Obituary What is an obituary? An obituary is a notice of death, especially in a newspaper. It is typically a brief biography of the deceased person. Use the template below to help write your obituary for your winter topic. Each heading (Name, Life, Family, Service, and End) should each be their own paragraph. That means that by the end of your writing you should have 5 paragraphs. Template Outline: NAME: Full name of the deceased(Popie Jolly Cane) Age at death (25) Residence at death (for example the name of the city they were living)(Plymouth) Day and date of death(25th Tuesday) Place of death(at home) Cause of death(got eaten) LIFE: Date of birth(12-25-12) Place of birth(factory) Parents' names(Ralph and Lorie Cane) Childhood: siblings, stories, schools, significant friends (2 little siblings named Ralph JR. and Lorie JR.) Marriage(s): Date, place, name of spouse(did not get married) Education: school, college(candy cane university, candy cane elementary) Awards and other recognitions(best cane in the class) Employment: jobs, activities, promotions(worked on the tree) Hobbies(getting people fat) Other stories(none) FAMILY: Survived by (this means what close family members were still living when they passed away) o Spouse(did not have one) o Children(Lilly, Joey) o Grandchildren/Great-grandchildren(none) o Parents(dead) o Grandparents(dead) o Siblings(dead) o Pets(dust bunny) Predeceased by (here are significant people in the person's life who died before them) o Spouse(none) o Children(alive) o Grandchildren(none) o Siblings(dead) o Pets(alive) SERVICE: Day, date, and time(December 28th Friday 11:30AM) Visitation information Name of funeral home in charge of the funeral(candy cane lane to heaven) Where to call(1-800-Candy) END: Memorial funds that were set up Memorial donations Thank you to people important in the person's life Quote of poem Three words that sum up their life.