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Chaplain's Corner

Guidelines for Reporting Deaths and Illnesses



Death of a Member Form


I. Death a of Division Member:
     A. Complete the "Notification of Member Death/Illness" form. Send to the Division Chaplain, your District Chairman and the Yahoo email list.
          1. Division Chaplain so that:
               a. Division Sympathy Cards may be sent
               b. UDC Magazine notified for the "In Memoriam" column
               c. Member included in the Division Convention Memorial Service
               d. The Texas Division Business Office notified.
          2. Your District Chairman so that a District Officer may attend the service.
          3. Texas Division Yahoo Email List (notify Division members)
               a. include visitation information, funeral arrangements, etc.
               b. include the address where sympathy cards should be sent.
    B. Submit Special Memorials to the UDC Magazine, if appropriate. (Contact The Texas Division UDC Magazine News Chairman for the most recent information on how to submit the memorial. A fee may apply.)

II. Illnesses of Division Members:
    A. Division Chaplain: She will send a Texas Division get-well card. Include as much information as possible regarding the illness so that an appropriate card may be sent. It is important to know if the illness is considered terminal. Include the address where the card should be sent.
     B. Texas Division Yahoo Email List and address where get well cards can be sent.

III. Deaths and Illnesses of Close Family Members of Division Members:
     A. Your District Chairman so that a District Officer may attend the service.
     B. Division Chaplain so that Division Sympathy Cards may be sent.
     C. Texas Division Yahoo Email List
          1. Include relationship (husband, uncle, etc.)
          2. Include funeral location, visitation information, funeral arrangements, etc.


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