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I am very sorry for your loss.
There is a death benefit of $255 that typically goes to spouse
, but occasionally a child. You may want to stop into your local SSA office to inquire if you would be eligible to receive it.
Also, if you are a disabled person, whose legal disability began before age 22, and you don't have higher disability benefits on your own record, or are on SSI, you may be eligible for Disabled Adult Child benefits on your mom's record (that actually would potentially have kicked in when she started her SS benefits, not just upon her passing).
With regard to burial or life insurances, the executor of her estate, if there is one, or you, will want to look through her belongings to see if there is such a policy, so it can be claimed upon.
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