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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Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services have earned an outstanding reputation for providing dignified, and compassionate services to the people of Walnut Creek, California in their one hundred years of service to families in their time of need. Over four generations of family have owned and operated Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services, everyone helped out with the families and the facilities, you know that you are getting true family experience and caring when you decide to use Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services.
The staff at the Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services will guide you through every step of the process from your first phone call. Any paperwork or other detail that they can do will be done for you, Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services know that at this time you need to be with your family and friends and not worrying about every small detail of the arrangements for your loved one. You will not even have to concern yourself with arranging for cars or flowers, even Veterans paperwork and insurance or Social Security forms will be filled out by one of the caring staff members at Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services.
Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services serve all faiths and customs, whatever your needs are they will be fulfilled. From onsite chapels, to large or small visitation rooms, you will find what you need. Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services have small private rooms where you can go to be alone, and they also make children feel comfortable with rooms set aside just for them. In the children's rooms there are tables, chairs, a TV with movies and toys. At Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services they know that children may need to accompany their parents but do not want to be in the visitation room, the children's room is a perfect place to have the children be safe when you are visiting with family and friends.
It is the belief of Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services that major events in life deserve to be commemorated, the remembrance of a person's life is no exception. Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services believe that it is their duty to provide the utmost care to those entrusted to them. At Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services they want you and your family and friends to have time to reflect and honor what was unique about your loved one, and to be able to remember how they touched the lives of those around them. Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services understand that a funeral gives support to those left behind by gathering and sharing the pain of loss, and by celebrating the life of the person lost. This is the first step in the grieving process.
When you use Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services you will be assisted in setting up a memorial to your loved one if you desire. You can have a tribute DVD made from pictures of your loved one doing things they loved to do, this DVD can be set to music and can be viewed at the visitation or you can keep it to view privately. You will also be assisted by Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services in setting up a memorial table where you can display photos or items from your loved one's life. Maybe medals they earned, or crafts they worked on, maybe a hobby they enjoyed or a favorite golf club or fishing pole. A memorial table set up by Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services will reflect the good times of your loved life for everyone who visits to see.
For those who will not be able to attend the services, Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services have an online obituary where friends and family can leave messages, prayers, or memories that they would have liked to share in person but could not. For these friends and family members they will be able to get some closure even though they could not attend the services of their loved one. You will have access to the Walnut Creek, California online obituaries anytime you choose to view the messages left for years to come.
Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services services do not end when the services are over, they offer grief counseling by trained professionals and guidance on joining any grief support groups, or finding a one on one grief counselor. At Walnut Creek, California funeral homes they understand that losing a loved one can be the most painful part of a person's life, and few people are prepared to cope with the emotional and physical feelings that they are experiencing. Understanding the process of grief is something that the Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services staff members are trained in and they offer an exceptional aftercare program.
As more people realize the advantages of pre-arranging their own funerals Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services now have trained staff members that will discuss the options with you and inform you of the benefits. Pre-planning allows you to express your own wishes, you will receive the guaranteed price of the time, and it will relieve your family of having to make these decisions at such a difficult time.
When you choose to use the services of Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services you and your loved one will be treated with compassion, dignity and quiet gentleness. Walnut Creek, California Cremation Services always give everyone a warm inviting atmosphere in which to mourn and celebrate the life of your loved one.