Placing An Obituary

A notice of death or an obituary may be placed in the local papers in memory of the deceased.

We will assist you in all stages of the placement. Please contact us online or SMS/call +65 9671-7507 for immediate assistance.

A) Types of newspapers
1. English: The Straits Times and The Sunday Times, Today 
2. Chinese: Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News 
3. Malay: Berita Harian and Berita Minggu 
4. Tamil: Tamil Murasu 

B) Documents Required
1. Original Death Certificate 
2. Identity Card of person placing the notice 

C) Mode of payment
1. Credit card 
2. NETS 
3. Cash (during office hours only)

D) Advertisement Rates per column cm
You may refer to the Singapore Press Holdings website for the advertisement rates

E) Checklist
Details to include in the obituary:

Photo of deceased
Name of deceased and alias, if any
Date of death (Time optional)
Names of family members (parents, spouse, children, adopted children, in-laws, grandchildren, siblings, nephews/nieces, uncles/aunts, cousins, godparents/god children, etc.) If any family member is deceased, name should be within brackets with word deceased or late, e.g. (Tan Ah Kow, deceased) or (Late Tan Ah Kow)
Location of wake
Details of service and prayers such as date, time and location
Funeral date and time
Burial or cremation details with the name of cemetery or crematorium and time. If necessary, include a message such as No wreaths please and indicate name of charity for any donations.

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