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MY husband just died on march 10 what documents to I need to get part social securtiy

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DO i NEED A DEATH CERTIFICATE, PROOF OF MARRIAGE

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

You have to apply in person at your local Social Security office for survivor benefits.

In order to do this, you will call Social Security at 1-***-***-**** between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday, to schedule an appointment.

The Social Security representative will tell you what documents to bring to your appointment.

You will need the death certificate, marriage certificate, your Social Security card, and a picture ID.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

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