Grasso will notify Social Security by mail of a death. This aids in stopping monthly checks. If you are entitled to benefits, please call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213
. Be sure to have you and your spouse's Social Security numbers, dates of birth of minor children, and your marriage date.
At your request, Grasso will file applications for a flag, marker, and cash burial benefits. If you have questions about dependent or survivor benefits, call the National Service Officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Insurance companies generally require claimants' statements and death certificates. Your director at Grasso is familiar with the process and assists you upon request.