Final Arrangements

Making a difficult transition a little easier

Planning a funeral or memorial service for a loved one can be both emotionally and financially difficult. It can also be one of the most important ways to honor the life of a loved one and to help bring closure for those who mourn.

Additional Resources

Filing an insurance claim

If your loved one had an insurance policy and you're a beneficiary, you will want to begin the claim process as soon as possible; the benefit payout will help you manage immediate financial needs. 

Tips for filing claims

What to do if your loved one dies far away from home

Losing a loved one is hard enough. It’s even more difficult if he/she passes away far from home. Survivors are often uncertain what to do next.  

Dealing with distance

Survivor assistance

Beyond planning your loved one's funeral or final service, there are other important issues survivors need to address.    

Considerations for survivors