Obituary/In MemoriamFAQ

How to submit a Card of Thanks / In Memoriam

A Card of Thanks or an In Memoriam may be faxed or emailed to The deadline is five business days prior to publication date. Memoriams and Cards of Thanks are also posted online. Call Monique Savoie for pricing at 603-594-6550.

Obituaries Information

The obituaries are available to be viewed online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service is invaluable to people seeking information about their loved ones.

Obituaries are usually sent to us directly from the funeral homes. Please include your contact phone number. If you are a family member and would prefer to submit an obituary, please email the complete obituary for your loved one. Please include your name and best phone number to reach you. Also it is Telegraph/Cabinet Press policy that all obituaries that run in our papers must be confirmed by the funeral home or cremation society prior to scheduled run date. If you can not provide the contact information for the funeral home or cremation society, a certified death certificate may be used instead as verification.

Obituaries are published exactly as we receive them from the funeral homes or family members. It is the responsibility of the individual submitting the obituary to notice any errors before sending the obituary to The Telegraph and Cabinet Press.

Please ensure that the information you provide is as accurate and complete as you can to allow for proper representation of your loved one.

How to Submit an Obiturary

Where do I send my obiturary?
Obituaries must be e-mailed to or faxed only if absolutely necessary to 603-882-2681. Obituaries will not be taken over the phone, nor will they be accepted through the mail. Handwritten obituaries will NOT be accepted.

Is there a charge?
There is a charge to run an obituary in The Telegraph and Cabinet Press. Obituaries are priced by the inch. There is no additional charge to include a picture.

Can I include a photograph?
Pictures from newspapers, photo IDs or printed from a computer will not be accepted because of poor quality. Pictures should be submitted by e-mail as a JPG (200 DPI) attachment.

Please indicate which publications you wish to run in.

 • The Telegraph
 • The Milford Cabinet
 • Hollis/Brookline Journal
 • Merrimack Journal
 • Bedford Journal

Deadlines: The deadline to run an obituary in The Telegraph is 5 pm the day before if emailed and 4 pm if the obituary is faxed. The deadline to run an obituary in The Cabinet and Journal papers is Tuesday by 5 pm via email, 4 pm if the obituary is faxed. If you need a price quote prior to publication please contact Monique Savoie, Mon – Fri between 8 am – 5 pm at (603) 594-6550.

Holiday Deadlines:
  Thanksgiving Day
    - The Thursday deadline for The Cabinet and Holiday Journal (Bedford, Merrimack, and Hollis Brookline Journal combined) is Monday at 10:00 a.m.
    - The Thursday deadline for The Telegraph is Tuesday at 8pm

How do I know what my obiturary will cost and when it will run?
A representative will call to confirm that the obituary was received. If you do not hear from a Telegraph/Cabinet Representative, please call (603) 594-6550 Mon – Fri until 5 pm or (603) 594-6467 on Saturday and Sunday to make sure the obituary was received.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Monique Savoie at (603) 594-6550 Mon-Fri from 8am-5pm or email:

All Obituaries are paid announcements. The Telegraph and Cabinet Press is not responsible for errors and omissions in obituary information provided to us. If you notice an error in the obituary, please contact the funeral home.

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