Things You Will Need to Do and Remember When a Death Occurs
The following is a list of things your family will be faced with at one time.
We hope it will add some
relief and awareness of what will be needed for making arrangements at the time of need.
- Arrange a meeting with a funeral director
- Review Service Packages and Options
- Select the cemetery
- Purchase burial property
- Select casket and vault
- Arrange type of service
- Decide location of services
- Select clergy to officiate
- Provide information for eulogy
- Select ceremony music
- Determine number of death certificates needed
Items To Bring To Funeral Home:
- Social Security Number
- Photographs of deceased
- Veterans discharge paper (DD214)
- Deed to burial property
- Cemetery Information
People To Notify:
- Funeral Director
- Relatives and friends
- Insurance agents
- Bank and financial advisors
- Credit card companies
- Attorney / Stockbroker
Veterans Burial Benefits
If you are a United States veteran or an ex-service person who served on active duty, your survivors
may be eligible for a wide range of benefits. Kutis Funeral Home will notify the Veterans Administration
office and file for any benefits on your behalf.
Social Security Information
Kutis Funeral Home will notify Social Security and file for any benefits on your behalf.
You may also call
1-800-772-1213 for assistance in setting a meeting with your local Social Security office, or go to www.ssa.gov.