East Haddam’s Death records date back to the 16th century. Per state statute, all Death records are open to the public prior to July 1, 1997. From July 1, 1997 forward, the records are available without the social security number, unless you are a qualified party by law. Certified copies of death certificates are $20.00 per copy.
Death certificates are available from the Town Clerk’s office for anyone who died within the Town of East Haddam, or for an individual that passed outside of East Haddam, but within the State Connecticut, and was a resident of the town at the time of their death.
Application Form for Certified Copy of Death Certicate
Burial and Cremation Permits are available to funeral homes for the fee of $3.00 each. The permits are required prior to disposition of a body.
The town Clerk has appointed the following individuals to act as subregistrar’s for the issuance of burial permits.
Thomas J. Portelance, Jr. - Spencer Funeral Home, PO Box 90, 112 Main Street, East Hampton, CT 06424
Wayne T. Mohrlein, Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester, CT 06415