Free templates and advice to prepare to celebrate a loved one's life


Download, personalize, add photos and print a simple and elegant funeral program


Word Templates

Download the Word templates

Choose from:

Four-page order of service (Letter size paper)

Word 97-2003 Four-page order of service (Letter size paper)

Four-page order of service (A4 size paper)

Word 97-2003 Four-page order of service (A4 size paper)


When you open the document, the first page of the document is actually the last page in the printed order of service.

After customizing the order of service, to print make sure you have selected the following settings in the printer properties or set up.

  • two-pages per sheet 
  • print on both sides or double-sided printing 

To make sure you have the orientation and other details right, print out one (or two) test copies before printing all of them!

Page 1 notes

Double click on "name" to highlight it and type in the person's first name. Do the same with "surname"

Insert a photo. Click on the photo, then right-click, select change picture and choose one from your computer.

Highlight and replace the dates underneath the photo. The first date is the date of the person's birth. The second date is the date of their death.

Triple click on the church name and address and type in details of where the service will take place.

Page 2 notes

On this page, you can put a poem, prayer or sayings that mean something to you or your loved one. You can leave the poem that is there or delete it all and type in your own.

Page 3 notes

This page is set up as a table. The order is the standard order for a memorial service in the Roman Catholic Church. You will just need to replace the readings, hymns and people in the second column. To do this, double click to highlight a word or use the delete button then fill in your own information.

Page 4 notes

On this page, you can put a bit more information about the person. This could be in the form of an obituary or a collage of photos from their life. See page 1 notes above to change the picture. 

To put in an obituary, click on the photo and then press 'delete' on your keyboard. Type in information about the person. 


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