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Let us take a moment to say we are so sorry for your loss. We hope that you will find this section of our website helpful in this difficult time. If you are looking for information on what to do now that a death has occurred, this section of our site is a good place to start. It includes valuable insights on many important issues, such as the kinship order of precedence as it relates to making funeral arrangements, and a list of who you need to contact immediately.
When a loved one dies, grieving family members and friends are often confronted with dozens of decisions about the funeral. Our Helpful Guidance is full of useful, practical information to help you through all the stages of planning a funeral and beyond.
Call a Funeral Director
Whatever the circumstances of death, one of your first calls should be to a licensed funeral director. We are here to help you:
Transport the body
Obtain a death certificate
Select a casket, urn and/or grave marker
Arrange the funeral, memorial and/or burial service
Prepare the obituary
Help you notify the deceased's employer, attorney, insurance company and banks
Offer grief support or direct you to other resources
As always, if you would prefer to speak to someone directly, please call us at (954) 974-3155.
A Death has Occurred
So what do you do first? Our guidelines will help you deal with the details of tending to their physical care, notify the right people, and plan a fitting and meaningful ceremony.
Are You the Responsible Family Member?
If your loved one did not express their wishes with a signed legal document, then you’ll need to be
aware of the order of precedence defining who is responsible for their final care.
Online At-Need Funeral Planning
Get a head start by completing as much of this online form as possible. It will expedite the funeral arrangement process, and ease your way through this initial phase of final care.