What to do when someone dies We are here to help and guide you through this difficult time with essential information and advice. Immediate concerns What do I need to do first when someone dies? The cost of the funeral How much will the funeral cost? Visiting the reflection room Can I visit a loved one at my local funeral home? Administering their affairs How do I organise a loved one’s estate? Registering the death How do I register the death? Letting others know about the funeral How do I tell people about the funeral?