Farewell to our brother-in-law Alex Ijeh

by Florence Otokito (Mrs, Nee Rapu)
(London, England)

God saw you getting tired
And a cure was not meant to be.
So he put his arms around you
And whispered 'Come to Me'.
With tearful eyes we watched you
As we saw you pass away.
Although we loved you deeply,
Your Golden Heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands at rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us.
He only takes the best.

Those we love remain with us
For love itself lives on,
And cherished memories never fade
Even though a loved one is gone,
Those we love can never be
More than a thought apart,
For as long as there is memory,
They'll live on in the heart.

Alex Chike Ijeh, you were all we could ask for in a son-in-law and a brother-in-law. It was a pleasure to be in your company; hence our late father, Ogbueshi Pius Nwokolo Rapu made sure you and his darling daughter, late Josephine Nwadiefe Ijeh (Nee Rapu) had a property very close to his compound. Now you have joined our beloved sister, daughter, mother and aunty in the bosom of the Lord.
You touched so many lives with your kindness, caring, loving and peaceful nature. You will surely be missed.

On behalf of our entire family here and abroad we wish you farewell. Rest in perfect peace.

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For my brother in law
by: Yassah

Kindly allow me to use your eulogy for my brother-in-law. It is touching and reflects his life. Thank you for sharing such beautiful thoughts.


Yassah, you are most welcome to take whatever you need from this eulogy to help you prepare one for your brother-in-law. I hope it goes well.
Kind regards,

Your Permission
by: Anonymous

Hi there Susan, may i please ask your permission to use this tribute for my brother in law who passed away 3 days ago after battling with colon and prostate cancer. Thank you very much.
Susan here,
Of course. Please take what you need. Glad to be of help.
Kind regards,

Heartfelt words
by: Dorothy

I was so moved reading this article. The words have really touched me & I would so dearly love to use some of them in my in tribute to our brother-in-law who died in hospital on Friday 23rd September. The family have asked if I could say a few words at his funeral. I ask permission to use some from you. Thank you. X

Of course you may Dorothy. Please take whatever you feel fits.
I hope it goes well for you.

Permission to use some of your tribute
by: Anonymous

I would like to use some of your words as tribute to my brother in law.

As I've said before, these eulogies are here to help. Please take what you need.

Wishing you and your family strength,
Kind regards,

Permission to use this
by: Anonymous

I would like to ask for your permission to use some of the words here. My brother in law died of Covid19.

Thank you.

Please use whatever words you need from this eulogy.

Much love and strength to you, your family and friends,

Can I use this at my brother in laws funeral?
by: Anonymous

Can I use this at my brother-in-laws funeral?

Absolutely! That's what person who sent it in for publication intended.

Use it with our blessing.
Kind regards,

Thank you
by: Anonymous

I would like to use this at my brother in laws funeral if that would be okay.

This is Susan, who runs this website.
Of course you may take what you need to honor your brother in law. It's our pleasure to be of help to you.
Kind regards,

Thank you for sharing
by: Anonymous

The memory of my great friend and brother in law came to mind when I read this.

by: Anonymous

This is apt on what I wanted for my brother in law who passed on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer.
Please I need permission to use this beautiful piece.
Thank you.

Hi there,
This is Susan - the owner of this website. Please take what you want from the piece. That's exactly what it was shared for: to help others.
Go well,

Inspiration from Florence's eulogy
by: Florence Sandy

I am so thankful to Florence to have shared this eulogy which has been a source of inspiration to me. I lost my husband when he was 49yrs and also my father. These two people were getting tired and they were calling upon the Lord to take them into his bosom as the pain was so heavy for them. It was a difficult moment for me and my family. May their souls rest in perfect peace.

Thank you
by: Susan

Thank you Florence for making the decision to share your loving tribute for your brother-in-law Alex.
It's wonderful privilege to host a richly diverse collection of funeral speeches or eulogies. Thank you once again for adding to our growing library. Your speech will help lighten the load of others who come seeking assistance to write their own.

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