obituary obituary  /oʊ ˈbɪ tʃu ˌɛ ri/


  • (n) a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography



  1. In 1888 a French newspaper--thinking it was Alfred and not his brother who had passed on--ran his obituary under the cutting headline "Le marchand de la mort est mort" (the .
  2. The Simpsons wrote the Excursion's cultural obituary in the episode where Marge buys the "Canyonero.


  1. Memorial service for Herbert Blau

    From Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic: A memorial service has been set for influential theater director, author and scholar Herbert Blau, of Seattle, who died May 3 (obituary here). The author of a dozen books, he held several posts at the University of Washington: professor emeritus of En
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Obituary update

    Obituary update: Mary Musil Brooks, Ann Marie Olson, Carol Aden, Isla Schwarz. Mary Musil Brooks, 62, Overland Park, formerly of Blue Rapids, died June 6, 2013. A service was at 10 a.m. Monday, June 10, at Colonial Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Mo. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at Fairmont Cemetery, Blue Rapids.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Marysville Advocate

  3. To Submit Obituaries

    The Inquirer welcomes obituary information from funeral directors, relatives and friends. Please submit information promptly. We want our obituaries to be timely. Recent photographs of publishable quality are desired.
    on June 11, 2013     Source:

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  1. "We decided that we would not declare his obituary now, other than to say that he's the winningest coach in our history, four 30-0 seasons, and the ultimate aficionado of our game," Stern said. "We hope he's in peace right now, and we'll wait...
    on Jun 3, 2010 By: David Stern Source:

  2. "I'd hold the obituary" for Clinton, says David Gergen, who served as an adviser to four presidents, including Bill Clinton. "She, like he, has enormous inner reserves upon which to draw. That's why, no matter what else happens, you can't...
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: The Plain Dealer -

  3. "I read my own political obituary in a judgment that seemed to me harsh and mistaken-if not premature," Gore told the dignitaries assembled in Oslo. "But that unwelcome verdict also brought a precious if painful gift: an opportunity to search...
    on Dec 17, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: MSNBC

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