Mortality has become the stuff of daily discourse in the age of COVID. Yet the US Postal Service does not know what to do with death.
My mother, Inge Gould, died on Friday, March 13th.
I have been trying to get her mail forwarded ever since. The USPS website is quite explicit: you cannot process such transactions online. You must bring a death certificate and proof that you are the executor to a post office branch, preferably the home post office branch of the departed. Unlikely at the moment…Read more