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My husband passed away March 9, 2018, what do I need to do?

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My husband passed away...

My husband passed away March 9, 2018, what do I need to do?

Accountant's Assistant: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.

I received a letter from S.S. for my husband about his benefits, what am I supposed to do about his S.S.?

Accountant's Assistant: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits properly. Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?

I want to make sure they no that I am no longer married, which should change my monthly check .

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Social Security
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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 passing of your husband.

Call Social Security at 1-***-***-**** between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Choose the "report a death" option.

Once you provide your husband's information, Social Security will update your husband's records and issue a one-time survivor benefit check of $255 to you.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

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