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FUNERAL SUPPORT PROCEDURE
In the event of death of any registered and active FSSO Member the following procedure is followed:
a) Death at Home: First of all family members are required to call Emergency #911 and inform them and then call FSSO. Police, Ambulance and a Coroner (Investigation Officer) will arrive at the deceased member site to complete the formalities. They will issue a death certificate which give the permission to make funeral arrangements OR they may decide if an autopsy is required. If so, the body of deceased will be taken away to the hospital where the doctor will take autopsy and then issue a death certificate.
b) Death in Hospital: First call FSSO and notify them. Hospital management and doctor will take care of everything and issue a death certificate accordingly.
c) After the receipt of death certificate, FSSO designated officials will then make necessary burial arrangements.
d) After all funeral arrangements are finalized FSSO will notify all members about the death of deceased member by email and inform them about the time and venue of Salat-ul-Janaza.
e) Total Burial cost will then be calculated and distributed among all FSSO Principal Members as their reimbursement share. All Principal Members will be notified about the amount of their share and after five working days the same will be deducted from their bank account as per Pre-Authorized Payment Plan agreement signed by them. It will be the responsibility of FSSO Members to ensure that they do have sufficient fund in their account. In the event of NSF (Non-Sufficient Fund) in any of the Principal member’s account, he/she will be subject to $25 penalty.