How to Close Common Online Accounts When Someone Dies

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Stiffany Wu

We understand the burden of having to close accounts after someone dies. With the various types of accounts to cancel, such as social media, emails, and TV subscriptions, it can be overwhelming and time-consuming to figure out how to cancel each one of these accounts permanently. 

Losing a loved one is already difficult. But, closing accounts shouldn't be. That's why we created this guide to close your loved one’s digital accounts to save you the time and stress of searching for this information yourself. Hopefully, our help can minimize some of the anxiety and stress you might be feeling. Find the account closure instructions for each of the companies linked below:

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Categories: Managing a Death, Account Closures

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