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Family Benefits

Stark County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated September 2013


Department of Human Resources
Linda McBride, Benefits Administrator
Canton City Hall, 4th Floor
218 Cleveland Avenue SW
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 438-4136

In the event of a line-of-duty death, Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance policy is offered in the sum of $20,000.


Stark County Bluecoats
Attn: Melanie Meek
3978 Fulton Dr. N.W.
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 498-9485

Serves residents of Stark County. Funeral benefit of $5,000-$6,000. Additional financial assistance available based on need.

Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.