OBITUARIES KEEP REQUESTING LOVED ONES NOT VOTE FOR HILLARY

By Morgan Chalfant An Arkansas man has requested in his obituary that loved ones do not vote for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, making him at least the third individual to do so since Clinton launched her campaign in April. The obituary for Richard Buckman of Beebe, Ark., reads, “In lieu of flowers, please…

5 GOOD REASONS TO WRITE YOUR OWN OBITUARY

By Alan Gelb Why, one might ask, would anyone want to write his or her own obituary? Out of sheer narcissism? Utter morbidity? An insatiable desire to control things? Any or all of those motivations may be at work, but, to put a more positive spin on things, the act of writing one’s own obituary…

DID AUNT ROSIE JUST DISAPPEAR BEHIND A PAYWALL?

By Keith Stride for Memorial Post Anyone living in Winnipeg Canada will tell you about how their city’s main newspaper, the Winnipeg Free Press, is now anything but free. Like many other newspapers struggling to survive in the new digital economy the WFP now requires readers to pay a fee anytime they view an article…