Online Pet Remembrance Submissions

Recognizing the need to memorialize our lost pets, The Ellsworth American & Mount Desert Islander are offering "Our Pets Remembered." This will appear on the last Thursday of each month, giving pet lovers the opportunity to share their feelings about their recently deceased pets. Just call us at (207) 610-2576, or stop by our office downtown in Ellsworth at 1 Printing House Square, or you can submit an obituary using the form below. Remebrances submitted to either, or both, newspapers will in print and online.

Contact Information

We will contact you so that you may review your pet's remembrance and discuss the price before it is published.

Your Pet's Information

Your Pet's Date of Death


Photos can be attached to this form or mailed/dropped of at our Ellsworth office located at 1 Printing House Square, Ellsworth, ME 04605 or our Bar Harbor office located at 310 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Select a Method to Submit a Photo(Required)
Drop files here or
Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, Max. file size: 256 MB.
    Photos must be high resolution and no larger than 2"x2".
    Which paper would you like your remembrance to appear in?
    Would you like your remembrance to appear online for an additional fee?

    Pricing & Options

    We will provide an exact price once you send us the copy.

    Obituarties are priced as follows:

    • $10 per newspaper column inch and $30 per 2″ photo (for EA OR the Islander)
    • $15 per newspaper column inch and $40 per 2″ photo (both papers)
    • $20 for an additional 2″ photo in a single publication, or $35 for an additional 2″ photo in both papers
    • $15 for your remembrance to be featured online at and/or (online only available with an in-paper submission)

    A line is the width og a column as it appears in the newspaper, not how it appears on your computer screen. Once we receive your submission, we will will contact you with the price before publishing the obituary.