Death of a Pensioner

Should you die whilst in receipt of a pension, your next of kin or representative should contact the Administration Team.

We will

  • suspend pension payments
  • request the necessary documentation (death certificate etc)
  • reclaim any overpayments if applicable

Your next of kin should send any documentation and completed forms requested.

We will:

  • return original certificates
  • advise of any benefits due. and/or overpayment of member’s pension
  • obtain Trustee discretion to pay benefits where necessary
  • issue a lump sum if payable
  • set up dependants pension if applicable
  • close pensioner record by sending a letter to your personal representative or next of kin.