making arrangements

Information required for the death certificate includes:

  • Full Name and Address

  • social security number

  • OCCUPATION & employer

  • DATE OF BIRTH

  • PLACE OF BIRTH (TOWNSHIP OR CITY OF BIRTH)

  • Race

  • Highest Level of Education

  • Father’s Name & Mother’s Name (including MOTHER'S MAIDEN name)

  • Marital Status

  • Name of Spouse (if married or widowed)

  • MILITARY SERVICE (BRANCH OF SERVICE)

If no pre-planning has been done, necessary arrangements need to be made.  This may include:

  • Scheduling the date and time of the Memorial Gathering and/or Memorial Service

  • Choosing cremation merchandise

  • Arranging a cemetery plot

  • Preparing a death notice


Have a question? Call: (716) 824-6435
ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE, 873 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220