Submit a paid obituary
Please accept our condolences for your loss, and we hope that this form and our publication can help you in sharing information about your loved one. The Ark publishes on Wednesdays, so the information submitted through this form must be completed before 3 p.m. Thursday to appear in the following edition. Please feel free to contact us at 415-435-2652 or at

Paid obituaries cost $200 for the first 250 words, or $300 for 251 words through our 500-word maximum, per week. A small portrait of the individual may be included at no additional cost; information on how to submit your image is available on the confirmation page after you complete this form.

An advertising representative from The Ark will contact you for verification, final pricing and to collect payment information.


Guidelines for what to include:
• First, middle and last names, and maiden name when appropriate
• Date, city and state of birth
• Connection to Tiburon Peninsula (e.g., number of years residing in Tiburon, Belvedere, Strawberry or East Corte Madera)
• Date of death
• Home town and state at death
• Age
• Father's full name
• Mother's first and maiden name
• Education (schools, majors, degrees)
• Career/profession and companies worked for
• Name of spouse(s) and date(s) of marriage
• Accomplishments and awards
• Hobbies and interests
• Other life events (special occasions, milestones, community life, important events)
• Preceded in death by (please include only blood relatives and exclude in-laws, friends and pets)
• Survived by (please include only blood relatives and exclude in-laws, friends and pets)
• Memorial/funeral services (include hour, day and date)
• Place of interment
• Memorial contributions (include up to three; please include full mailing addresses)

Text of obituary *
Use the above requests for guidance.
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Verification of death *
Please provide a mortuary and its contact phone number, and the deceased's first and last name and date of death.
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Your contact name *
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Your contact phone number(s) *
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Your contact email
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Preferred start date *
The Ark publishes on Wednesdays; our submission deadline for publication in the following edition is 3 p.m. Thursday.
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Publish how many times *
What else should we know?
Use the space below to write us a note if there's anything else you need to tell us. Please do not enter personal financial/payment information such as credit card or bank account numbers.
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