Cremation-With-Care is a family owned licensed funeral home recognized as the Veterans Choice in Lakewood Ranch, Florida for providing fair, honest and affordable cremation services for veterans and their families. We’re standing by to respond to your call, expedite transport of your loved one and answer your questions with compassion and sensitivity.
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* DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Medical Examiner Authorization Fee
Certified Copies of Death Certificate
Urns, Keepsakes or Remembrance Jewelry
If you have just experienced the death of a family member or friend please accept our sincere condolences. We are available 24/7/365 to respond to your call, expedite transport of your loved one and answer your questions with respect.Immediate Need
Cremated remains are buried or inurned in national cemeteries in the same manner and with the same honors as casketed remains. Benefits available include a gravesite in any of the VA's 135 national cemeteries with available space, opening and closing of the grave, perpetual care, a Government headstone or marker, a burial flag, and a Presidential Memorial Certificate, at no cost to the family. Some Veterans may also be eligible for Burial Allowances.
VA benefits 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. Eligible spouses and dependents may be buried, even if they predecease the Veteran.
DAILY BURIAL SCHEDULE: https://www.cem.va.gov/cem/dailyburialschedule/index.asp
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) Daily Burial Schedule allows the public to search for the committal service date, time, and cemetery for the scheduled burial of a Veteran, spouse, or other eligible family member.
NATIONWIDE GRAVESITE LOCATOR: http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/
Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker.
Veterans & Family Memorial Care (VFMC) funeral home providers appreciate the trust that families and hospice workers place in us and we constantly strive to be deserving of that trust. At no time will family members be without support. The strong attachments and trust developed in one supportive environment (hospice) are shared and transferred to another (VFMC funeral home provider) as the family moves through the process of dying, death and bereavement.
Hospice Care includes care of the patient and family prior to the time of death, at the time of death, and care of the family during the bereavement period. For this reason VFMC funeral home providers have become an integral part of hospice care by bridging the gap between the time of death and bereavement care. When you consider the philosophy of hospice and funeral service, it is clear why the continuum of care provided by our professional staff is a "natural extension" of hospice care. VFMC funeral home providers and hospice caregivers work closely together in order to meet the total needs of families. With greater understanding of each others care, areas of expertise and resources, hospice workers and our caring staff work together to plan a course which makes for a more natural transition of care at the time of death and in caring for the survivors in the months following the death.
Over the last 30 years I have personally seen thousands of families through one of life's most stressful situations, the loss of a loved one. What I've learned from my decades of experience is this...what matters most to those who are dealing with a death is guidance and understanding. Therefore I have selected funeral homes across America whose promise to their community is radically different from the others. They pledge to uphold the highest level of ethical business standards and believe that they have a unique responsibility to honor the dignity of the deceased, to aid and counsel the family in time of grief, and to encourage remembrance with each family within its own traditions, culture and financial means.