Here are a few of the sites around the web that we recommend.
Social Security Administration
Information regarding social security survivor benefits and other services can be directed to the SSA.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Benefits available to Military Veterans and general V.A. information can be found here.
Maryland State Funeral Directors Association
Local issues involving funeral service and funeral directors can be obtained here.
Register of Wills (estates)
The register of wills and information for local jurisdictions may be found here.