Help for the Obituaries
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General Functions:

How do I find obituaries for the present day, week, month?

Obituaries are listed on the Obituaries home page, starting with the most recent. To see the previous day's obituaries, simply click on the "Yesterday" button found at the top of the listings. Click on the "This Week" button to view the entire week of obituaries. Click on the "This Month" button to view all obituaries from the current month.

What if I know the deceased's name, but not when they died?

The Obituaries area can be searched by name. Simply type the name in the search box at the top right-hand side of the page, then hit the "Search" button.

I have found the obituary I'm looking for, how do I view it in its entirety?

To view the full obituary, click on the name of the deceased. At the bottom of each full obituary listing, there is a link to the funeral home that posted the obituary along with helpful information such as calling hours, suggested memorial donations, etc.

I know the town the deceased lived in, but not their full name or the date of their death.

The pages of obituary listings can be viewed in several different ways. The listings are automatically organized by most recent obituary posting to oldest. But, you can reorganize the obituaries by name, city, state, date reported, or reporting funeral home by simply clicking on that word in the heading. Example, click on the "City" link in the blue bar to organize all obituaries by location. Towns will appear in alphabetical order.

How do I post a condolence message to a particular obituary?

To leave a condolence for an obituary, click on the name of the deaceased. At the bottom of their obituary, click on the link that says: Post a condolence for this obituary. Complete the condolence form and click the submit button. Your name, phone number and email address will NOT be published with your condolence. All postings are subject to an approval process and may take up to one business day to be posted. If you wish to be notified when your message is published you must include your email address.

Can I post an obituary for my loved one?

Currently, only funeral homes can post obituaries to this site or submit an obituary to air on NBC10/WJAR TV.

I want to attend services. How do I find more information about the funeral home?

Every obituary has a link at the bottom of the listing that says: Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home. This will take you to a page with the funeral home's hours, address, phone number and all other relevant information. Funeral homes can also be located by clicking on the "Funeral Homes" button at the top of the listings area.

For Funeral Home Directors and Employees Only:

I would like to post obituaries on How do I get started?

Every page of the Obituaries area of has a small link in the bottom left-hand corner that says: "Funeral Director Log On." Click on that. You will be taken to a page where you can log into the Obituaries. If you are not yet a registered user, click on the link that says "Register your funeral home." You will need to fill out the Add/Edit User form.

Once you have completed the form, it will be emailed to the administrator for the site who will then contact you, either by email or telephone, to confirm that the information you submitted is accurate. Note: Only funeral directors and employees of funeral homes may post obituaries on the Obituaries.

Once your registration has been confirmed by the administrator, you will be able to log into the tool at any time by clicking on the "Funeral Director Log On" link located at the bottom left-hand corner of every page within the Obituaries area.

More information for member functions is available in the members area.

I would like to post an obituary to air on WJAR/NBC10 TV. How do I do that?

After you submit a free obituary through this form, you will be given the opportunity to purchase an obituary to air on WJAR/NBC10 TV.

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