What should I do now

Sometimes the death of a family member can be quite sudden and unexpected. This can cause you to be confused and have many questions. Here are some of the things you can do to help the deceased at the morgue. 

  • Please Contact a Funeral Home/Cremation Service.
  • Please have the legal next of kin contact our office with a choice of Funeral Home/Cremation Service.
  • It is NOT necessary to come to our office unless you are requested to do so.
  • All viewings are conducted at the Funeral Home.
  • Personal effects will be with the deceased when released to the selected Funeral Home.
  • Official form of identification will be returned to the issuing agency.
  • The Death Certificate will be provided to legal next of kin by the Funeral Home.
  • Lucas County Coroner does not charge a fee for Lucas County residents whose death occurred in Lucas County.