Letter of Recommendation

   Fill-in-the-Blank Long Obituary


{Title or Position} {Name} "{Nickname}" {Last Name} (née {Maiden Name}) died {unexpectedly/peacefully} in {location} on {date} in {City, State} at the age of {age}.

{Name} is survived by {his/her} {parents, Name and Name of Location; wife/husband, Name; children, Names; siblings, Names of Locations}. {He/she} is preceded in death by {relatives, Names, of Locations}.

{Name} was born on {date} in {City, State} to {Parent Names}. {He/she} graduated from {School} in {year} with a degree in {field}. {He/she} married {Name}, {his/her high school sweetheart/a mechanical engineer/etc.} in {year}. After moving to {Location}, {Name} began working for {Company} as a {position}. Over {period of time}, the couple welcomed {number} children into their home and {Name} set about teaching them {skill/trade}. {His/her} children remember {him/her} as a {kind/gentle/patient/driven} {father/mother} who encouraged them to pursue their goals.

{Name} was accomplished at {skill/talent} and often {example of talent}. {He/she} was a {generous/witty/dedicated} individual who loved {subject} and who was passionate about {changing the world/educating students/bacon/etc.}. {He/she} was an active and dedicated member of the {Church/Club/etc.} and often volunteered at {location}.

A funeral is scheduled for {time and date} at {location}, with a reception to follow at {location}. {Title} {Name} will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate {Name}'s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to {Charity/Hospital/person/etc.} at {address}. Condolences can be sent to {URL}. The family would like to thank {caregivers/hospital staff/etc.} for {his/her/their} {efforts/care/dedication}.

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