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Definition of Obituary

Obituary

  1. That which pertains to, or is called forth by, the obit or death of a person; esp., an account of a deceased person; a notice of the death of a person, accompanied by a biographical sketch.
  2. A list of the dead, or a register of anniversary days when service is performed for the dead.

Obituary Quotations

I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
Benjamin Franklin

When I die, if the word 'thong' appears in the first or second sentence of my obituary, I've screwed up.
Albert Brooks

There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary.
Brendan Behan

I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
Clarence Darrow

Live so that when the final summons comes you will leave something more behind you than an epitaph on a tombstone or an obituary in a newspaper.
Billy Sunday
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Obituary Translations

obituary in Dutch is necrologie
obituary in French is obituaire
obituary in German is Nachrufs, Nachruf, Sterbeanzeige
obituary in Italian is necrologio

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