am the only one who can and will carry on her legacy and memory because she raised me by pouring her soul into me. In addition, I started to appreciate life more because I faced the concept of death early on.

I learned many valuable things after my grandmother passed away. The best way to feel better after the death of a loved one is to indulge in pleasant memories. I tried to remember the moments when we laughed together, had fun, or other pleasant situations that we experienced with my grandmother. Also, over time, I could revise our box or album of memory, so as not to forget about all the moments experienced. I realized that if you focus on helping others, it will be easier for you to survive the loss and move on. It is also critical to support the parents and brothers during difficult moments. Some of your parents have lost their mother, and this is a terrible obstacle. I learned to recall that I love my loved ones and try to take care of them even in small endeavors, such as offering to make tea or washing the dishes. It is important to experience the joy that my grandmother lives in my memory.

Furthermore, I learned that there are several stages that each person experiencing loss goes through shock, anger, despair, and acceptance. As a rule, these stages take a year, and it is no accident that in the old traditions, the mourning for the deceased lasted as long. These experiences are individual and depend on the degree of closeness with the deceased person, on the circumstances in which he passed away. At each stage, there may be experiences that seem abnormal to people. For example, they hear the voice of a deceased person or feel his presence. They may remember the departed, dream about him, may even be angry with the deceased, or, conversely, not experience any emotion. These conditions are natural and are due to the functioning of the brain. However, it is important to know that pathological reactions to stress can occur at each stage.

In conclusion, I firmly believe that the loss of my grandmother was a major challenge that I faced in my entire life. Although it dealt irreparable damage, I am convinced that it made me much stronger as a human being both emotionally and mentally. I acquired a certain degree of peace and calmness during stressful periods because none of them can be as painful as the loss of my grandmother. In addition, I became more aware of the concept of death, which forced me to fully appreciate my time and life.

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  1. The Death of My Grandfather Essay Example

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  1. The Death Of My Grandfather Free Essay Example

    7679 When a relative dies, there is no other feeling like this one. Whether it is an immediate relative or not, it still hurts. A question that pops into the human mind is, "Why did this happen to my relative?" or, "What could I have done to prevent this from happening?"

  2. Reflections on the Death of a Loved One

    The death of my grandmother, who played a significant role in my upbringing, taught me lessons about the fragility of life, the importance of relationships, and the process of grief and healing. This "death of a loved one reflective" narrative aims not only to share my experience but also to explore the universal aspects of losing someone dear.

  3. How to Write a Beautiful Eulogy for a Grandfather + Examples

    If uncomfortable feelings creep in, think of your grandfather. Honor his memory with your courage. Your vulnerability after his death proves how much he meant to you. As humans, we tend to overthink things. Be gentle with yourself in this time of grief. Let yourself be free from the burden of overthinking.

  4. A Final Farewell to My Grandfather

    On behalf of my Uncle Bob, Auntie Debbie, and my father Ken, I would like to thank you all for coming today to celebrate my grandpa's life. I think the number of people present here today is indicative of the kind of man my grandfather was - caring, generous, and a family man. Be it with his wife, his three children or his 5 grandchildren ...

  5. Dealing with the Death of a Grandfather

    Sprenger, M. (2003). Differentiation through learning styles and memory. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corvin Press. This essay, "Dealing With the Death of a Grandfather" is published exclusively on IvyPanda's free essay examples database. You can use it for research and reference purposes to write your own paper.

  6. My Unforgotten Childhood Memories With My Grandfather: [Essay Example

    My Childhood Memories of My Grandfather. Eventually, my grandpa's condition got too severe, and he had to remain in the hospital for longer than we expected. We visited him as often as we could, though it never felt like it was enough. I recall, that weekend I was going to be extremely busy. I had my boss's party, an all-nighter Friday ...

  7. My Grandfather Reflection

    838 Words4 Pages Death has never affected to me on an emotional level. I have felt the sadness around me when my uncle died, or when my great grandmother died. I was never close with them or even knew them very well, because they died when I was young. Now that I am older I understand what everyone was going through when they died.

  8. Personal Reflection : The Death Of A Grandfather's Death

    Personal Reflection : The Death Of A Grandfather's Death 850 Words 4 Pages For weeks following my grandfather's death sadness followed me like a shadow. His death caused by cancer, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, was slow and sudden. On April 28, 2015 Robert Kingsley was granted a massive stroke to his right cerebral brain.

  9. A Reflection on the Sudden Illness and Death of My Grandfather

    It was 8:46 p.m. The doctor put the key into the life support machine and flipped a switch. And that was it. My grandfather laid there with a tube hanging out of his mouth, lifeless. The only sound was the crying of my family as I brushed the tears off my face and hugged my mother. My grand...

  10. How To Write An Essay About My Grandfather Death

    Narrative Essay: The Death Of My Grandfather. My grandfather was admitted to the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine on July 29, 2013. I got the phone call from my older sister, Amanda, and I knew something was very wrong the moment I heard her speak. She first asked me how I was doing, and after a reply, her words were like ...

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    Dealing With the Death of a Grandfather Essay Exclusively available on IvyPanda Updated: Dec 29th, 2020 When I was still a child, I only used to hear about deaths that had struck other families. ... Personal Reflection : The Death Of A Grandfather 's Death Decent Essays 850 Words 4 Pages Open Document For weeks following my grandfather 's death ...

  12. Death, Dying, and Bereavement: Reflection Essay

    Experience. While dying is part of human life that surrounds each person, some encounters with death are more influential than others. My mother's passing was an experience that impacted my view of life and end of life care the most. She died before her 60th birthday - her terminal illness was discovered very late, and she passed away less ...

  13. Reflective Essay: Why Do People Have To Die?

    Tyler White, 41 of Omaha, Nebraska, passed away at 6:30am on the 5th of April 2014. He was at his house when he left us. Tyler was born February 11th, 1973 in Omaha, Nebraska to his mother, Kendra Burnt and his father Steven White. He graduated Central High School in 1994 and attended the University of Nebraska.

  14. "My Grandfather's Passing" Common App Essay That Worked

    My grandfather died that day. As he was only about 5 minutes from the top of the mountain, he lost his balance on a particularly difficult section of the trail and fell over 100 feet. A freak accident. One that could never have been imagined or anticipated. A horrific event which brutalized a man and a family which had been nothing but good to ...

  15. Personal Narrative: The Death Of My Grandfather

    Narrative Essay Death is an experience that nobody wants to experience, but unfortunately everyone dies. It 's a depressing time, and a time to be thankful for everything you 've ever been blessed with. For my grandfather, death was knocking at his door two years after he was diagnosed with bone cancer. He had gone through treatment, but ...

  16. Reflective Essay About Death

    Reflective Essay About Death. 808 Words4 Pages. Death is the inevitable and unavoidable conclusion in life but a word that never comes to my mind. Before 18, I have never encountered anyone's funeral or losing anyone in my family. After attending the first ever funeral, I realized the fragility of life and the feeling of losing someone.

  17. A Reflection on My Relationship with My Grandfather, His ...

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  18. The Profound Impact of Death on My Life

    Conclusion. In conclusion, the experience of death had a profound impact on my life. It taught me valuable lessons about the fragility of life and the importance of living in the moment. It also taught me to cherish the people in my life and to make the most of every opportunity that comes my way. While the experience of death was traumatic and ...

  19. A Reflection of Living My Life at My Grandmother's House ...

    On my first day of living with my grandparents I was welcomed with open arms. We spent the day enjoying great food, talked about many things, including my siblings.

  20. My Grandfather, My Inspiration Reflection Essay Example

    When it comes to me, the person that I admire the most is my grandfather. We all have people whom we consider to be inspirational and influential to look upon, and I believe that my grandfather is an outstanding example of these characteristics. He is an admirable person in my life because he is a charitable person, high-spirited and hardworking.

  21. Reflective Essay: How Death Has Changed My Life

    Symptoms of grief vary from individual to individual. Some more typical symptoms of grief include inability to sleep, lowered desire to eat or a new habit of overeating, headaches, nausea, social withdrawal, along with sadness, depression, anger, regret, guilt and difficulty making decisions or concentrating.…. 1791 Words.

  22. The Death of My Grandmother and Lessons Learnt Essay

    For many people, the death of their grandparents means the loss of a very close relative, who was given an important role in their lives. After the death of a grandmother, a person can experience many different emotions. The loss of a dear person is frightening and unsettling. Often the loss of a grandmother is the first loss in life, which ...

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