speech in praise of a person, usually recently deceased
A eulogy (from Ancient Greek: εὐλογία, eulogia, meaning "praise") is a speech or writing in praise of a person or thing. It is often given about a recently dead or retired person. Eulogies may be given as part of funeral services.
- Oxford Dictionaries.
- President Bush's Eulogy at Funeral Service for President Ronald Reagan
- EulogySpeech.net. "Funeral Speech". Eulogyspeech.net. Retrieved 2012-05-14.