Veterans Cremation Plans

The Heritage Cremation Society is pleased to offer Veterans and their spouses the option of selecting the cremation plan that best meets their needs. These plans are designed to offer quality service and great value. They are available to any honorably discharged veteran and their spouse in conjunction with interment in the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio or the Dayton VA National Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio. A $30.00 documentation fee will be added to any plan selected.

Basic Cremation Plan - $795.00

The Basic Cremation Plan includes the following:

• Staff services and use of our facilities and equipment

• Transfer of the deceased from a care or medical facility at time of death

• Use of our refrigeration facilities

• Cremation of the deceased and all associated fees

• Free cemetery lot or wall niche including grave marker or wall niche name plate at an approved Ohio VA cemetery

• Open and closing of cemetery space provided by the cemetery at no charge

• Service with full military honors at the cemetery

• The cremation container the body is placed in and a temporary protective urn for the cremains

• Preparation and recording of death certificate and securing cremation permit

• Notifying government agencies including Social Security and the Veterans Administration


Celebration of Life Plan - $1,495.00

The Celebration of Life Plan includes the following:

• Staff services and use of our facilities and equipment

• Transfer of the deceased from a care or medical facility at time of death

• Use of our refrigeration facilities

• Cremation of the deceased and all associated fees

• The cremation container the body is placed in and a temporary protective urn for the cremains

• Staff services for coordination of a Celebration of Life or Remembrance Service at our chapel, church or other facility

• Memorial Package (register book / #75 memorial folders / #25 acknowledgement cards)

• Free cemetery lot or wall niche including grave marker or wall niche name plate at an approved Ohio VA cemetery

• Open and closing of cemetery space provided by the cemetery at no charge

• Service with full military honors at the cemetery

• Preparation and recording of death certificate and securing cremation permit

• Notifying government agencies including Social Security and the Veterans Administration


Funeral Service with Cremation Plan - $2,895.00

The Funeral Service with Cremation Plan includes the following:

• Staff services and use of our facilities and equipment

• Transfer of the deceased from a care or medical facility at time of death

• Preparation and embalming of the deceased for viewing

• Dressing, hairstyling, application of cosmetics and casketing

• Use of a cremation casket for viewing and service (rental casket or insert)

• Staff services for coordination of Funeral Service at our chapel, church or other facility with one (1) hour visitation prior to the service

• Memorial Package (register book / #75 memorial folders / #25 acknowledgement cards)

• Cremation of the deceased and all associated fees following the service

• The cremation container the body is placed in and a temporary protective urn for the cremains

• Free cemetery lot or wall niche including grave marker or wall niche name plate at an approved Ohio VA cemetery

• Open and closing of cemetery space provided by the cemetery at no charge

• Service with full military honors at the cemetery

• Preparation and recording of death certificate and securing cremation permit

• Notifying government agencies including Social Security and the Veterans Administration