Reporting a Death

Reporting a Death


Who To Contact

Please contact our main office upon the death of any City employee, former employee or any person receiving a LACERS monthly retirement Allowance, Continuance, or Survivorship.

The person may have been a:

  • Retired City Employee
  • Surviving Spouse of a Retired City Employee
  • Surviving Domestic Partner of a Retired City Employee
  • Any other Dependent receiving a monthly benefit

What You Need 

When reporting a death, please be prepared to provide the following:

  1. Full name of the deceased
  2. Social Security Number
  3. Date of death

Claiming Your Survivor Benefits

Claiming Your Survivor Benefits

Once a death report has been submitted, LACERS’ staff will contact the deceased Member’s listed beneficiaries to gather additional information and discuss benefit options.

Additional Organizations You May Want to Contact

Benefits may be available with the following organizations:

Social Security Administration –  (800) 772-1213 • (800) 325-0778 TTY

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