Welcome to the Delaware Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Delaware obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Delaware, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Delaware.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instructions for obtaining a copy of a Delaware Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Delaware Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Delaware

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $25.00

Office of Vital Statistics
Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

Remarks: State office has death records since 1969. For previous years, write to Archives Hall of Records, Dover, DE 19901.

A photo identification is REQUIRED for all transactions. If submitting by mail, a copy of ID IS REQUIRED.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Office of Vital Statistics. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (302) 744-4549.

Directory of Delaware Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Delaware Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Delaware Newspapers.
Surname Meanings Database


Delaware Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
Delaware Obituaries Collection
Delaware Obituary and Death Notices Archive
Honor Students Archive - Delaware Students
DelMarVa Obituaries Search Engine
Delaware State News
Delaware Online
Roster of Delaware Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion - 1st REGIMENT
Roster of Delaware Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion - 2nd REGIMENT
Roster of Delaware Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion - 3rd REGIMENT
Roster of Delaware Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion - 4th REGIMENT
Roster of Delaware Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion - 5th REGIMENT
Roster of Delaware Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion - 6th REGIMENT
Delaware Cemetery Inscriptions

Kent Co.

Kent County Obituary Search Engine
Dover Post
Greater Dover Area Death Records

New Castle Co.

New Castle County Obituary Search Engine
Miscellaneous New Castle County Obituaries - 1
Miscellaneous New Castle County Obituaries - 2
Miscellaneous New Castle County Obituaries - 3
Delaware Online Obituary Archives
Newark Post Obituaries
Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home Obituaries
Middletown Historical Bits of News
Miscellaneous Early Asbury Cemetery Burials
Miscellaneous Early Baptist Cemetery Burials
Miscellaneous Early Brandywine Cemetery Burials
Miscellaneous Early Old Swede's Cemetery Burials
Miscellaneous Early Presbyterian Cemetery Burials

Sussex Co.

Cape Gazette
Miscellaneous Sussex County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Seaford Area Burials

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