It is typically known as a commemoration of someone’s death. An obituary can be written by a family member, a close relative, or a friend, often assisted by the funeral home, which they usually send to the media (usually newspapers or publications) for printing. Of course, such process can be applicable to anyone.What are obituaries for?
An obituary (obit for short) is a news article that reports the recent death of a person, typically along with an account of the person's life and information about the upcoming funeral. In large cities and larger newspapers, obituaries are written only for people considered significant.