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Reporting a Death

If you are a family member or responsible for the estate of a person receiving a monthly benefit payment from PSERS and wish to report the death of a retiree or survivor annuitant, please call us at our toll-free number, 1.888.773.7748, or email us at  Information regarding the retirement option selected or remaining value of the account will not be released by phone or email.  

A copy of the death certificate, along with a letter stating your contact information, should be mailed to:   
5 N 5th Street
Harrisburg PA 17101-1905

After we receive this information, additional forms and/or information pertaining to the account will be sent to you and/or any named beneficiaries. 
For more information, see Let's Talk About PSERS Death Benefits pamphlet.