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How to place an obituary in The Frederick News-Post

How to place an obituary in The Frederick News-Post Obituary Submissions:

Obituaries are paid announcements. The Frederick News-Post is not responsible for content. All obituaries must be verified by the funeral home handling arrangements or a legal institution of record.

Deadline for obituaries is 3:00 p.m. daily. Obituaries received and processed before 3:00 p.m. will be published the following day, or on the day requested, after payment is confirmed.

Please note: If you are a funeral home obituaries are submitted to

If you are a private party please send your information to and include your name, address, and phone number.

For information, please call the obituary desk at 240-215-8563 Monday-Friday from 8 to 5 p.m. On weekends and holidays call 301-662-1178. The Frederick News-Post reserves the right to make any grammatical corrections as necessary.
Death Notices:
A simple Death Notice can be published in the paper at no charge. Death Notice information will include name, where the decedent resided, date of death, and funeral home of record.

Do you have questions about how to write an obituary? Visit this guide to writing an obituary.
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