Funeral Planning

At a time of sorrow, you may not wish to do everything yourself. A family member or friend may be very willing to assist you in making the following arrangements:

In addition, you will want to:

Find someone to help answer sympathetic phone calls, cards and letters, as well as greet friends and relatives when they call..

Decide appropriate memorial to which gifts may be made (church, charity, etc.)

Prepare list of distant persons to be notified by letter or printed notice and decide which to send.

Locate the will and notify lawyer and executor

Check carefully all life and casualty insurance and death benefits including National Insurance, credit union, fraternal and military.

Access the National Insurance Funeral Grant of Bds$1,400 and Survivor's Benefits

Check promptly on all debts and installment payments, including credit cards. Some carry insurance clauses that cancel balances upon death.

Notify utilities and landlord and tell post office where to send mail 

(if deceased was living alone).