“An artist, a bohemian, lover of music, men, food, clothing, travel, politics, and peace,” the obit in a local paper said of her.
When it comes to stories about extramarital affairs, I would like to write that obit, too.
I ask him a question and somehow the answer includes the obit of atheist poet Percy Shelley.
Nothing against her, but I kinda can't believe that Donna Summer's obit made A1 of the Times.
And not just an obit, but a sidebar under the hed "Caruso Kept Hoping He Would Return."
If the mother just died, you could at least get an obit out of it, she explained.
In return the college undertook to keep an obit for him every year.
At every months mind, years mind, or obit, the curate has 8d.
In 1493 he established at University College an obit for the widow of Warwick the king-maker.
Colchester and the Convent covenanted to observe the Bishop's obit—September 18—which we know they did to the last.
late 14c., "death," from Middle French obit or directly from Latin obitus "death," noun use of past participle of obire "to die," literally "to go toward" (see obituary). In modern usage (since 1874) it is usually a clipped form of obituary, though it had the same meaning of "published death notice" 15c.-17c. The scholarly abbreviation ob. with date is from Latin obiit "(he) died," third person singular of obire.
: This is not the obit page
An obituary, esp in a newspaper: getting left out of the pious obits in The Times (1874+)