Welcome to the Pennsylvania Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania.
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

Instruction for obtaining a copy of a Pennsylvania Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $9.00

Division of Vital Records
ATTN Death Unit
101 South Mercer Street
Central Building, Room 401
P.O. Box 1528
New Castle, PA 16103

Remarks: State office has records since January 1906.

All requests must be submitted on an application form, which requires the signature of individual requesting record and a legible copy of his/her valid government issued photo ID that verifies name and mailing address of the individual requesting the record. Application forms, eligibility requirements, fees, and additional information, including how to apply online with a credit card is available via the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Vital Records website. The telephone number is (724) 656-3100.This will be a recorded message.

Directory of Pennslyvania Obituary and 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 Pennsylvania Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Pennsylvania Newspapers.
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Statewide Obituary Search Engines
Pennsylvania Obituary Archive Search Engine
Pennsylvania Obituary and Death Notice Archive
Pennsylvania Library at GenealogyBuff.com
Pennsylvania Counties Formation
Pennsylvania Marriages Search Engine
Pennsylvania Marriage Announcements Archive
Mortality Schedules
Honor Students Archive - Pennsylvania Students
Miscellaneous Pennsylvania Obituaries 1
Miscellaneous Pennsylvania Obituaries 2
Pennsylvania Cemetery Inscription Search Engine
University of Pennsylvania Obituary Search Engine
Miscellaneous Early Pennsylvania Obituaries
Miscellaneous Pennsylvania Obituaries (directory)
Eastern Pennsylvania Obituary Project
Record of Marriages and Deaths 1826-1836 - I
Record of Marriages and Deaths 1826-1836 - II
Miscellaneous PA Marriages 1810-1818 A-D E-G
Marriages: Miscellaneous Counties, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Marriages: Some County Unkown, PA Marriages, 1885-87

Adams Co.

Miscellaneous Adams County Obituaries
Menallen Friends' Graveyard Inscriptions
Adams County Marriages 1885-1887
Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Cemetery Inscriptions

Allegheny Co.

Pittsburgh Post Gazette Obituary Archive 1990-Current
Glassport, Allegheny County Obituary Search Engine
Post-Gazette Obituary Search Engine
Allegheny County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Allegheny County Obituaries
NECROLOGY 1891-1900 Carnegie Area
NECROLOGY 1901-1903 Carnegie Area
DEATH NOTICES, 1918, Carnegie Area
DEATH NOTICES, 1919, Carnegie Area
DEATH NOTICES, 1920, Carnegie Area
Inscriptions from Highwood Cemetery Allegheny (Now Pittsburgh)
Allegheny County Cemetery Inscriptions

Armstrong Co.

Kittanning Leader-Times
Bauer Funeral Home Obituaries
Indiana County Vitals (births, marriages, deaths)
Indiana County Cemetery Inscriptions
Indiana County Marriages - 1936

Beaver Co.

Beaver County Obituary Search Engine (Times Online)
Beaver County Times Obituaries
1850 Mortality Schedule
1860 Mortality Schedule
1870 Mortality Schedule

Bedford Co.

Bedford County Obituary Notice Forum

Berks Co.

Livingood Cemetery Inscriptions
Bashore Cemetery Inscriptions
Tulpehocken Trinity Reformed Cemetery Inscriptions
Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery Inscriptions

Blair Co.

Blair County Obituary Search Engine
Free Email Obit Lookup by Annie (1885-Present)

Bradford Co.

Bradford County Obituary Search Engine
The Rocket-Courier
The Morning Times
Miscellaneous Bradford County Deaths
Bradford County Deaths 1810-1818 A-D - E-G
Bradford County Cemetery Inscriptions

Bucks Co.

Bucks County Courier Times Obituary Archive
Bucks County Obituaries
Wade Funeral Home Obituaries
Mennonite Obituaries

Butler Co.

Butler Eagle Obituaries
Schellhaas Funeral Home Obituaries
Butler Area Public Library Obituary Index Search

Cambria Co.

Frank Duca Funeral Home Obituaries
Henderson Funeral Home Obituaries
Miscellaneous Cambria County Obituaries 1
Miscellaneous Cambria County Obituaries 2
Miscellaneous Cambria County Deaths I
Miscellaneous Cambria County Deaths II
Miscellaneous Cambria County Deaths III
Miscellaneous Cambria County Deaths IV
Nanty-Glo Obituary Index
1934 Ebensburg-Cambria High School Yearbook

Cameron Co.

PA-Roots Cameron County Cemetery Inscriptions
Cameron County Archives

Carbon Co.

Cemeteries of Carbon County - History & Genealogy Page
Citizen's Cemetery Inscriptions

Centre Co.

Centre Daily Times Obituary Archive
Centre County Obituary Search Engine
Centre Daily Times

Chester Co.

Daily Local Obituary Search
First Families of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Volume 1

Clarion Co.

Clarion County Obituary Search Engine
The Sharon Herald
The Clarion News
Mid-Monongahela Valley Obituaries
Recent Clarion County Obituaries
Starr Cemetery Inscriptions

Clearfield Co.

The Progress News Obituaries

Columbia Co.

The Bloomsburg Press Enterprise Obituaries
Newspaper Notices of Marriages and Deaths Found in Early Newspapers

Crawford Co.

Crawford County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Crawford Counties I
Miscellaneous Crawford Counties II
Miscellaneous Crawford Counties III
Miscellaneous Crawford Counties IV
Miscellaneous Crawford Counties V
Miscellaneous Crawford Counties VI
Miscellaneous Crawford Counties VII
Crawford County/Conneaut Valley Cemetery Inscriptions
Marriage and Death Listings 1872
Crawford County Deaths 1852-1854
Meadville Deaths 1880-1896
1850 U.S. CENSUS - Mortality Schedule
1860 U.S. CENSUS - Mortality Schedule
1880 U.S. CENSUS - Mortality Schedule

Cumberland Co.

Cumberland County Obituary Search Engine
The Sentinel

Dauphin Co.

Trefz And Bowser Funeral Home Obituaries

Delaware Co.

Old Chester Obituaries
Danjolell Funeral Home Obituaries

Elk Co.

The Ridgway Record Obituaries (current)

Erie Co.

GoErie Online
Burton Funeral Home Obituaries
1870 Mortality Schedule
1860 Mortality Schedule, LeBoeuf Township
1850 Mortality Schedule, LeBoeuf Township

Fayette Co.

Fayette County Obituary Search Engine
Herald Standard Online
Monongahela Valley Obituaries

Franklin Co.

Public Opinion Obituary Archive 1999-Current
Franklin County Obituary Search Engine
PublicOpinion.com Obituaries (click on "Obituaries")

Fulton Co.

Fulton County Obituary Collection

Greene Co.

Greene County Obituary Search Engine I
Greene County Obituary Search Engine II
Monongahela Valley Obituaries
Miscellaneous Greene County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Greene County Deaths

Huntingdon Co.

Huntingdon County Obituary Search Engine
Huntingdon County Obituaries

Indiana Co.

Indiana Gazette Obituary Search
Blairsville Dispatch (Indiana County)
Miscellaneous Indiana County Obituaries
Shoemaker Funeral Home Obituaries
Early Deaths of Western PA
Indiana County Marriages - 1936

Jefferson Co.

Jefferson County Miscellaneous Obituaries
Mid-Monongahela Valley Obituaries
Some Jefferson County, PA Marriages, 1885-87

Juniata Co.

Elmer Graybill (Mennonite) Funerals 1902-1918
Perry County Times Obituaries (includes Juniata Co.)
Juniata County Death Notices
Kilmer Cemetery Inscriptions
Juniata County Deaths 1820-1839
Juniata County Marriages 1806-1844
Juniata County Marriages 1845-1871
Juniata County Cemetery Inscriptions

Lackawanna Co.

Lackawanna County Obituary Search Engine
The Scranton Times
Lackawanna County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Wayne, Moscow, & Pocono Obituaries

Lancaster Co.

Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era Current Obituaries
Intelligencer Journal Obituary Archive 1995-Current
Lancaster New Era Obituary Archive 1995-Current
Sunday News Obituary Archive 1995-Current
Buch Funeral Home Obituaries (Manheim)
Heilig Funeral Home Obituaries (Mt. Joy)
Frank S. Miller Funeral Home Obituaries (Elizabethtown)
Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church Cemetery Inscriptions
Some Lancaster County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Lancaster County Vitals (some obituaries)
Lancaster County Cemetery Inscriptions

Lawrence Co.

Miscellaneous Lawrence County Obituaries
New Castle News Obituaries
Lawrence County Obituaries
Some Lawrence County, PA Marriages, 1885-87

Lebanon Co.

Daily News Obituary Archive
Lebanon Daily News Obituaries
Lebanon County Cemetery Inscriptions
Lebanon County Marriages 1885-1887

Lehigh Co.

Morning Call Obituaries
Some Lehigh County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Lehigh County Cemetery Inscriptions
Egypt Reformed Church Records

Luzerne Co.

The Times Leader Obituary Archive 1995-Current
Luzerne County Obituary Search Engine
The Citizen's Voice
Hazleton Standard Speaker
The Times Leader Online
Luzerne County Obituaries
Luzerne County Deaths 1810-1818 A-D - E-G
Deaths: 1935: Hazleton Area, Luzerne Co, PA
Luzerne County Marriages 1877-1880
Luzerne County Marriages 1894-1902
Deaths: Hazleton Area Miners, 1886 & 1904
Luzerne County Cemetery Inscriptions

Lycoming Co.

Lycoming County - Obituary Collection
Lycoming County Obituary Search Engine
Williamsport Sun-Gazette Obituaries
Wildwood Cemetery Inscriptions
Jersey Mills Cemetery Inscriptions
Bluestone Cemetery Inscriptions
Barbour's Cemetery Inscriptions

McKean Co.

The Bradford Era Obituaries
Some McKean County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Cemeteries of McKean County
Early Birth Records, 1893-1905 Alternate site
McKean County Vitals (contains few obituaries)
McKean County Obituaries from the Bradford Era - Alternate Link
McKean County Wedding Announcements

Mercer Co.

Mercer County Obituary Index Search Engine
The Herald (Sharon, PA)
John Flynn Funeral Home Obituaries
Mercer County Obituaries Online
Mercer County Obituaries
Some Mercer County Deaths 1893-1905
Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery Inscriptions
Oakwood Cemetery Inscriptions
Some Mercer County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Request an obituary or cemetery lookup by Janet Stanko

Mifflin Co.

Lewistown Sentinel
The Sentinel Obituary Search Engine
Some Mifflin County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Dixon Cemetery Inscriptions

Monroe Co.

Monroe County - Obituary Collection
Monroe County Obituary Search Engine
Pocono Record
Some Monroe County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Monroe County Cemetery Inscriptions

Montgomery Co.

Montgomery County Cemetery Inscriptions
Ursinus College Obituary Record, 1917

Montour Co.

Press Enterprise Online Obituaries
Some Montour County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Visneski Funeral Home Obits (Current)
Visneski Funeral Home Obits 2003-2010

Northampton Co.

Heintzelman Funeral Home Obituaries
Burials in Allen Township, Northampton County
Early Northampton County Marriages
Forks Church Cemetery Inscriptions

Northumberland Co.

The Daily Item Obituaries - Archive
Northumberland County Cemetery Inscriptions
Northumberland County Vitals (births, deaths, marriages)
Marriage and Death Notices in the Northumberland Republicaner 1812-1818

Perry Co.

Perry County Cemetery Inscriptions
Perry County Times Obituaries
Some Perry County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Perry County, PA Death Records 1852-55
Landisburg Cemetery Inscriptions

Philadelphia Co.

Philadelphia Daily News Obituary Archive 1982-Current
Philadelphia Inquirer Obituary Archive 1981-Current
Philadelphia County Obituary Search Engine
Philadelphia Daily News
Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia County Obituaries and Death Notices
Wetzel & Sons Funeral Home Obituaries
Philadelphia County Cemetery Inscriptions
Fernwood Cemetery Inscriptions (partial)
Philadelphia City Directory 1890

Pike Co.

Miscellaneous Pike County Obituaries
Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery Inscriptions

Potter Co.

The Potter Leader-Enterprise Obituaries
Early Potter County Obituaries
Vital Records of Potter Co., PA for 1876
1850 Mortality Schedule
Some Potter County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Potter Leader Enterprise Obituaries - February, 2000
Potter Leader Enterprise Obituaries - March, 2000

Schuylkill Co.

Schuylkill County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Wayne, Moscow, & Pocono Obituaries
Selected Death Registrations: 1893-1897
Selected Death Registrations: 1897-1901
Partial 1880 Mortality Census
Schuylkill County Vitals (births, marriages, deaths, etc.)
Schuylkill County Cemetery Inscriptions

Snyder Co.

Snyder County Cemetery Inscriptions

Somerset Co.

Somerset County Obituaries
Henderson Funeral Home Obituaries
Meyersdale Obituaries A-C - D-H - I-L - M - N-P - Q-S - T-Z
Obituaries of Quemahoning Township
Quemahoning Twp. - Mt. Tabor Reformed Church Death Records
Somerset County Cemetery Inscriptions
Blough Cemetery Inscriptions
Boyt's Burial Ground Inscriptions

Susquehanna Co.

Susquehanna Obituaries Index 1893-1999
Obituaries in Susquehanna County
Susquehanna County Deaths 1810-1818 A-D - E-G
ME Churches (Marriages)- 1880 to 1891
Record of Marriages of the ME Church - 1896 to 1906
Methodist Episcopal Churches (Marriages)-1908 to 1927

Tioga Co.

Tioga County Cemetery Inscriptions

Union Co.

Union County Obituaries
Some Union County, PA Marriages, 1885-87

Venango Co.

Progress News Online
Some Venango County, PA Marriages, 1885-87
Holmden Family Cemetery Inscriptions

Warren Co.

Warren County Obituaries
Some Warren County, PA Marriages, 1885-87

Washington Co.

Washington County Obituary Search Engine
Archive of Washington County Obituaries 1
Archive of Washington County Obituaries 2
Archive of Washington County Obituaries 3
Washington County Obituaries
Western PA Obituaries
Old Washington County Obituaries from MacDonald, PA I
Old Washington County Obituaries from MacDonald, PA II
Old Washington County Obituaries from MacDonald, PA III
Old Washington County Obituaries from MacDonald, PA IV
Old Washington County Obituaries from MacDonald, PA V
Old Washington County Obituaries from MacDonald, PA VI
Washington County Marriages
Washington County Vitals
Washington County Cemetery Inscriptions

Wayne Co.

Honesdale-Wayne Independent Obituaries
Teeters Funeral Chapel Obituaries
Wayne County Obituaries

Westmoreland Co.

Times Express Star
Tribune-Review (Westmoreland-Indiana Co.)
Tribune-Review Obituary Search Engine
Miscellaneous Westmoreland County Deaths
Miscellaneous Westmoreland County Obituaries 1
Miscellaneous Westmoreland County Obituaries 2
Murrysville Star
Norwin Star
Latrobe Bulletin Obituary Index "Dead-A-Base"
Westmoreland County Obituaries
Brant's Cemetery Inscriptions
Westmoreland County Cemetery Inscriptions
Greensburg High School 1927 Class Photos & History
Old and New Westmoreland (online edition)

York Co.

Hanover Evening Sun Obituaries
York County Cemetery Inscriptions
York County Death Index Search Engine 1893-1906
York County Marriage Index Search Engine 1885 to 1921
York County Birth Index Search Engine 1893-1906

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