obituary for your loved one template

Obituary For Your Loved One

What is the proper format for an obituary? This Obituary guide template for your loved one can be easily used and edited according to your needs.

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It is important to write an obituary for your loved ones in order to honor their life and announce their passing. While it may be emotionally challenging, it is a way to celebrate their achievements and legacy. It may also help you process the grief experienced after your loved one’s death.

What is the proper format for an obituary?

What to include in an obituary:
  • Announcing the dead person;
  • Recounting details about the life of that person;
  • Include all the surviving family members;
  • Adding a special message to the person's death;
  • Choosing the appropriate obituary photo;
  • Including the funeral details.
Guide for an obituary to your loved one:

Below is provided a sample guide template. You can download it and use it after making changes as per your requirements and criteria. We are not only providing you tips, but also a sample guide template that you can use after certain edits. Here is a sample letter for your guidance:

Most obituaries contain the following information:

  • Biographical facts and photographs Include your loved one’s full name, birth date and place and most recent residence. Add a current or favorite photograph. Date and location of death You may choose to add the cause of death.
  • Survivors List your deceased loved one’s spouse, children and their spouses, parents, siblings, and other close relatives. Add predeceased loved ones in birth order after listing living family members.
  • Background facts Include accomplishments like education, employment, affiliations, hobbies, and charitable or military service.
  • Final services information Provide the date, time, and location of funerals, memorials, viewings or wakes. Add the funeral provider’s contact information.
  • Suggested memorial contributions Offering loved ones, a way to take action can help them to heal.
  • Request contributions to memorial accounts or charities. Add the address or website for donations to organizations that were important to your loved one.
Download this obituary for free from our website. Make some changes in the document available in Microsoft Word format.

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Marsha Mcknight(8/9/2022) - NZL

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