COVID-19 Family Resource Guide

Helping Delaware Families Heal in New Ways

With the national response to COVID-19, we understand many of you have questions about how this public health emergency and social distancing rules apply to the care of your loved ones.

While we all hope and pray that life returns to normal as soon as possible, your friends here at Evan W. Smith Funeral Services are prepared to be a resource to those in our beloved Dover & Wilmington communities right now, by providing:

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Our experienced, professional staff is taking every necessary precaution to ensure exceptional service while keeping our families and facilities safe.

This means operating within the guidelines provided by the NFDA, CDC, and Governor Carney’s Declaration. We strongly encourage families and staff to practice social distancing of at least 6 feet apart. While it is customary to embrace one another during trying times, we are following medical best practices to ensure the health and safety of our staff and guests.

We understand the hardship these current limitations create. That’s why we have enhanced our website and service offerings to help you heal now, and continue to heal over time.

Should you have any additional questions about the way in which COVID-19 could impact the home going preparations of your loved one, do not hesitate to contact our offices:

  • Dover: 302-526-4662
  • Wilmington: 302-377-6906

Thank you for trusting Evan W. Smith Funeral Services with the care of your loved one. This situation remains fluid and we will continue to provide updates as further guidance becomes available. We deeply appreciate your cooperation to maintain a safe environment for each cherished guest and staff member.

For additional information regarding COVID-19, please consult the following sites:

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Delaware Health and Social Services



Whether you need to plan a funeral for a death that has occurred or are seeking to preplan arrangements, our staff is always available to assist you. Please contact us anytime.

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Evan W. Smith Funeral Service - Wilmington
Phone: (302) 377-6906
201 N. Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805

Evan W. Smith Funeral Service - Dover
Phone: (302) 526-4662
518 S. Bay Rd., Dover, DE 19901

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