Funeral Booklets

Funeral booklets  (sometimes called  funeral program funeral pamphlets  or  funeral bulletins ) are the printed document that is given out funeral or memorial services that outlines the key points in the funeral or memorial service and summarizes the life achievements of your deceased loved one.  Memorial and funeral bulletins can also be distributed electronically, such as through email or posted to social media and memorial websites.

The family usually gathers and prepares the information for the funeral booklets.  They may work with the funeral home, church or graphic designer to create it, or they may use funeral bulletin template from The Funeral Program Site to create unique, beautiful and personalized custom funeral booklets on their own computer and home printer. See our collection below for our complete funeral booklets designs!

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Funeral Booklets

Funeral booklets usually contain the following information Funeral Program Cover photo and background graphics or other clipart with a descriptive caption,  Funeral Program Order of Service or Service Outline, A Descriptive Obituary or Life Sketch, Funeral Poems and Scriptutres, Memorial Photo collages and Memorial clipart. In addition to written information, other design elements can be added to your funeral program to give the program a more polished and personalized look and feel.  Consider adding photos of family and friends and photo collages to your program to turn your program into a special momento or keepsake.  You can also add memorial clipart such as fancy borders, and frames around photos and text, clipart that helps describe your loved one's personality such as a religious image or a favorite flower.  Flourishes and separators can be added to visual clarity and white space to your booklets, and give an organized and neat appearance.

The back of the funeral booklets may include a memorial poem, favorite song or prayer.  The final section of the funeral program may also include a personal quote from a family member, listing of pall bearers (men that carry the casket), flower bearers (women traditionally carry flowers and place them on the alter) or special acknowledgements (short thank you from the family).  When designing a funeral program, it is important to remember that the funeral program is a keepsake that represents the life of your loved one. The funeral booklets should be detailed and share the unique personality traits of your loved one.

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Ask your funeral booklets questions before you make a purchase to ensure you know exactly what you are receiving,

What are the ​funeral booklets called you get at a funeral?

Some common names you may hear is a funeral bulletin, order of service program, funeral pamphlet, or obituary program. No matter what it is called the premise remains the same. Funeral programs are printed keepsakes that highlight a loved one's life by including information and photos within its contents.

What is the format of a funeral booklet?

The most common booklet is the 8 1/2" x 11" paper, that folds down the middle (often called a single fold booklet). The family of the deceased usually prepares the information for the funeral booklet.

What is the best paper for funeral booklets?

The best paper weight for any funeral program or funeral booklet is a 32 lb. paper. You will often find these in letter, legal or tabloid size. They are the thickest you can choose before going card stock in weight. They offer a nice substantial feel and weight and are better quality than copy paper.

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