Where Life Stories Live On®

SEARCH OBITUARIES BY KEYWORD

More Options

SEARCH OBITUARIES BY KEYWORD

More Options

SEARCH OBITUARIES BY KEYWORD

More Options

Getty / Corbis Historica

Sign up for obituaries via email

Get customized obituary news delivered directly to your inbox.

SEARCH OBITUARIES BY KEYWORD

More Options

Did You Know?

Though used interchangeably today, gravestones and tombstones were once two different things: the marker on top of a gravesite and the coffin's stone lid.

SEARCH OBITUARIES BY NEWSPAPER

The Star Ledger Obituaries

THE STAR LEDGER

New Jersey

Dallas Morning News Obituaries

DALLAS MORNING NEWS

Dallas, TX

The Advocate Obituaries

THE ADVOCATE

Baton Rouge, LA

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Obituaries

ST.LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

St. Louis, MO

NorthJersey.com Obituaries

NORTHJERSEY.COM

New Jersey

Houston Chronicle Obituaries

HOUSTON CHRONICLE

Houston, TX

Chicago Sun-Times Obituaries

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

Chicago, IL

The Boston Globe Obituaries

THE BOSTON GLOBE

Boston, MA

The Buffalo News Obituaries

THE BUFFALO NEWS

Buffalo, NY

©iStock.com/IakovKalinin

Each person must live their life as a model for others.
-Rosa Parks

FUNERAL HOME LOOKUP

CULTURE AND TRENDS  |  February 9, 2017

True Love to the End  ›

It’s often in the obituaries where an everyday couple’s great romance is finally told.

Did You Know?

Some Victorian families hired professional mourners to attend a loved one’s funeral. Their loud and public wailing would encourage others to weep.

Funny Obituaries

Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.

INSPIRATIONAL LIVES

Anne Jennings

First African-American registered nurse to graduate from Hartford Hospital School

Willie Evans

Buffalo football star whose 1958 team refused to play in a bowl game banning black players

Mary Louise "Lou" Rodeen

The first woman to be accepted into the Northwestern University Band.

Allan Williams

The first manager of the Beatles

Jill Saward

Rape victim became an advocate for victims of sexual assault

Joyce Brock

Created one of the first modeling agencies and schools for African-Americans

©iStock.com/Teradat Santivivut

Where there is love there is life.
-Mahatma Gandhi

NOTABLE DEATHS

View All  ›