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Obituary Submission Form

Submit information to request an obituary in The Buffalo News

Obituaries are news stories written by The News' Editorial Department about noteworthy local residents. The information you provide on this page will be submitted to the Editorial Department, where an editor will review it and determine if an obituary will be written.

Not all obituary submissions are published.

Death Notices are paid advertisements handled by The News' Classified Sales Department. To place a Death Notice in The News or on, contact the Classified Sales Department by sending an e-mail to or by calling 716-856-5555 or 1-800-777-8653

Photos: You'll be given the option to upload a recent photo (JPG file up to 1MB and at least 200 dpi) The person submitting this photo for publication in The Buffalo News attests that he/she has full right, power and authority to have photo published, either by virtue of owning the copyright or by having been granted authority by the copyright holder.

Deadlines: Obituaries will be published as space is available.

Family/Funeral information

Contact information will only be used by Buffalo News staff and will not be published.

Submission Contact Information

Family Contact Name *
Family Phone *
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Family Email Address *
Funeral Home Name
Funeral Phone Number
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Funeral Contact
Funeral Address
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