Cumberland Times-News

Obituary Submission Policy

Obituary Submission Policy
  • Obituary Policy and information

    The following obituary policy will be followed by the Cumberland Times-News. The Times-News' comprehensive listings of deaths include two types of notices:

    • A free notice is offered that lists any visitation and service arrangements only.
    • The other type, a paid obituary, is a more lengthy notice, which includes a life history of the person and other information at the presenter's request. A photo may be submitted along with a paid obituary for an additional fee. Obituary information and photos may be e-mailed to

    Obituaries, photos (.jpg) and notices are be emailed to
    One time run cost is $11.00 per printed column inch; $30 photo; $5.50 Veterans flag.
    All obituaries must be pre-paid prior to publication (Visa/MC/Discover/AmEx)
    Deadline for next day’s publication is 7:45 p.m.
    Questions call (301)784-2534 from 4:30-8:00 p.m.

    A free funeral notice is also offered that will appear only on the day of the funeral. Notices are submitted through a funeral director.

    January 10, 2013

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