Obituary – brief biography of deceased person
An obituary is a brief biography of a deceased person's life.
A bit of your story (obituary) is given at your funeral and maybe in a newspaper.
Obituaries are often printed in newspapers. They are also spoken by a friend or relative as what's known as the the "eulogy" at funeral services.
Examples of obituary in a sentence
I read aunt Maud's obituary in the newspaper yesterday.
The journalist wrote a very detailed obituary about the rock star who died in a car crash.
Writing her husband’s obituary was a way for the grieving widow to celebrate his life and get closure.