An index of obituaries published in the Fall River Massachusetts Herald News is available online. Obituaries from the 1940's thru the 2000's are available.
The index is in an Excel file that you can browse alphabetically by last name of the deceased.To search the file you will have to download it. Included in the index in addition to the name of the deceased is the name of the spouse (with maiden name if known) and the date of the paper in which the obit if found.
On the landing page you can find instructions for ordering a copy of the obituary.
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