Obituary Writing Guide

Writing an obituary can be difficult but we hope to make the experience a little easier by providing the following instructions to help guide you through the process. Before you begin, it also helps to familiarize yourself with the format for obituaries appearing in our newspaper at While every obituary is unique, here are some basic guidelines to follow:

Please Note: We will edit your submitted obituary to ensure that the text contains complete sentences, proper punctuation, and correct spacing. Depending on the number of edits needed, the final price of your obituary may increase or decrease by a minimal amount.