The Best Funeral Songs – Popular Selections

The Best Funeral Songs


Below is a listing of popular and perhaps even the best funeral songs. Many of these are can’t miss selections while others may be too new or trendy for some services. Your awareness and familiarity with the deceased should play a significant role in your musical selection(s).

Hundreds of songs could be listed here so don’t view this as a comprehensive inventory. Instead, consider this a starting point.




The Best Funeral Songs – Popular Selections


I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston

You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban

My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion

Hero – Mariah Carey

Candle In The Wind – Elton John

Goodbye’s The Saddest Word – Celine Dion

Goodbye my Lover – James Blunt

Angel – Sarah McLachlan

To Where You Are – Josh Groban

I Will Remember You – Sarah McLachlan

The Prayer – Celine Dion & Josh Groban

One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men

Never Tear Us Apart – INXS

Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion

Ave Maria – Celine Dion

You’ll Never Walk Alone – Gerry and the Pacemakers

We’ll Meet Again – Vera Lynn

End of the Road – Boys II Men

When I Get Where I’m Going – Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton

Always On My Mind – Willie Nelson


Do you have a favorite funeral song? Please help someone else in their time of loss by sharing your selections and experiences in the comments below.

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