What To Do When Someone Dies
If a medical professional has not pronounced death, call 911.
Contact the funeral home. No matter what time of day or night, someone is available
to take your call, and our staff is available to answer any questions you might have.
Consider whether burial or cremation is the right option for your loved one.
To prepare for your initial meeting at the funeral home,
gather necessary information
regarding the deceased
to complete various required forms including:
- Social Security Number
- Birth Date
- Parents' Names
The funeral home will ask you to consider the ways you might want to celebrate the life of
your loved one. Assemble information regarding
their interests and causes and charities they
were involved in.
Gather Materials to bring to the arrangement conference including:
- Veteran Discharge Paperwork
- Insurance policy information
- Historical information and names of relatives for completing an obituary
- Information Detailed Above