During a time of loss, it may be difficult to find the right words to let others know of an individuals death. The following series of examples for death announcements will help you find ways to relay this important message. Whether it is a friend or family member, there is no greater feeling of loss than losing a beloved one close to you.
A memorial to celebrate the life of [name]. [day of week], [date] and [time] at [location].
It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved husband and father [name] on [date]. A small family memorial service was held on [date]. Survived by his loving wife [name] and his children [name] and 5 grandchildren.
It saddens me to announce the untimely death of our beloved aunt [name]. [name] died of complications following a burst appendix and emergency appendectomy on [day of week], [month and day]. There will be a short memorial service at [time] [day of week] in the [location name] at [address]. Aunt [name] will specifies that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the [name] Scholarship fund.
Our family is deeply saddened to inform you that Grandmother passed away in her sleep [day of week] night. As many of you know, she has been suffering from kidney failure for some time now. We are relieved that her passing was peaceful and painless. Her funeral will be held on [day of week] at the [funeral home name] in [location] at [time].
The [name] family announce with great sadness the loss of their beloved father [name] on [date]. A funeral service will be held on [date] at [time] at the [location].
The [name] family are sad to announce that [name] died peacefully on [date]. A Holy Mass will be held on [day of week] at [time] at [location].
We are sorry to be the bearers of sad news, but our grandfather [name] passed away last [day of week] from complications following heart surgery. He had been experiencing chest pains for several weeks. The surgery was intended to alleviate the problem. Following his wishes, we held a graveside service with his children and grandchildren at the [name] family plot in the [location name]. Grandfather was a modest, private man and wanted it that way. Grandmother [name] is holding up well.
We have loved him in life, let us not forget him after death. In loving memory of [name] born in [city, state]. Died at [city, state].
The following infographic captures the digital footprint of people from around the globe. Ever wonder what happens to your information in the afterlife? More than 35% of the worlds population uses the internet. More than 40% of social media users desire to have their accounts closed down after death. A fifth of users are unsure. Many social media sites allow the deceases account to become a memorial for the individual. These and more interesting facts are listed below.