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An obituary should include the person's full name, date of birth, date of death, and information regarding the time and location of the funeral services. Listing the surviving relatives, including parents, spouses, and children or grandchildren, is also customary.What is an obituary and who writes it?
An obituary is a notice that announces the death of someone with a description of the person's life and list of family members. The obituary is often written by the funeral home or mortuary, but many people choose to write an obituary for their loved one that is published in the newspaper and included in the funeral program.What's in an obituary?
Here is a step-by-step guide to preparing all of the essential elements in an obituary: Announcement of Death. We begin with the name, age, and place of residence of the deceased, along with the time and place of death. Biographical Sketch. Sketch is the key word here. ... Family. It is said that the funeral is for the living. ... Service Times. ... Special Messages. ... Photos. ...