What to do when someone dies

May 29, 2013 at 9:39pm

The infographic below is a visual guide for what to do when someone dies. Some of the most important steps include:

  • Notify friends & family of the passing (you can do this with a free service like InviteFuneral.com)

  • Notify necessary service providers: funeral home, attorney, financial advisor, etc.

  • Gather important papers and obtain a death certificate

  • Contact life insurance carrier, other financial institutions, and organizations where the deceased held accounts to claim or cancel them

What to do when someone dies


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