Essential Parts of an Obituary
The formal notification of the death which often includes the following: Full name, the desired phrase (passed away, passed away peacefully, died, etc), date and place of death. The cause of death is not usually stated but may be if so desired. The date and place of birth are usually listed next.
Robinson, Jane (nee Matthews) died peacefully after a courageous battle with Cancer on December 3, 2020 in Plymouth, USA. She was born on March 28, 1930 in Plymouth, USA.
2. Survivor Information:
Listing the spouse, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other close relatives, close friends and even pets. Predeceased relatives are usually noted before the survivors. Some people choose to include the name of each grandchild, others will state “six grandchildren, four great grandchildren, etc”.
Jane was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, William, in 2012. She is survived by her children, Patricia (Frank) Thompson, Matthew (Sally), and Peter; grandchildren, James, Michael, and Robin (Stephen) McIlroy; great grandchildren, Molly, Spencer, and Michaela, and her cat Maddy. She will be missed by many other relatives and friends.
3. Biographical Information:
Information about the person’s life, which my include: education, work, honours, hobbies, club affiliations, sports teams, volunteer work, etc
Jane and Bill were married in Victoria in 1955. When their children became of school age, Jane returned to nursing at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. She was a lifelong, active member of her church and after retirement enjoyed spending the winter months in Maui with Bill. Her greatest pleasure was received when spending time with her family.
4. Scheduled Ceremonies:
Time and location of ceremonies and events, examples include: Funeral Service, Celebration of Life, Memorial Service, Mass of Christian Burial, Visitation, Prayer Service, Graveside service, Memorial Reception, Cocktail Reception, etc.
A Celebration of Life will be held in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street Plymouth, Indiana, USA, on Friday, August 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm, with the Reverend Richard officiating.
5. Contributions and Thank You’s
This often includes thank you messages to care givers, doctors, and friends. For those who wish not to receive flowers, the “In Lieu of” line is added.
The family wish to thank the doctors and nurses who cared for Jane over the last several years, especially Dr. Jones. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Plymouth Cancer Agency, NJ.
Add this phrase at the end of the obituary to let readers know that condolences and memories can be shared on the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home website.
Condolences may be offered to the family at https://www.johnson-danielson.com .