Submit an Obituary to The Ellsworth American or Mount Desert Islander

Submit an Obituary

  • Please identify yourself.
    We will contact you so that you may review your loved one's obituary and discuss the price before it is published.
    The obituary will be published both in print and online.
  • What day did your loved one pass?
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
  • You can upload photos using this form. If you don't have digital versions of the photo(s) you would like to include, please have the photo(s) delivered to our office for scanning and return to you. Please indicate below if you will upload your photos or deliver them to one of our offices.
  • Please note, there is a $15 charge per photo for either paper or $24 for both papers.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, png, jpeg.
  • Additional photos for the newspaper's website may be included at no additional charge.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, png, jpeg.
  • The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander staff are saddened by all losses in our community, local or not so local. Please accept our sympathies.