Coroner

Coroner

Pam Gay, CORONER
717-840-7617, Fax 717-840-7618
Vivian L. Howell, Administrative Assistant
717-840-7617

The York County Coroner's Office is Responsible For:

  • The investigation and completion of the death certificate for the following types of death:
    • Sudden deaths not caused by readily recognizable disease
    • Deaths occurring under suspicious circumstance or as a result of violence or trauma
    • Operative and peri-operative
    • Unidentified or unclaimed bodies
    • Contagious diseases and any other disease reportable to the state health department
    • Sudden infant death syndrome
    • Stillbirths
    • Bodies to be cremated, buried at sea or otherwise disposed of so as to be thereafter unavailable for examination. Funeral homes will contact coroner
  • Computerized death records or coroner's cases from 1858 up to the present time.
  • Monthly statistics of homicides, suicides and motor vehicle accidents.
  • Annual statistics of all causes of death within the realm of coroner participation.