Death Certificates

The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for original records of all deaths that have occurred in Gardner, including Heywood Hospital. All death certificates are public records. A certified copy of a death certificate may be obtained in person or by mail.


The fee is $10 per copy.

How to Obtain a Death Certificate

  • In person: Walk-in requests are accepted and you may wait while the certificates are prepared. Cash and checks are accepted forms of payment.
  • By mail: Please fill out the attached Death Certificate Request Form (PDF) and return with a check or money order payable to the "City of Gardner.
  • Order Online