New! Search Columbus Dispatch Digital for obituaries from 1871 to the present.

Individuals may submit up to 6 obituary requests per month using the electronic Obituary Request form, by phone or by mail.

Obituaries will be delivered by email or mail.

Emailed obituaries are free and viewable with free software from Adobe.

Franklin County residents without access to email should visit any CML location or call (614) 645-2275 for information. 

Please include as much information about the deceased as possible. At a minimum, a name and date of death are required. If you are unsure of the date of death, call (614) 645-2275 for help.

Detailed genealogy searches may require the assistance of a researcher. Genealogy researchers are available through the Ohio History Connection, the Association of Professional Genealogists or Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society.