Island Cremations & Funeral Home ~ Merritt Island, Florida ~ 321-454-3331

Military Honors

At Islands Cremation, it is the Funeral Directors job to set these arrangements with the Military. This does NOT incur extra charges. All you need to do is bring in a discharge papers and let us handle the rest. If you pre-arrange with us we will make a copy for your file.

Who is eligible for Military Funeral Honors?

    • Military members on active duty or in the Selected Reserve.
    • Former military members who served on active duty and departed under conditions other than dishonorable.
    • Former military members who completed at least one term of enlistment or period of initial obligated service in the Selected Reserve and departed under conditions other than dishonorable.
    • Former military members discharged from the Selected Reserve due to a disability incurred or aggravated in the line of duty.

What can the family of an eligible veteran expect?

The core elements of the funeral honors ceremony, which will be conducted are:

    • Flag folding
    • Flag presentation
    • Playing of Taps

The veteran’s parent Service representative will present the flag.

National Cemetery spaces for the Veteran and the Spouse are given to Veterans at NO CHARGE. Opening and Closing and a grave marker at NO CHARGE..

Make an appointment with Paul and he would be glad to help you with information.