Death – Obituary 1/ Some incredibly sad news to wake up to this morning. Just hearing that leg

Death – Obituary –

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😞 Some incredibly sad news to wake up to this morning.

Just hearing that legendary 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 musician Burke Shelley who tore the world up with one of Wales’ most underrated bands – Budgie, has sadly passed away aged 71. https://t.co/XP41i2zl2D

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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.