Writing an obituary
Experts share advice on writing a memorable obituary
You volunteered (or have been volunteered) to write an obituary. How do you sum up the life of a loved one in a few words? Try thinking of it as putting together a puzzle, one piece at a time.
How to let others know of a death
The first step in the process of handling a death is quickly and compassionately sharing the news. The vital first decisions - even as you're grappling with the death yourself – is deciding who gets told first, and how.
What to do if someone dies at home
When someone dies at home, these steps can ensure that your loved one is handled with dignity -- and you follow state and local laws.
Role of social media in death announcements
For those who are frequent users of social media, sharing the news of a loved one’s death can be an effective way to reach your circle of friends and family. Announcing a death on social media is acceptable, but take caution about sharing too many details and be careful and sensitive in your wording.
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A loved one recently passed away and I need to plan services and write an obituary.