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In most cases, the funeral home will report the person’s death to Social Security. You should give the funeral home the deceased person’s Social Security number if you want them to make the report.
You can speak to a Social Security representative between 7 AM and 7 PM Monday through Friday.If you need to report a death or apply for benefits, call _1_800_772_1213_ (TTY _1_800_325_0778_)Unfortunately - there is no way - but to wait.You can also contact your local Social Security office.Let me know your zip code - and I will find a local SSA office serving your area.