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Legacy Believes in the Power of Newspapers

For almost 20 years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to growing audience and revenue in the obituary category.

Service & Support

Best-in-class support for you and your customers.


117,791+ emails and phone calls answered last year


24/7/365 support for our newspaper partners


6.24 years: average tenure for our customer service team

Best Life Story

Honoring a memory through the obituary and Guest Book.

Tailored to today’s users, Next Generation Obituary offers valuable features for funeral home partners, and was created to make your obituary category succeed. Our moderated Guest Book allows people to share memories, photos and videos of their loved ones.


Engaging and understanding your audience.

We understand who visits online obituaries and why. By knowing our audience and their interests, we can monetize through integrated Ecommerce and Display Advertising that aligns with consumer behavior and engages our different types of users.


Understanding trends to move the category forward.

We’re always testing to adapt to changes in consumer behavior and create the best experience for our full range of visitors while pushing the category forward. Take a look at some of our most recent innovations:

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Obituary Readers by State: Guest Book Engagement

Obituary Readers by State: Guest Book Engagement

With more than 1,500 newspaper partners and 4,000 funeral home partners in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, U.K. and Europe, Legacy’s large network allows us to analyze industry-wide obituary-related trends and share them with our valued partners....

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Obits Are Hard – Let’s Make It Easier

Obits Are Hard – Let’s Make It Easier

Recently, two coworkers each lost a family member. When they came back to the office after bereavement leave, I expressed my condolences and asked how the services went. To my surprise, both said they struggled to place the obituaries. Two different very smart,...

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