Do you need to write an obituary in honor of a relative who has passed away? Perhaps you’re the person in the family who other family members trust to get the job done. But what if you’ve never written one before and are not sure how to go about it? Fortunately, there are things you can do to get ideas, including asking for tips from the Dublin, OH direct cremation provider helping with the final services. Take a look at the ways you can get the help you need.

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Ask the Cremations Services Provider

The best way to get tips is to ask for help from the crematory performing the direct cremation. You can bet that they know the ins and outs of preparing obituaries, so they will be able to offer you expert tips, opinions, and recommendations. Another good idea is to consult the website of the cremation services provider you hire. You will see plenty of obituaries posted there. You’ll no doubt get a feel for how to write one and how to cram a lot of information into a few sentences.

Conduct Research Online

You can also research online to learn more about the components of an obituary. You’ll want to include information like the name of the person as well as when they were born and when they died, biographical data, information about survivors and predeceased immediate family members, and details about scheduled services. When you know what type of information needs to go into an obituary, you will find it easier to actually put pen to paper and write one.

Ask for Help

Do you know anyone who has recently lost a loved one? Depending on how close you are to them, you might want to ask them for suggestions on how to write a compelling obituary. You might also want to have them read what you’ve written and to give you an honest critique. Also be sure to ask your loved ones to pitch in since they might have information that you don’t have.

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When you need help with an obituary or with planning a direct cremation, contact us at Buckeye Cremation by Schoedinger. We’ll take the time to answer any specific questions you may have and will help you to make the right decisions. We’re a reputable provider of direct cremation services in Dublin, OH. Our goal is to treat our customers the way we would want to be treated if our roles were reversed. So you can count on us for great customer service and affordable prices. We offer witnessed cremations, private viewings, mailing of cremated remains, delivery of cremated remains, and more. You can get a hold of us by phone, in person, and online at Whether you want to plan or preplan final services, ask questions about direct cremation and what it entails, or get information about writing obituaries, you can count on us to help. We’re here to help you in your time of need. Get in touch when you need us!