Newspapers

One of our major goals as a funeral home is to make arrangements easier for the families that we serve. With the help of technology we are able to provide information for families before they come to the funeral home. Listed below are the names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and websites for the newpapers and internet news sites ( daily and weekly ) that serve our area.  As part of our service to you will will help you to compose and submit your notice to these or any other papers the family may desire.



 Elliot Lake

CKNR Radio ( Moose 94.1 FM )  
144 Ontario Avenue Elliot Lake ON
Phone: 800-565-7359
Fax: 705-848-1378

One of the only radio stations in the area still providing daily death announcements Monday through Friday.

The Elliot Lake Standard  
Elliot Lake ON
Phone: 705-848-7195
Email: classified@elliotlakestandard.ca

Weekly newspaper serving Elliot Lake, Blind River and surrounding communities. Death notices are submitted through Sun Media. They can be reached at 877-750-5054.



 Sault Ste. Marie

Local2 ( formerly soonews )  
642 Queen Street East Sault Ste. Marie ON
Phone: 705-251-6397
Website: http://www.local2.ca
Email: ssm@local2.ca

Local internet news site. Death notices are posted free of charge.

Sootoday.com  
677 MacDonald Avenue Sault Ste. Marie ON
Phone: 705-759-3266
Website: http://www.sootoday.com
Email: info@sootoday.com

This is a very popular local news site. Death notices are listed free of charge. There is a $75.00 for a photo with the notice.

The Sault Star  
145 Old Garden River Road Sault Ste. Marie ON
Phone: 705-759-5800
Alternate Phone: 705-759-5802 ( Classifieds )
Fax: (123) 456-7890
Website: http://www.saultstar.com

Death notices are submitted through Sun Media. They can be reached at 877-750-5054.



 

North Channel Current  

Website: http://www.northchannelcurrent.ca
Email: cheryl@northchannelcurrent.ca
Contact: Cheryl MacKay

Online news site offering free death notice listings. This site focuses on the North Shore communities from Echo Bay to Manitoulin Island



 Thessalon

The North Shore Sentinel  
359 River Road, Box 640 Thessalon ON P0R 1L0
Phone: 705-842-2504
Fax: 705-842-COPY ( 2679 )
Email: ns-sentinel@bellnet.ca
Contact: Brent Rankin
Contact: Randy Rankin

Local weekly newspaper serving Thessalon and surrounding communities along the North Shore.



 Sudbury

The Sudbury Star  
33 MacKenzie Street Sudbury ON P3C 4Y1
Website: http://www.thesudburystar.com

Death notices are submitted through Sun Media. They can be contacted at 877-750-5054.


Cards of Thanks

This is an insertion in the paper where you thank people that helped you during your time of need. Typically, people thank their doctors, nurses and friends.

Newspaper #1: 100 words $11.75; Additional words $0.06 each
Newspaper #2: $0.44/word

Obituaries

This details the personal data, background, funeral details as well as the survivors of the deceased.

Newspaper #1: Free of Charge
Newspaper #2: $2.49/line; Picture add $20.00

In Memoriams

This generally states the deceased's name and the date of passing. It is not uncommon for survivors to include a short poem that fits the occasion.

Newspaper #1: 50 Words $10.00; Additional words $0.06 each
Newspaper #2: $2.49/line

Death Notice

The death notice gives detail about where the person passed on, who is survived by them and the location and date of the funeral.

Newspaper #1: 20 Words $4.75; Additional words $0.20 each
Newspaper #2: $2.49/line

Deadlines

Newspaper #1: Monday by 5:00p.m. for Wednesday's paper
Newspaper #2: Monday-Friday by 7:00p.m. for next day, Sunday by 7:00p.m. for Monday's paper

Box 59 | Blind River, ON P0R 1B0 | Phone: 705-842-2520 | Fax: 705-842-1726 | Email: mfh@menardfh.com

Box 59 | Blind River, ON P0R 1B0 | Phone: 705-842-2520 | Fax: 705-842-1726 | Email: mfh@menardfh.com