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Gather Important Information

Before meeting with a funeral representative, gather the following documents and details, where applicable.



• Full name, birthdate and home address
• Parents’ names and birthplaces, including mother’s maiden name
• Copy of the deceased’s will
• Executor’s contact details
• Next of kin’s contacts



• Marriage license
• Citizenship and passport
• Insurance and banking forms
• Car and property papers
• Most recent income tax return
• Military discharge papers