A Death in Your Family

A Death in Your Family is for people in British Columbia who want to know what to do when a loved one dies. It covers preparing for the death of a loved one, what to do immediately after the death, making the funeral arrangements, and where to find support. The information is current to January 2017.

All the information in this booklet — and more — is on our website: see our section on dealing with a death.

A Death in Your Family pdf cover - English

A Death in Your Family

  • English
  • Available in print
A Death in Your Family pdf cover - French

Décès d’un Être Cher

  • French

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Helen Low, KC and Nicco Bautista

Helen Low, KC
Nicco Bautista

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