We designed this checklist to make sure you are filing your Social Security benefits correctly.
The deceased worker must have credit for work covered by Social Security ranging from 1 1/2 to 10 years depending on his or her age at death in order to receive monthly benefits. Those eligible for monthly benefits include:
A one-time payment of $255 is paid in addition to the monthly cash benefits described above. The lump-sum death payment (LSDP) is paid in the following priority order:
You must apply in order to receive benefits. You may apply at any Social Security office, by phone at (800) 772-1213, or online at www.ssa.gov.
Strawser Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Phone: (513) 791-7203
9503 Kenwood Rd., Blue Ash, OH 45242
Staley-Strawser Funeral Home
Phone: (513) 791-9357
7140 Plainfield Rd., Deer Park, OH 45236