The VA Does Not Pay For Funeral or Cremation Expenses
Take Responsibility For Your Final Arrangements

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Ensure That Your Final Wishes Are Fulfilled
Spare Your Family The Emotional & Financial Burden


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Protection For Those
You Care About Most

Securing an affordable Veterans & Family Pre-Need Plan with Mayo Funeral Home is guaranteed to protect those you love from the financial & emotional burden of your final arrangements. Taking financial responsibility and leaving specific instructions will eliminate the need for your loved ones to determine who is responsible for, or capable of, paying for your final arrangements. If you died today, who would be paying for your arrangements tomorrow?



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Prepare For
The Unexpected

You’ve spent a lifetime preparing & planning for things that might happen in order to protect your family both emotionally & financially. So, doesn’t it make sense to prepare & plan for the one thing that is guaranteed to happen, your own final arrangements. Planning ahead by securing a Veterans & Family Pre-Need plan is a wise and prudent decision, and it's a decision that you should not delay! Right now is the perfect time to get started on your path toward peace of mind.



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Forethought & Guidance
Document Your Wishes

Mayo Funeral Home works with leaders in the financial services sector who provide safe & sound solutions for the funeral industry. The funds are placed in an insurance policy or trust account and remain there until the death occurs. Securing a Veterans & Family Preneed Plan actually serves as an extension of your estate planning while organizing data & documents so your family doesn't have to worry about locating vital information when it’s needed most.



The Veterans & Family Pre-Need Plan in Shickshinny, PA
Is Offered Exclusively by Mayo Funeral Home


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Trust & Confidence

The owners & staff of Mayo Funeral Home have pledged to adhere to the VFMC | Code of Ethics & Professional Responsibility. Every cremation is performed with dignity & respect in accordance with the highest level of ethical cremation standards & procedures by a local certified cremation specialist.



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The VA Does Not Pay

The Dept. of Veterans Affairs DOES NOT provide, or pay for the required expenses incurred at the funeral home or for cremation arrangements. They do however do an excellent job providing Free Cemetery Benefits if you use a VA National Cemetery for burial or inurnment of a veteran and spouse.



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Cremation Options

You should know that choosing cremation opens the door to many unique remembrance options. Cremation, like burial is simply the disposition of the physical body of the deceased. It does not preclude you from planning a Remembrance Gathering either before or after the cremation takes place.