Romeo and Juliet Obiturary

With the death of same major characters during Romeo and Juliet, it is appropriate for us to write an obituary for some of them.

Write a 300 word obituary in your Verona Times paper.

See samples here.

For some of the information below, you are free to embellish (make up) some of the answers.

Include many of the ideas below.

  • NAME / ANNOUNCEMENT
    • Full name of the deceased, including nickname, if any
    • Residence (for example, the name of the city) at death
    • Place of death
    • Cause of death
  • LIFE
    • Place of birth
    • Names of parents
    • Childhood: siblings, stories, schools, friends
    • Marriage(s): date of, place, name of spouse
    • Education: school, college, university and other
    • Designations, awards, and other recognition
    • Employment: jobs, activities, stories, colleagues, satisfactions, promotions, union activities, frustrations,
    • Places of residence
    • Hobbies, sports, interests, activities, and other enjoyment
    • Charitable, religious, fraternal, political, and other affiliations; positions held
    • Achievements
    • Disappointments
    • Unusual attributes, humour, other stories
  • FAMILY
    • Survived by (and place of residence):
      • Spouse
      • Children (in order of date of birth, and their spouses)
      • Grandchildren
      • Great-grandchildren
      • Great-great-grandchildren
      • Parents
      • Grandparents
      • Siblings (in order of date of birth)
      • Others, such as nephews, nieces, cousins, in-laws
      • Friends
      • Pets (if appropriate)
    • Predeceased by (and date of death):
      • Spouse
      • Children (in order of date of birth)
      • Grandchildren
      • Siblings (in order of date of birth)
      • Others, such as nephews, nieces, cousins, in-laws
      • Pets (if appropriate)
  • SERVICE
    • Day, date, time, place
    • Name of officiant, pallbearers, honorary pallbearers, other information
    • Visitation information if applicable: day, date, time, place
    • Reception information if applicable: day, date, time, place
    • Other memorial, vigil, or graveside services if applicable: day, date, time, place
    • Place of interment
    • Name of funeral home in charge of arrangements
    • Where to call for more information (even if no service planned)
  • END
    • Memorial funds established
    • Memorial donation suggestions, including addresses
    • Thank you to people, groups, or institutions
    • Quotation or poem
    • Three words that sum up the life

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