Write & Publish an Obituary in Minutes

This free tool helps you create and share a lasting obituary online and in your local newspaper.

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Our 3-step process makes it easier.

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Why Publish an Obituary?

Writing a meaningful obituary for someone who has died is an important part of keeping their legacy alive. It's the best way to create a permanent historical record of their genealogy and life story that may be cherished for generations to come.

What Does Publication Include?

  • Free online obituary at Legacy.com
  • Integrated Guest Book for sympathy & condolences
  • Announcement of funeral/service details
  • Photo and video galleries
  • Reach a larger community by publishing to one of our partner newspapers

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About Legacy.com

In addition to helping you publish obituaries online and in your local newspaper, Legacy.com also offers resources to help with grieving, remembrance, and practical end-of-life matters.