Veterans Funerals

Veterans Funerals in Portland

Riverview Abbey Funeral Home in Portland takes great satisfaction in serving our Veterans and their families. We will carefully coordinate your loved ones funeral with the appropriate branch of the service.

Following is a summary of eligibility for a Veterans Funeral:

  • Military members on active duty 
  • Military retirees 
  • Members and former members of the Selected Reserve 
  • Eligible U.S. Veterans of any war 
  • Other U.S. Veterans who served at least one term of enlistment and separated under conditions other than dishonorable

The death benefit for the qualified veteran is limited to only the burial expense itself. A licensed funeral home such as Riverview Abbey is available to perform additional services such as embalming, casketing and funeral arrangements. If you have questions about planning a Veterans Funeral, please contact our Funeral Home in Portland. We will be happy to help coordinate your Veteran's benefits and complete the necessary paperwork. Willamette National Cemetery is the cemetery used as the final resting place for many local veterans. The facility is operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (See website http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/willamette.asp)

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