How to place an obituary

Funeral homes may place obituaries by going to

The Cecil Whig provides obituaries for a fee. Obituaries must be confirmed by a funeral home, crematory, funeral director, mortician, or state anatomy board. If a family is not using a funeral home, such as when the remains are donated to science or for other exceptional circumstances, obituaries may be submitted online by going to The deadline to place an obituary is 3 p.m. Tuesday for the Wednesday edition, and 3 p.m. Thursday for the Friday edition. For more information, call 1-877-242-1110 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or email

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