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Obituary Form
The deadline for submitting an obituary is 3 p.m., on the Monday prior to the Thursday publication. Please indicate name and phone number of a contact person. If you need more room to express your information, use the back of this form. The Grosse Pointe News reserves the right to edit all copy. Color or black and white, 35 mm photographs in original, scanned or .JPG format may be submitted for publication.

Fee: The Grosse Pointe News charges $125 for most obituaries. Additional charges apply to more extensive obituaries. Only funeral homes will be billed. Family submission fees must be paid prior to the date of publication, via check, credit card or cash. Receipts are available upon request.

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* required information.
Contact Information
This person will be contacted for payment arrangements and answers to any questions concerning the obituary.
* Name
* Daytime phone number
* Email address
* Name of Deceased:
* Date of Death:
* Place of Death
indicate city and name of hospital if other than residence
* Residence of Deceased:
Choose one
If "other" was chosen, list city and state
* Age
* Birthplace:
Indicate city & state or country, if foreign
* Parent's Names:
indicate if deceased
* Education
Indicate all colleges or universities and graduation years. If no year is given, obituary will mention that deceased atteded the school. If deceased did not attend college, give full name of high school and location, along with graduation year
* Employment
Indicate company, job title and location
Military Service
Choose one
Mention any wars in which deceased was involved
* Clubs, Organizations
Indicate full names, titles held and locations
* Interests/Hobbies
Indicate full names as you wish them to appear. In-laws should appear in ( ); Cousins will not be included. Nieces and nephews will only be included if deceased did not have children. Do not indicate cities of residence of Survivors, this information will not be included. NOTE: If a spouse, child, grandchild or sibling died before the deceased, mark "deceased" after name.
Indicate living or deceased
Indicate living or deceased
Only mention those still living
* Funeral Home
* Viewing date & times
* Service date & time
* Place
Full address
Indicate cemetery or church and location
Memorial Contributions
Indicate organization and full address
Be sure all information is correct. You will not have the opportunity to edit this form once submitted.
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