Burial benefits are available for spouses and dependents buried in a national cemetery include burial with the Veteran, perpetual care, and the spouse or dependents name and date of birth and death will be inscribed on the Veteran's headstone, at no cost to the family.
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A one time payment is payable to the surviving spouse if he or she was living with the beneficiary at the time of death, or if living apart, was eligible for Social Security benefits on the beneficiary's earnings record for the month of death.
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The popularity of scattering at sea is steadily growing as people look to the organic nature of the ocean to help them bring closure to the loss of a loved one. Scattering at sea combines a sense of finality and a sense of a new beginning. It returns us to nature and the origin of our being.
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Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services have been providing exceptional, compassionate care to the Families of Auburn, Alabama for over ninety years. They believe that Cremation Services should reflect the lives of those being honored and Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services have always done their utmost to create meaningful tributes to those who have meant so much to family and friends. When you choose to use Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services for the care of your loved one you can sure that you will receive quality, value and caring service.
At Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services they understand the difficulty a family faces when a loved one is lost, the staff at Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services will help you to make wise decisions regarding the funeral arrangements. Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services believe that the last remembrance that you have of your loved one should be of serenity and peace. They endeavor to take care of every detail, no matter how small, so that you do not have to concern yourself with them. Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services know that at this time your focus should be with your loved ones, your friends and family. When you provide the information that is necessary they will take care of all of the paperwork including and Veteran, Social Security, and Insurance benefits. All aspects of the funeral including monuments, flowers, cemetery arrangements and any memorial that you might like will be taken care of by the caring staff at Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services.
Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services offer services to all faiths and culture and will provide the same caring service to everyone who needs them. They offer large or small visitation rooms, serene smaller quiet rooms where you can spend time alone, and chapels onsite if you would like to use that service. The atmosphere is peaceful and tastefully decorated, with tranquil surroundings, you will feel the quiet gentleness of the Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services and be able to spend time recapturing memories of your loved one.
You will be offered the service of a memorial DVD to be made of your loved from pictures that you provide to a Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services staff member. This memorial DVD will be set to music that you choose, or if you want the staff at Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services to choose they will, the memorial can be played at the visitation services or kept for own private use. You can also have a memorial table set up where you can display items from your loved ones life, things that they enjoyed, things that made them happy. A Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services staff member will help you with the decisions of what to display and give you suggestions. You might want to show your loved one's favorite musical instrument, or sports item, maybe a hobby item that they created or a craft. Any items that come from a happy time in your loved one's life would be appropriate. Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services will help you decide what you may want to do, or if you want a traditional service.
For those who cannot attend the services of your loved one, Auburn, Alabama funeral homes have an online obituary set up where friends and family can leave message, memories and condolences, this is a way to help people who could not say their goodbyes in person to get closure. Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services also know that this will help you after the services when you are able to access these memories at any time in the future.
Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services staff members know that the hardest time for you may be after everyone has gone home and you feel alone, They will be in touch with you to see how you are and if you would like to talk. The Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services have set up different grief counseling services, some are online support groups, others are materials that you can read through, or if you feel you need a one on one session with a grief counselor, a Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services staff member will help you through this time. Everyone grieves differently and there is no right or wrong way to feel this pain, whatever you are feeling Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services will help you.
People are now planning for everything, including pre-planning their own funerals. Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services have trained staff members who will walk you through this procedure in a gentle manner. The Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services trained professionals know that this may be an uncomfortable thing to do, but something that will give you peace of mind. Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services will not rush you, but they will give you the information and let you decide. By pre-planning your funeral with Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services you will be setting up the arrangements that you want and also lifting the burden of these choices off of your family members when the time does come. You can also pre-pay for these arrangements, this means that you get the price available now with nothing added no many how many years go by. Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services knows that this will also ease the burden on the family at that difficult time.
When you choose Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services for your services, they will be there for you twenty-four hours a day. Auburn, Alabama Cremation Services treat everyone with kindness and compassion in your time of need.