|How to place a Paid Death Notice or Obituary in the Philadelphia Inquirer and/or the Philadelphia Daily NewsFor paid death notices, please call the Inquirer/Daily News at 215-854-5800, email: email@example.com, or fax 215-854-5572.
For more information on submitting an obituary, please contact the Philadelphia Inquirer by phone at 215-854-2717, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 610-313-8243 or please contact the Daily News at 215-854-5573, email:email@example.com, or fax 215-854-5910.
Please note the difference between a paid death notice and an obituary. A death notice is handled by advertising, is guaranteed to appear and there is a charge. An obituary is done by our editorial staff, is NOT guaranteed, and there is no charge.
The deadline for death notices is 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday for publication the following day. For the first Sunday edition, the deadline is 5:00 P.M. Friday. For the second and final Sunday edition, the deadline is 4:30 P.M. Saturday. Deadline for Monday publication is 4:30 P.M. Sunday. We must be able to verify the death. Death Notices are usually placed by the funeral director. Prepayment is required.