October 1, 2020
Most Americans plan for weddings, retirement, and other important life events. However, the majority of us don't plan for our funerals. Here are six of the best reasons to consider arranging your funeral in advance. Read the blog.

September 15, 2020
Memories, values, and lessons learned are among the things we acquire that are far more meaningful than money. Regardless of the size of your material estate, you can hand down these intangible assets in the form of a legacy letter. Also called ethical wills, legacy letters are not legal documents but they can be every bit as significant as a last will and testament. Here are five good reasons to get started on your legacy letter today. Read the blog.

August 11, 2020
Serving as a personal representative or executor of an estate is a significant responsibility. While it’s an honor, it can also be a difficult, time-consuming assignment. The process involves a lot of research, paperwork, and deadlines, and it can cause family disagreements, as well. Knowing what’s expected makes the task easier. Although state probate laws vary, we’ve outlined the typical responsibilities in our latest blog article. Read the blog.

July 7, 2020
In response to families’ need for timely information and accessible service during the COVID-19 health crisis and beyond, Delaware-based Evan W. Smith Funeral Services has unveiled a new website that is loaded with free resources. The family-owned company, which was founded in 2009 and serves clients from its Dover and Wilmington locations, has added several new capabilities to its long list of services. This video serves as a walk-through highlight reel of the newest features.

July 6, 2020
The obituary is a gentle reminder of life’s finite nature. Yet for those who have recently experienced the death of a beloved family member or friend, an obituary means so much more. It can help you remember the joy you shared during their lifetime. If you have recently lost someone you love, please accept our deepest condolences and visit our website to leave an obituary tribute or to send flowers. This video walks you through the easy process.

June 1, 2020
For those unable to attend in person, our live streaming capabilities enable family and friends to take part in memorial ceremonies from the comfort, safety, and/or convenience of their own home or office. This video serves as a "how-to" guide for those who wish to live stream a service held at one of our funeral homes.

May 22, 2020
Through a large glass window, grieving family and friends will have the opportunity to view their loved one who has passed, and pay their final respects. Available at our Wilmington location.

May 1, 2020
Along with our emotional and spiritual health, we also need to pay close attention to our physical health. Take some time now to develop better habits.

April 2020
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.

April 2020
Rev. Dr. Erika D. Crawford, D. Min., Pastor of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church in Dover, DE. offers three tips for encouragement as we move through a difficult time with hope.

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

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Phone: (302) 526-4662
518 S. Bay Rd., Dover, DE 19901

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