When someone you love has just died, there are a number of responsibilities that require your immediate attention. Your first priority, naturally, will be to comfort those most affected by the death. Then when you are able to focus your attention to making arrangements, the first calls should be to the funeral home and clergy person preferred by the family.
The lost of a loved one is always incredibly difficult. Fortunately, the government has established all these benefits to ensure your loved ones can respectfully honor your life of service to your country.