About the Database
The Obituary Index database is a list of names from obituaries published in the Olean Times Herald including the name, date of death and date an obituary was published.
The list can expedite your search for an obituary published in the newspaper.
The library has Olean newspapers available on microfilm dating back to he late 1800s.
Microfilm readers are available for public use in the library. You are welcome to come to the library to find an obituary on microfilm. Or you may make a research request and have the information sent to you. Read our Research Request Policy for more information.
The Obituary Database is an on-going project. Current listings include the 1980s and 1990s.
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