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Response to LanternWaste (Reply #15)

Wed May 18, 2016, 03:20 PM

16. "at her expense"

 

I am certain that her family knows her quite well, and quite better than you.

I have seen humorous obituaries, epitaphs on tombstones, etc., and what they normally suggest is that the family knew this person as a funloving person and did not find their passing to be an occasion for acting otherwise.

I am sorry you, and your humorless associates, have apparently never been in the company of such people.

Someone whose passing would otherwise go unnoticed by most of the world was made noteworthy by her family, to honor her sense of humor:

http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/17/politics/mary-anne-noland-obituary-richmond-2016-election/

"Her husband Jim Noland told NBC12 that one of her sons wrote the obituary and it was meant as a joke, a way for her family to continue her sense of humor.

"This isn't the first time a paid death notice has been used to send a personal message to the world," The Richmond Times-Dispatch said in a statement.

The statement also said that sometimes obituaries are used to comment on favorite sports teams, places to visit and drinks of choice, too -- in addition to politics."

So go ahead and tell us that her husband is classless and is making jokes "at her expense" in the way that he and the family decided to honor her.

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