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Death Announcement Letter

Death announcement letters can be both formal and informal. It is a simple declaration letter about someone’s demise. This letter could be sent by any of the close relative of the person passed by to other concerns. The language used in such letters should be polite and simple as it carries sad news. Write the name of the person who has expired with the date and time of death. If possible also mention the reason of the death.

This letter also contains the name and address of the person who is making the announcement of death along with the appeal of receiving the announcement. It would be sent to the recipient informing the certain announcement. Such letters also show the relationship between the person who has passed away and the person who is making the announcement. It also includes the reason of the announcement and condolences to the sender.

 Sample of Death Announcement Letter:


Mr. Justin Goodman

7663 Trifling Avenue

76 Morgan Streets

Barcelona, SD 9981

10th April, 2014

Subject: Death Announcement Letter

Dear Juliana,

I am deeply saddened to inform you that our beloved grandmother passed away in her sleep last night. As you know, she had been suffering from kidney failure for some time now. We are relieved that her passing was peaceful and painless. She was at home after getting her surgery and we were looking after her at our residence. But on 04th January, 2014 in the morning at around 10.00 am she got sick. She was finding trouble in inhalation so we took her to the hospital.

Doctors tried their best to bring her back to normal but everything went in vain and our beloved grandmother passed away. The funeral will be held on 07th January, 2014, 2010 at St. Sebastian Chapel with the Morning Prayer at around 8.00 am. I request you to please be there on time. From the bottom of my heart I pray to God that may her soul rest in peace.

Yours truly,

Mr. Morris Deed

87554 Oland Avenue

Boston, KF 66331

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