Anobituary template can help you write an obituary for a recently deceased friend or loved one. Obituary templates are often used to help create funeral or obituary programs that can be handed out during funeral or memorial services. Obituary programs can contain graphics, funeral poems, scriptures funeral songs and other elements are are often kept by friends and family members as keepsakes.
An important part of an obituary or funeral program is the actual obituary. The obituary tells of the deceased person’s life. It is used to remember and honor the deceased. Obituaries that are published in funeral or obituary programs are usually several paragraphs and may contain the following information.
Date of birth, place of birth
Date of death, place of death
Circumstances of death
Plans for the viewing (if applicable) and the funeral and memorial service
Names of high schools or colleges attended or graduated
Military service and decorations
Religious affiliations, church membership
Jobs held – including retirement
Names and relations of family members
There are many resources available in books and on the internet to help you write an obituary, as well as sample obituaries. In addition to the obituary, you may want to consider including a photo, family photos, memorial poems, scriptures and other items that will help honor and remember your loved one.