Times Union Obituaries

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Founded in 1857, the Times Union is a daily newspaper focused on Albany and surrounding suburbs. It is owned by Hearst Communications Inc., controlled by William Randolph Hearst. It has also extended to online publications since 1996.

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Looking to publish an online obituary to a local audience? Consider posting to the Times Union. 

For information on submitting an obituary, please contact the Albany Times Union Obituaries Department by phone at (518) 454-5085, or email at tuobit@timesunion.com.

The Times Union offers the following notices to be placed in their paper:

  • Card of Thanks
  • Death Notices
  • Follow Ups
  • In Memoriams
  • Memorial Service Announcements
  • Obituaries


Please be sure to include your full name, phone number and billing/mailing address if you are submitting an obituary. The Times Union newspaper does require proof of death if an obituary is submitted by anyone other than the funeral home. This may be provided as either a scan or copy of the death certificate, obituary previously published in another paper or confirmation from either the funeral home or cremation service assisting with the arrangements.

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