Most characteristic words for dying in 2015 obituaries, by state

“Passed away” was used in 32.5 percent of all obituaries and topped the national list. In every single state, it was either “passed away” or “died” (20.6 percent nationwide at №2) that was used most often. The relative prevalence of each of these terms paints a much more diverse picture.

Most characteristic words for dying in 2015 obituaries, by state

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