Where to Start & How to Plan

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Celebrate a life well-lived.

The funeral or memorial service offers a remarkable opportunity for those left behind.

These loving events allow you to honor the memory of the deceased and pay tribute to his or her life. Recognizing that every individual is unique, the dedicated professionals at Evan W. Smith Funeral Services deliver personalized assistance to create a meaningful service that pays respect to the distinctive life and legacy of your loved one. From casket choices to funeral flowers, we provide an endless array of highly individualized funeral offerings designed to meet the needs of each family we serve.

We’ll accompany you through your grief journey.

When you choose Evan W. Smith Funeral Services, our seasoned staff will be here to guide you through all aspects of your loved one’s funeral arrangements and services with compassion and dignity. You have many options from which to choose and we will do all that we can to help you create a beautiful, respectful ceremony. From traditional funerals to direct cremations to the most original memorial services, we deliver gracious events where you can join with family and friends to share your grief. Above all, we will do our utmost to honor your loved one.

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Please know that you’re not alone.

Funeral planning can seem overwhelming, but we’re here to help.

There are so many details to attend to and endless choices to be made. Right now, you may feel unsure about what to do first and you probably have plenty of questions, too. The caring team at Evan W. Smith Funeral Services is always here for you, acting as a trusted resource and a wellspring of valuable expertise. As Delaware's most trusted full-service funeral home, we’re proud to offer a variety of affordable funeral and cremation services, as well as personalized memorial and specialty services.

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Everything you need for a meaningful goodbye.

To help you get started, we’ve assembled a collection of helpful information. Whether you’re interested in cremation, planning a funeral with burial, or memorial service for your loved one or for yourself, you’ll find resources and guidance here. If your family is in need of funeral arrangements in Wilmington or the Dover area, please contact us. As the community’s trusted provider of quality funeral services, we are always happy to answer any questions you may have.



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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