The Co-operative Funeralcare - Your Guide to a Funeral


What to do when someone dies

What you’ll get War Widow’s or Widower’s Pension is paid at different rates depending on your age and circumstances. You do not pay tax on it. Funeral expenses Veterans UK may be able to pay a grant of up to £2,200 towards a veteran’s funeral if any of the following apply: • death was due to service before 6 April 2005 • War Pensions Constant Attendance Allowance was being paid or would have been paid if the war pensioner had not been in hospital when they died • Unemployability Supplement was being paid at the time of death and the War Disablement Pension was assessed at 80% or more • The payment can be made to the veteran’s widow or widower, next of kin or person paying for the funeral. You must make a claim within 3 months of the funeral. Find out more, including how to claim by visiting:


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