Announce the Passing Away of Employees, Friends or Family

Make a hard time a little easier with simple-to-customize funeral announcement templates.

Create Death Announcement

Make a hard time a little easier with simple-to-customize funeral announcement templates.

Create a heartfelt death announcement

Losing a friend, family member or colleague is difficult. And lots of people want to pay their respects. That’s where a death announcement can help: easily let your community know that the person passed away, and the details of the burial or memorial service. The announcement can be shared online or in print, so anyone at any age can access and share the information.

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Pick a respectful funeral service announcement template

Easy to make memorial service announcement

Use one of our sample memorial announcements as a guide to customize your own. The key things to include are the person’s name, date of passing, and details about the time and location of the funeral or memorial.

Simply pick a template that speaks to you, add a photo of the deceased and the relevant details, and your announcement is ready to be shared.

A Life Remembered

How to announce a death online:

01

Choose a death announcement template

Browse our collection of tasteful templates. Choose one you like, and click “Personalize”.    

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Add a photo of the deceased

Easily add a photo of the person who passed away. Photos may be uploaded from your phone, computer, Facebook or Instagram. You can add more photos at any time by clicking “Add photos” on the top-left of the Editor page.

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Customize

Edit the text to include pertinent details: the person’s name, date of passing (and age if you wish), and the date, time, and address of the funeral and/or memorial. You may also mention where donations can be made in their memory, and whether or not flowers would be appreciated.

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Share

Click “Preview” to make sure everything looks accurate. Then click “Share or Print” to share your death announcement wherever feels appropriate. Options include Facebook, Twitter, email, text message, or printing in hard copy (either DIY or via our print service).

Announcing a death on Facebook or email

The reality today is, many people learn of a person’s passing from a message online. It’s simply more convenient—both logistically and emotionally—than making multiple phone calls. Fortunately, there’s a way to do it tastefully and respectfully. Our death announcement templates are designed by professionals to get the message across in a loving and informative way. You customize the details, and we handle the rest.

Send condolences with sympathy cards and slideshows

There are many meaningful ways to honor a person’s life. To get you started, a memorial slideshow is a beautiful way to look back on their best memories and accomplishments. Sending it along with a personalized sympathy card to the family makes them feel comforted and supported. Discover more ways to celebrate a loved one’s life by browsing our collection of heartwarming designs.

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