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How to Order Obituaries from the Dorcas Carey Public Library
RB Hayes Obits
RB Hayes Obits
  1. The charge is $2.50 per obituary (not per person - some people have several obits.)
  2. Make a list of the name and the citation - newspaper name or abbreviation, date, page, column.
  3. Mail with check made out to "Dorcas Carey Public Library" for amount - (number of obits X $2.50):
Genealogy Department
Dorcas Carey Public Library
236 E. Findlay Street
Carey, OH 43316

RB Hayes Obits
  1. The DCPL staff will mail you the copies of the obits as soon as they can get to them. The turnaround time will depend on the amount of traffic this web service generates.
Of course, it is always possible for the researcher to visit the Dorcas Carey Public Library in person... Copies of the obituaries on site are only $.25 each since you do the look-ups! For information about hours and location, try their web site:

Dorcas Carey Public Library has only Carey's newspapers. For other newspapers listed in the Obituary Index, check the List of Newspapers under "Location" to verify which library owns the newspaper microfilm at

DCPL Contact Person:
Laura Toland