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    sarah7610
    Getting money to pay for funeral, help?
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    • 16th Jul 12, 12:21 PM
    Getting money to pay for funeral, help? 16th Jul 12 at 12:21 PM
    A close friend of mine unfortunately passed away on Friday after a short battle with Leukemia.
    I went to the funeral directors this morning with his sister and brother to make the final arrangements and it was explained that money was in very short supply.
    The final total of the funeral is over 2000 which is just the basics, (no cars etc.) but his siblings have got to pay 975 before the funeral on Friday 20th.
    It was explained that a grant can be applied for but that can take a few weeks and doesn't solve the problem of the 975.
    My friend didn't own a house or have any pensions or insurance but he does have around 1500 in the bank.
    How can she access this money to pay the funeral costs as she is worried she will be questioned as to why money has gone from the account after his death?
    I hope I explained that ok, any advice please?

    Thanks
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