We have relocated, and our new office location is at the York County Prison at 3400 Concord Road York, PA 17402.

Pam Gay, Coroner

717-840-7617, Fax 717-840-7618

Coroner Pam Gay


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.