(Package available upon approval of required paperwork confirming service record, original or certified DD214)
● Funeral Director Fees - $1,075.00
● Refrigeration - $250.00
● Transferring your loved one to our facility (within 25 miles) - $350.00
● 20 Gauge Steel Casket - $2,550.00
● Bathing/Sanitary Care - $200.00
● Dressing, Casketing, Hair Styling - $250.00
● Optional embalming (refer to price list)
● Transport to a National Cemetery - $350.00
Total $5025.00 ___________________________________________________________________________Package Discount $1,050.00
Burial in a national cemetery is open to all members of the armed forces who have met a minimum active duty service requirement and were discharged under conditions other than dishonorable. Veterans, service members, spouses, and dependents may be eligible for burial in a VA national cemetery, as well as other benefits, if they meet one of these requirements.
One of these must be true:
Am I eligible for allowances to help pay for a Veteran’s burial and funeral costs?
You may be eligible for Veterans burial allowances if you’re paying for the burial and funeral costs and you won’t be reimbursed by any other organization, like another government agency or the Veteran’s employer. You must also meet all of these requirements.
One of these relationships or professional roles describes your connection to the Veteran:
The Veteran must not have received a dishonorable discharge, and one of these circumstances must be true:
Note: We’ll also provide an allowance for the cost of transporting a Veteran’s remains for burial in a national cemetery.
You can’t get burial allowances for certain individuals
We don’t provide burial allowances if the individual died in any of these ways:
What documents do I need to send with my application?
You’ll need to send copies of these documents:
The statement of account should include this information:
Honor a Veteran or Reservist with memorial items
While planning a burial for a Veteran or Reservist, you can apply for certain memorial items to honor their military service. An eligible spouse or other family member buried in a national cemetery, or certain other Veterans or military cemeteries, may also qualify for a headstone or marker to identify the place of burial.
Applying for a memorial item. Can I apply for one of these memorial items?
In most cases, you can apply for one of these memorial items if you’re representing the deceased Veteran, service member, or family member in any of these relationships or professional roles.
One of these must describe your relationship to the deceased:
You must be a member of the deceased’s family to apply for a memorial item if any of these descriptions is true:
Am I eligible for a burial flag?
You may be eligible for a burial flag if you’re the next of kin or a close friend of the Veteran or Reservist and one of these descriptions are true for that person.
One of these must describe the service of the Veteran or Reservist:
What kind of burial benefits can I get?
If you’re eligible, you may receive these benefits:
Note: You’ll need to pay for these services or other costs first before you apply for an allowance.
Is there a time limit for filing?
You must file a claim for a non-service-connected burial allowance within 2 years after the Veteran’s burial or cremation. If a Veteran’s discharge was changed after death from dishonorable to another status, you must file for an allowance claim within 2 years after the discharge update.
There’s no time limit to file for a service-connected burial, plot, or interment allowance.rough Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET.
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