Saturday, January 16, 2021     Volume: 21, Issue: 46
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Santa Maria Sun / Obituaries

Want to memorialize a loved one?

Our obituary and in memoriam services are affordable, accessible, and handled with personal care. Share your loved one’s story with the local community in a local newspaper.

All obituaries publish in full color with one photo at no additional charge. $20 for additional photo. 2 photos max per obituary. Additional photo only applies to medium and large obituary sizes. Subtract 40 words if using two photos.

For more information or to memorialize a loved one use the link below to contact us or call Jen at 805-347-1968 ext. 121 and give us the information you want to include in your obituary. We'll reach out to you for confirmation and pricing information.

OBITUARY INFORMATION AND SUBMISSION SELECT HERE

There are 3 sizes available.

LARGE 650 words $551 (NT) $372 (Sun)

HALF PAGE SIZE IS 5” X 12 3/4”
















MEDIUM 325 words $308 (NT) $199 (Sun)

1/4 PAGE SIZE IS 5” X 6 1/4”
































SMALL 150 words $161 (NT) $114 (Sun)

1/8 PAGE SIZE IS 5” X 3”


















Suggested information to include in your obituary.

Personal information: Name, age, city and state of birth (please don't include the exact date of birth, which increases the chance of identity theft).

Date and location of death.

What made them special: Education, military, career, clubs, organizations, church, hobbies, and special interests.

Survivors: Seperate relationship in "levels" rather than "families" —spouse; children (spouse); grandchildren (spouse); siblings; etc.

Preceded in death by: Optional

Service information: Viewing (if appropriate) will be from (time) on (day) at (place) in (city,state).

A (memorial, Mass, service, celebration of life) will be held at (time of day, day of week) at (funeral home, church, park, etc.) in (city,state) with burial at (cemetery name, city).

Donations: Flower and/or memorial donation information.










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