Chemung County Library District

1979-2008 Obituary Searching Directions

Step 1: To search for Obituaries, enter the last name, first name in the search form at the bottom of this page.
Example: smith, john
[Click here to go to the search form]

Step 2: To view the record, click "Details".
Click Details

Step 3: To view the date of death and the date of the obituary, click "Catalog Record".
Click Catalog Record tab
Step 4: The date that the obituary appeared in the Star Gazette can be found on the "Host item entry" line of the record.
Record details, date of death in the General Note area, host item entry contains the date which the obit appeared in the newspaper

Search Form

Remember to search for Obituaries, enter the last name, first name.
Example: smith, john

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