Announce a death and funeral details with a Newspaper Notice
When planning and arranging a funeral the Newspaper Notice is not only an important opportunity to publicly announce the death and funeral details, but can also be used to detail where any donations or flowers can be sent.
The announcement of a death is normally placed in a local or national newspaper, but you can also place them further afield if the deceased lived in another town or city at some other time in their lives.
Information Needed for a Newspaper Notice
The following items are required for all Newspaper Notices:
- Name, age, occupation and city of deceased.
- Time and place of death. Some include cause of death.
- Birthdate and birthplace.
- Survivors. Survivors listed depend on the age of the person who had died.
- – Spouse
- – Children
- – Grandchildren
- – Siblings
- – Parents
- – Other close relatives
- Memberships in local or national organizations
- Military service.
- Funeral, Memorial and Burial arrangements.
If you have chosen a charity or good cause to receive donations in memory of your loved one, this can also be mentioned., by saying “in lieu of flowers, please send donations to…”
Increasingly, people also use the internet to post an announcement or an obituary, whether it is on the pages of an online newspaper or on a social networking website. It is estimated that the number of online memorials on one prominent social networking site is already in the millions.
Bennetts Funeral Directors of Essex will be happy to help you arranging the announcement of a death wherever needed and can give you an approximation of cost. Please call us on 01277 210104 with any questions you may have.