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We will notify the Social Security Administration about the death.

Romero Family Funeral Home will notify the Social Security Administration about the death.  The spouse or next of kin need to follow-up by visiting the local office or calling 1-800-772-1213 with regard to information about their benefits. 

The following information may need to be provided:

Social security number of the decedent and the social security number of the person applying for benefits.

  • Certified Death Certificate
  • Last two years W2 forms

Currently, Social Security provides a one-time lump sum benefit of $255.00, which the surviving spouse of the deceased may be eligible to receive.  Any questions about dependent’s benefits need to be directed to the social security office.

Social Security Administration
3769 Parker Boulevard
Pueblo, CO  81008
(719) 545-9248
1-800-772-1213

Click on this link to be directed to the Social Security Administration website: www.ssa.gov