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First, please accept my deepest sympathy on the death of your husband.
As to the life insurance from the federal government,
The Federal Government established the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program on August 29, 1954. It is the largest group life insurance program in the world, covering over 4 million Federal employees and retirees, as well as many of their family members.
You can call 1-***-***-**** between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm, Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
The following link contains excellent information you will find helpful:
As to Social Security,
You can call the main number, 1-***-***-**** to schedule an appointment with your local office. Please note, however, that you do not have to visit your local office to report your husband's death. You will, however, have to mail a copy of the death certificate to your local office, and the person you speak to will provide that information.
You can also use the following link to find our your local office information:
Click on "Find an Office" at the top
Click on "I need other services"
Type in your zip code
Your local office information should appear.
If you need help with obtaining your local office information, please provide your zip code, and I will get the information for you.
Please let me know if I can assist you further.
Thank you and best regards,