How to Write an Obituary

Writing an obituary or eulogy can be a daunting task. Some people feel overwhelmed by the responsibility of writing about the deceased. They worry that they’ll forget important facts and information, or that the obituary won’t fully capture their loved one’s life. A person asked to give a eulogy at a funeral or memorial service may share these worries along with the added anxiety that speaking in public can produce.

Finding the right words to pay tribute to a colleague, friend or loved one isn't easy, but LegacyConnect has experts who can help. Click on the links below to get expert advice on obituaries, eulogies and more. 

 

Obituaries & Eulogies, Remembering the Deceased

How to Write an Obituary 

• Writing an Obituary

• Obits 101

Who to Include in the Obituary

Words to Remember Them By

Suicide and Obituaries

• Celebrate Life with Obituaries

• My Mother's Obituary

• She WILL Be Remembered for Pilates!

Collards and Caviar: An Obituary with Flair

First Person Obituaries

Sharing the Gift of Obituaries

• Giving a Eulogy

Star Eulogies

In Memoriam Ads 

 

Sympathy & Condolences

• It's Never Too Late to Write and Reminisce

• Words from Long Ago Warm the Heart

• Spread Some Kindness Today

• Why Write Sympathy Notes?

• Memorable Condolence Notes

• More Sympathy & Condolence Advice 

 

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