Upon the death of the Retiree and/or Surviving spouse, what do family members need to do?
In the event of death of the retiree and/or surviving spouse, the family members should do the following:
Notify the Retirement Plan for the CTA Employees at 312.441.9694 of the retiree's death and file start the claim process
Submit an original Death Certificate to the Plan
Updated February 28, 2022
Our office is open on an appointment-only basis. We are not accepting walk-ins at this time.
If you have a question about benefits from the Retirement Plan, please call us at 312.441.9694 and leave your name, phone number, and badge # (if applicable). We will return your call within one business day. We can also set up in-person or videoconference appointments with you as needed.
If you have a scheduled appointment with a staff member, you will be required to complete a COVID-19 symptom checklist before you can enter the office.
If you are a retiree or surviving spouse and you have a question about health benefits from the Retiree Health Care Trust, please call Group Administrators at 800-323-1683 or 847-519-1880.
As always, we encourage you to use this website for information about the Retirement Plan and Retiree Health Care Trust. You can also view, complete and, print benefit applications directly from the site.