Coroner
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The Coroner's Office shall perform the duties of the office without fear, prejudice or partiality toward any person or institution.  The Coroner's Office shall proceed in the public interest to carry out diligently and as rapidly as possible the duties and responsibilities as required by law to serve the residents of Adams County. The Coroner’s Office is responsible for investigating any sudden, unexplained deaths not due to prior known medical causes, to ascertain the cause and manner of death and try to determine if another person was responsible for the death. Responsibilities are Investigate any sudden deaths, Investigate any unexplained deaths not due to prior known medical causes, Ascertain the cause and manner of death, Determine if another person was responsible for the death, Bodies to be cremated, buried at sea or otherwise disposed of so as to be thereafter unavailable for examination require authorization from the Coroner. 

 

Contact Information:  

Pat Felix, D-ABMDI
Coroner
 
​County of Adams
Coroner​
​45 Major Bell Lane
Suite A ​
Gettysburg, PA 17325​  
 
Phone:​ 717-337-0962 ​
Fax:​ 717-337-3192​
​Email:
 
​Hours:
​24/7 

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