What To Do In The Event Of A Death
Contact Cooney Funeral Home 847-685-1002 or 773-588-5850
Inform the funeral director of the following:
Who you are (relationship to the deceased)
Your telephone number
Who has passed away
Location of where the death occurred
Make an appointment with Cooney Funeral Home and we will make immediate arrangements for the removal
Gather information needed for the Death Certificate
Full name of deceased
Date of birth
Place of birth
Social Security Number
Level of education
Military discharge papers and records
Father’s name and Mother’s name and maiden name
Choose the clothing and personal items for the deceased. Clothing should include undergarments and socks. Personal items can include watches, jewelry, eyeglasses etc.
Gather any information that will help Cooney Funeral Home compose the death notice for the newspaper.
Locate any insurance policies and bring them to the appointment.
Decide on the number of certified death certificates will be needed for all of your financial and legal needs.