What is an Obituary?
An obituary is like an announcement written because a person has died, but also serves the purpose of giving information about who the person was in life. Newspapers generally have a section titled Obituaries in their papers.
Creating an Obituary
Typically, obits have the following included:
Name of deceased
Age at time of death
Cause of death
Circumstances of death
Birth and death dates
Accomplishments or biographical sketch
Immediate family members still living and deceased
Funeral arrangements, date, time and location
Where condolences to the family can be sent