Tips for Writing an Obituary

Writing an obituary is a wonderful way to remember the life of a loved one. This video explains the essential features that should be included in any obituary.

First, include the deceased’s full name, date of birth, and date of death. Also, be sure to list the person’s living family members and all pertinent information for his or her funeral services. You may also want to personalize your loved one’s obituary by including information about his or her career, personal interests, and life accomplishments. By adding these facts to the obituary, you can give those who read it a better understanding of your loved one’s life.

Do you have more questions about the obituary writing process? Call Chapel of the Chimes Oakland at (510) 654-0123 to speak with a funeral home representative.