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She died last week

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Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

Please accept my deepest sympathy on the death of your wife.

You will want to call Social Security at 1-***-***-**** as soon as possible. The hours of operation are 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Choose the "report a death" option.

When you call, have your wife's information handy--name, social security number, and date of birth.

As her surviving spouse, you will be entitled to a one-time survivor benefit of $255.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

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