OMG Dobby is so cute!
What?! Snape...after all this time?
Well at least we have George and Fre-
James and Lily - To establish orphans of war.
Cedric Diggory - To show Voldemort's mercilessness.
Sirius Black - To show Harry's lack of parental figures.
Albus Dumbledore - To show the death of a great leader can't stop a war.
Hedwig - To show the end of Harry's childhood.
Mad Eye - To show the death of a soldier.
Dobby - To show even the smallest of creatures can die a hero's death.
Fred - To show that death does not fall for pranks.
Tonks and Lupin - To reestablish orphans of war.
Colin Creevey - To show that good die young even when they are not supposed to.
Snape - To show that you can always change your ways.