Things to do when someone dies at home
1) Call your physician or the SAMU or SMUR services : emergency European numbers 15 or 112.
2) Obtain a Death Certificate.
3) Actions to be taken to preserve the body :
4) Report the death to the civil registrar in the town where the death occured within 24 hours.
These suggestions are in no way intended as a substitute for the services of a Funeral Home or the services of an undertaker (cleaning, clothing or eventual placement of dry ice or somatic care)
Consult the rubrics :
Choosing a Funeral home – Beware!
How to preserve the body, Thanatopraxis
Association Française d'Information Funéraire