Death Certificates: What you need to know

Just as a birth certificate officially documents an individual’s arrival into the world, a death certificate verifies their departure.  What is a death certificate? A death certificate is an official, state-issued record of an individual’s death.  What information is on a death certificate? A death certificate includes the person’s full legal name, date of birth, […]

Why we built After

We are committed to preserving all life stories so we continue to be inspired by the legacy of those who came before us It is an unsettling fact that the vast majority of the 107 billion people who have entered this world left no trace of themselves. Public tributes have long been reserved for a […]

How to write an obituary

Obituaries matter. Not only are they often the only remaining testament to a person’s life but if you are writing the obituary, it probably means that that life was a big part of your own story. Recalling memories while also grieving makes sitting down to write the obituary seem like a huge task, even if […]