Obituary

To live in hearts we leave behind Is not to die.  ~Thomas Campbell, "Hallowed Ground"



We live in a society that is more mobile and better connected then ever before.  Yet the time honored tradition of paying our respects to those that have come before is stil important to many of us.  The Obituary app for the iphone and android is bridging this tradition with modern technology.   We bring hundreds of obituaries all over the country to the palm of your hand.  Currently with over 100 sources that are all constantly being updating you get access to the daily obituaries in a simple and user friendly application.



Recent Announcements

  • First Week of May We started Obituary with about 100 sources, and the plan was to add more as people requested them.  From a lot of your feedback we have decided that this reactionary method is not whats best.  As a result rather then periodically adding a few papers and doing small updates, we are currently working on massive update that will take the number of sources from around 100 to somewhere between 1,000 to 1,500.Hopefully this will mean that no matter how large or small your city or town is, we will have you covered.  Although we haven't verified it, we believe this could also make Obituary the single largest source for obituaries in North America.As a result ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2011, 8:49 PM by Blake Storm
  • Update Coming Thanks to everyone who has sent us papers they would like to see on here.  We are working hard to add all of the papers you suggested, and we just wanted to let you know that we appreciate all of you who have taken the time to help us improve.  Although we are doing our best to add all the papers you wanted, some don't release the information thus we can't provide it to you.  We will try to work with these papers to get them to release it, but that may take some time.  We also are going to be trying out a new feature called socialize soon.  It simply makes it so you can comment on ...
    Posted Apr 3, 2011, 5:07 PM by Blake Storm
  • First Update Approved Our update got approved the following papers have been added:Lincoln Journal StarLincoln JournalDes Moines RegisterToronto StarWindsor StarNew York TimesBoston GlobeWe also added an announcement feed, that way we could let you know what papers were going to be added to our next update. Also remember we would love to make the app better for you, so if you have suggestions please feel free to send them to us through the link in the app or to our email theobituaryapp@gmail.comAlso in regards to being able to customize the task bar.  Currently Apple limits the number of feeds you can rearrage to 16.  As a result only the first 16 feeds ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 4:40 PM by Blake Storm
  • V 1.1 On the way Our next version is on the way with some updates.  We have gotten feedback from you, are users, and have added a bunch of the papers that you have requested.  Unfortunately we were not able to fulfill all of the requests, but we promise we are doing our best.  We also our going to add an announcements feed into the app, that way you can use Obituary to see if we have received your requests, be aware of any updates or changes we are making, and hopefully find answers to any questions you have.    
    Posted Mar 9, 2011, 10:28 AM by Blake Storm
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Newspapers Covered in Iphone:



Newspapers Covered in Android and Windows:


Advocate
Akron Beacon
Alvin Sun
Ann Arbor.com
Arizona Daily Star
Asbury Park
Atlanta Journal
Austin American
Austin Statesman
Bay City Times
Birmingham News
Boston Globe
 Boston Herald
Buffalo News
 Calgary Herald
Clarksdale
Columbus Dispatch
The Commercial Appeal
Contra Costa Times
Daily Herald
Dallas News
Dayton Daily
Democrat and Chronicle
Denver Post
Des Moines Register
Detroit News
Edmonton Journal
FL Times Union
Flint Journal
Fresno Bee
Grand Rapids Press
Herald Review
Intelligencer
Inside Bay Area
Hartford Courant
Jackson City Patriot
Journal Sentinel
Kalamazoo Gazette
Kansas City Star
Knoxville News
LA Daily News
Las Vegas Review
Lexington Herald
Lincoln Journal Star
Lincoln Journal
 Miami Herald
The Morning Call
Muskegon Chronicle
Newsday
New York Times
 News Journal
News and Observer
News Tribune
Orange County Register
Oklahoman
Omaha World-Herald
Oregonian
Ottawa Citizen
Palm Beach Post
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Philadelphia Inquirer
Post and Courier
Post-Standard
Press-Enterprise
Providence Journal
The Record
Richmond Times
Roanoke Times
Saginaw News
Salt Lake Tribune
San Antonio Express News
San Jose Mercury News
Seattle Times
San Francisco Chronicle
South Florida Sun Sentinel
St. Louis Post
St. Paul Pioneer
St. Petersburg Times
The Star Ledger
The State
Tampa Tribune
Tennessean
Times of North West Indiana
Times-Picayune
Times Union
Toledo Blade
Toronto Star
 Tulsa World
Union-Tribune
Washington Post
Windsor Star
 Yahoo News

And Just  for fun:

Famous Deaths in History Today



Requests


Charlotte Observer
Gaston Gazette
Cedar Rapids Gazette
Press Democrat
Westerly Sun
The New London Day
Houston Chronicle
Glenn Falls, NY Post Star
Statesman Journal, Salem Oregon
Star Telegram
Winston Salem, NC journal
Lowell Sun
Nashua Telegraph


Be sure to check back frequently because we are adding more sources everyday.  If there is a paper that you don't see here and that you would like to have, send us an email, using the contact link below, and we will do our best to add it into next weeks update.   



The Next Update:

The next update for android and windows will contain over 1000+ sources (news papers).  As a result the entire interface will be different as we do our best to make it easy for you to navigate through all of the obituaries.


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Current Bugs

We realize that we aren't perfect and are working on fixing our bugs all the time.  Below is the list of bugs we are aware of and trying to fix.  Thanks, and please let us know if we need to add anything to this list.

-Problem with scrolling down on the edit screen, preventing you from customizing     the task bar.
    Update:    This is being limited because of Apple.  They don't allow you to customize more then 16+ feeds.  We are sorry for the inconvience 
   

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