The funeral home will help coordinate arrangements with your church, clergy, and cemetery. We will also help make veteran arrangements.
Bring the following information to complete the State vital statistic requirements:
Mother's Maiden Name
Social Security Number
Veteran's Discharge or Claim Number (DD214)
Decide on time and place of funeral or memorial service. You may contact your clergy, or we can handle this for you. This can be done at the funeral home.
The funeral home will assist you in determining the number of copies of the death certificates you will be needing and can order them for you.
Make a list of immediate family, close friends and employer or business colleagues. Notify each by phone.
Decide on appropriate memorial to which gifts may be made (church, hospice, library, charity or school).
Gather obituary information you want to include such as age, place of birth, cause of death, occupation, college degrees, memberships held, military service , outstanding work, list of survivors in immediate family. Include time and place of services. The funeral home will help write the obituary and submit to newspapers.
Arrange for members of family or close friends to take turns answering door or phone, keeping careful record of calls.
Social Security will automatically be notified once the death certificate is filed.