Obituaries

What Can Obituaries Teach Us?
May 18
There is much to learn from life stories, no matter what stage of life you are in. Obituaries are unique in that they often portray the immediate grief of a family in mourning while telling a factuall...[Read More]
The Results Are In: 65% of Americans Want an Obituary When They Die — Why Don't They Get One?
April 27
Most people want a tribute written in their honor after they pass away. A 2020 study by Beyond the Dash showed that 65% of adult Americans would like an obituary written in their honor when they ...[Read More]
Meeting the Dead in the Obituaries
April 14
Reading the day's obituaries is often an eerie experience, even for those who read them daily. The stories of the dead offer an insight into the world, what we value, and the fragility of life. But a ...[Read More]
Do I Have to Write an Obituary?
March 16
When someone close to you dies and the planning of their funeral falls to you, there are many decisions to make. With this enormous responsibility comes the tendency to see every decision as paramount...[Read More]
Benefits of Online Memorials
August 19, 2020
When a loved one passes away, the next of kin will usually compose a newspaper obituary to communicate the information. While these notices are informative, obituaries often don't do justice to the li...[Read More]
How to Write an Obituary
July 13, 2020
When funeral planning and grieving a loss, one of the most important and daunting tasks is writing the obituary. How do you tell a life story in just a few paragraph...[Read More]
June 2020 Celebrity Death Recap
July 7, 2020
Take a read at the life stories of celebrities and notable individuals we lost in June of 2020.Sir Ian HolmActor, played Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies.Sept 12,...[Read More]