Death of someone near and dear can be deeply distressing and bring indescribable grief.
It could make one’s thoughts come to a pause. But this grim event brings with it responsibilities that have to be fulfilled.
At a time like this, a checklist of things to do when someone dies can help one proceed with the next steps.

  1. Get a legal pronouncement of death – death certificate
  2. Covid related norms that need to be followed, if applicable
  3. Inform friends and family and at workplace
  4. Organ donation, if applicable
  5. Reviewing any existing funeral and burial plans
  6. Arranging for freezer ice box
  7. Arranging for transportation to the burial or cremation ground
  8. Making funeral, burial or cremation arrangements and last rites
  9. Securing assets, life insurance
  10. Making arrangement for kids
  11. Making arrangement for pets
  12. Forwarding mail
  13. Closure of social media accounts
  14. Counselling help for family

For 1, 2, 7, 8 you can reach out to BBMP Assistance