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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 Notice Length by State

Obituary Notice Length by State

With more than 1,500 newspaper partners and 3,500 funeral home partners, Legacy.com’s vast database of obituaries gives us unique insight into obituary-related trends across the United States. This month, we’re looking at how the length of obituary differs across the...

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Obituary Readers by State: Audience Demographics

Obituary Readers by State: Audience Demographics

At Legacy, we understand the people who visit online obituaries and why. Every day, we look at the demographics of our users to identify areas of opportunity that ultimately lead to site updates and innovations. Our analytics team looked at demographic data by state...

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