Posted on December 4, 2016
When writing a obituary there are usually 6 – 7 paragraphs. This obituary guideline may help you get started.
Name of Deceased (Maiden Name)
Date of Birth – Date of Death
1) Place of Death:
*Peacefully, *After a lengthy illness, *Suddenly, *After a brief illness, *Courageous battle with… *Accidentally, *Deep sadness, Profound sadness
*Spouse, *Children, *Grandchildren, *Parents, *Great grandchildren, *Brothers, * Sisters, *Aunts, *Uncles, * Nieces, *Nephews, *Special Friend.
*Spouse, *Children, *Parents, *Brothers, *Sisters, *Grandchildren.
*Born, *Educated, *When married, *Hobbies, *Achievements, *Groups, *Affiliations.
5) Funeral Service:
*When, *Time, *Place, *Visitation, *Prayers, *Clergy, *Honorary Pallbearers, *Active Pallbearers, *Cemetery.
6) Memorial Donations:
*In lieu of flowers, *If friends so desire, *Flowers gratefully declined.
7) Thank yous:
*Doctors, *Nurses, *Hospital staff, * Paramedics, *Emergency Personnel.
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