Submit an Obituary

The following information for obituaries to run in the Sun Journal. 

For obituaries only, hours are Monday – Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (deadline is 4 p.m. ); Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (deadline is 3 p.m.)

EMAIL (preferred): [email protected]

FAX (Monday – Friday only): (207) 791-6925

WALK-IN : (Monday-Friday only, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.) 104 Park St., Lewiston, ME 04240

MAIL : MaineToday Media, Attn: Obituaries, 295 Gannett Dr., South Portland, ME 04106

PHONE: (207) 791-6191 (NOTE: We do not accept submissions over the phone)

We accept obituaries from funeral homes, family members and friends. However, those submitted by non-funeral directors MUST be verified by a death certificate, or by a funeral home or cremation service. When submitting, please provide your name, telephone number and address, as well as a death certificate or contact information for the funeral home or cremation service handling the arrangements. All information must be provided to continue with publication.

Charges for obituaries will be provided after submission and review by our staff. Out-of-state funeral homes and private party submissions will require credit card payment before the obituary will be printed.

Obituaries run in the Sun Journal and online at

For an obituary to run in a weekly newspaper, please contact:

Advertiser Democrat, (207) 743-7011, [email protected]

The Bethel Citizen, (207) 824-2444, [email protected]

The Franklin Journal, (207) 778-2075, [email protected]

Livermore Falls Advertiser, (207) 780-2075, [email protected]

The Rangeley Highlander, (207) 864-3756, [email protected]

Rumford Falls Times, (207) 364-7893, [email protected]

In memoriams for the Sun Journal are handled directly through the office in Lewiston or you may call (207) 784-5411 or (800) 482-0753.