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How to Order Obituaries from the Wayne 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 "Wayne Public Library" for amount - (number of obits X $2.50):
Genealogy Department
Wayne Public Library
P.O. Box 489
Wayne, OH 43466

RB Hayes Obits
  1. The WPL 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 Wayne Public Library in person... Copies of the obituaries on site are only $.10 each since you do the look-ups! For information about hours and location, try their web site:

Wayne Public Library has only Wayne and Bloomdale 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

WPL Contact:
Wayne Public Library
Phone: 419-288-2708
Fax: 419-288-3766