Obituary Requests

How to Order Obituaries from the Amherst Public Library:

  • There is no charge for an obituary request but please limit your request to six per month.
  • Include the person’s name and the citation listing newspaper date and page as shown in the Ohio Obituary Index.
  • Specify if you would like the obituaries faxed or emailed to you and include your name and contact information.  For requests asking for obituaries to be mailed, please send us a stamped self addressed envelope with your request. One first class stamp is sufficient postage for three copies. For six copies, use two first class stamps.

Email your requests or submit to:
Amherst Public Library
Obituary Request
221 Spring Street
Amherst, Ohio 44001

Fax number: (440)988-4115

You may also visit the Amherst Public Library in person. Obituaries are available on microfilm and copies are $0.10 per page.   Check out our other digital resources including yearbooks, photos, and newspapers.