Death – Obituary My dad just called & told me his brother Marty passed away just a couple months

Death – Obituary –

My dad just called & told me his brother Marty passed away just a couple months after his wife died. I never got to know Marty well, but he’s only 5 years older than my dad.

If you’re the praying sort, please pray for his soul, for his kids, & for the siblings he leaves behind.

Source by Steve Skojec

What Is An Obituary

In national newspapers an obituary (obit for short) is a news article that reports the recent death of a prominent person. Although it tends to focus on positive aspects of the subject’s life this is not always the case. According to Nigel Farndale, the Obituaries Editor of The Times: “Obits should be life affirming rather than gloomy, but they should also be opinionated, leaving the reader with a strong sense of whether the subject lived a good life or bad; whether they were right or wrong in the handling of their public affairs.”

In local newspapers, an obituary may be published for any local resident upon death. A necrology is a register or list of records of the deaths of people related to a particular organization, group or field, which may only contain the sparsest details, or small obituaries. Historical necrologies can be important sources of information.