Some other websites with valuable information on funeral arrangements:

For help removing the name of a deceased person from marketing lists, go to thedma.org

For information on “green” funerals, visit www.greenburialcouncil.org.

The American Association of Retired Persons has a compendium of advice and resources at www.aarp.org/families/griefloss.

Medical advance directive forms can be found at www.partnershipforcaring.org

For information on organ donation, visit www.organdonor.gov or www.thellf.org

You’ll find information on many end-of-life issues at the Growth House website, www.growthhouse.org

For information on wills and estates, visit the Maryland Register of Wills site at www.registers.state.md.us.

For veterans information, visit www.va.gov and www.mdva.state.md.us.

For information on social security benefits, go to the Social Security Administration’s website at www.ssa.gov.