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Obituary Information

Hours of Operation: CoxOhio Media Obituary Department is open Monday through Friday 8 am – 5 pm, Saturday & Sunday 1 pm – 4 pm, and Holidays 11 am – 2 pm (closed Christmas Day)

Obituaries are published 7 days a week in the Local Section of the Journal News.

Deadline is 2:30 pm each day for the following day’s publication (Holiday deadline is 2 pm).

To place an obituary, please email with the obituary and/or photo that you would like published. Also, please include the following information: your name, address and phone number as well as the name and phone number of the funeral home, crematory or donation society that handled the arrangements for verification purposes.

Pricing: Journal News obituaries are $11.30 per line (Note: there are 30-33 characters per line). Photo charge is not separate but is added as part of the lineage. Once the obituary is received, a Journal News representative will email you back a proof of the ad with the cost and the information for you to call in before deadline to make payment.

All of our obituaries can be found online at Loved ones can express condolences in the Guestbook, add photos, make donations to a charity and find many other useful services.

The Newspaper reserves the right to refuse all material or photos based on our discretion.

For more information on submitting an obituary, please contact us phone at 937-225-2009 or email
Do you have questions about how to write an obituary? Visit this guide to writing an obituary.
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