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10 June 2011

The Dead Don't Proof Their Obituaries

Think about who might have written the obituary of Grandma that appeared in the newspaper. Was it a family member with "issues?" Was it someone who wanted certain people left out? Was it someone concerned with being entirely accurate? Unless you were involved first hand in the planning, you might not really know who wrote the obit. And who wrote it makes all the difference.


  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE the title! And the content...so true, so very true.

  2. Sometimes, the author was the funeral home and the survivor didn't really know the deceased's details all that well, so mistakes are certainly made....let the reader beware!