Where can someone find obituaries in the Bergen Record?


Quick Answer

The website for The Record, a newspaper covering Bergen County and other areas of northern New Jersey, has a link to recent obituaries in the area. Additionally, death records can be requested from the local official in charge of vital statistics.

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The Record is the local newspaper for Bergen County, N.J. It covers several other counties, including Passaic, Morris, Essex, Hudson and Sussex. There is a section of the website of the newspaper dedicated to obituaries, which takes the user to recent obituaries. The service is linked to the Legacy website. Users can search obituaries and guest books by first or last name as well as other parameters.

For death record information, a person would have to consult one of the Bergen County registrars. Each borough and city has a registrar, and the website of the New Jersey Department of Health has a complete list of vital statistics registrars, with the registrar's name, office address, phone number and fax number. Through a registrar, a person can, for a fee, request a copy of a vital record, including a death certificate. The order can be placed online or in person. Copies are generally received in a few weeks, depending on the volume of orders being processed at the time.

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