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Death Announcements

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

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Create a heartfelt death announcement

Losing a friend, a family member or a colleague is heartbreaking and many want to express 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 template 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 service.

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

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How to announce a death online:


Choose a death announcement template

Browse our vast collection of templates. Choose one that appeals to you, and click “Personalize”.    


Add a photo of the deceased

Seamlessly add a photo of the deceased. 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.



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.



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

In today’s reality, many people learn of a person’s passing from a message online. It’s simply more convenient—both logistically and emotionally—than making numerous 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 at 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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