Because Riverside Memorial Chapel and its affiliates serve more veterans than any other funeral service provider, our professionals are experts in veterans’ burial benefits provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. That means when you choose Riverside Memorial Chapel, you can be confident you’ll understand what your VA burial benefits include and how to apply for them. Plus, we take great pride in providing veterans with respectful, dignified funerals and burials befitting of their service. Knowledge of veterans’ burial benefits and military funeral honors is just one reason so many veterans choose Riverside Memorial Chapel.
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As a Veteran, You Know the Importance of Being Prepared
Whether it's a military operation, a family vacation or a remodeling project, you know how important it is to plan in advance.
Your funeral service is no different. There are dozens upon dozens of decisions that must be made, and by making them now you have added peace of mind that everything will be right. And making your final arrangements today will help protect your family from some of the emotional and financial burdens that often occur after the loss of a loved one.
When you plan your funeral service in advance, you’ll have the opportunity to become informed about your options and their various costs, putting you in full control of your services. You’ll be able to select funeral services that will truly have meaning to you and your family while properly honoring your military service.
Like any special event, a funeral service gives your family and friends time to support each other, to share memories and to celebrate your life. You can – and should – plan your service to include photographs, favorite music, special readings, military medals and honors, and the involvement of family members, friends and military comrades.
Consider these questions:
These and other questions will help you plan the funeral service that’s right for you. To schedule a personal consultation with a funeral service professional at no cost and no obligation, call 212 362-6600.