For Burial in a National Cemetery
Funeral Home Whitman MABurial benefits available include a gravesite in Bourne National Cemetery with available space, opening and closing of the grave, perpetual care, a Government headstone or marker, a burial flag. Cremated remains are buried or inurned in national cemeteries in the same manner and with the same honors as casketed remains.
Burial benefits available for spouses and dependents buried in a national cemetery include burial with the veteran, perpetual care, and the spouse or dependent's 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.