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How to place an obituary in Akron Beacon Journal

For more information on submitting an obituary, please contact the Akron Beacon Journal at 330-996-3352 (Obituary representative). You can e-mail your obituary to or fax it to 330-996-3074. All notices must be prepaid by credit/debit card or check-by-phone (unless submitted by an in-state funeral home). Obituaries are charged a flat rate of $45 plus $4.10 per line weekdays and $4.25 per line weekends.

Obituaries may be submitted Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m for the next day's publication and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. for the next day's publication. Holiday hours vary. Emblems and photos are permitted.

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