How can I deactivate my deceased sister’s Facebook account?

Anonymous May 27, 2014

My sister passed away in January. None of us know her password to Facebook and we want to permanently deactivate her account. Please advise how this can be done. It’s upsetting to us that people keeping posting to her timeline.

  1. Pamela H
    May 31, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    Thanks Susendeep D but I can't seem to figure out how to select one answer and I don't know what you mean by a "tick mark icon".

    • Bruce E
      May 31, 2014 at 9:51 pm

      He's referring to the gray circle with a checkmark in it above the voting buttons on the left hand side of the comment.

  2. Pamela H
    May 28, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    Thank you for your responses. They were very helpful and I appreciate your kind words of sympathy.

    • Susendeep D
      May 31, 2014 at 3:14 pm


      I wish your sister's soul would be living a peaceful life.

      Kindly,mark your question as resolved so that other people in such situations can get help.You can do this by choosing the best comment and clicking on the tick mark icon.

  3. Rajaa C
    May 28, 2014 at 1:00 am

    Report a Deceased Person :

    Special Request for Deceased Person's Account Form :

    Deactivating, Deleting & Memorializing Accounts :

    How do I report a deceased person or an account that needs to be memorialized? :

  4. Matt S
    May 27, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    Sorry for your loss. There's a form for that.

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