Venice Memorial Gardens
Veterans

Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory Salutes Veterans

Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory services and programs for veterans include:

  • Securing of free burial space in any VA cemetery
  • Free burial space in Venice Memorial Gardens' Garden of Honor
  • Full coordination of all VA Burial Benefits
  • Securing of Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • Bi-annual Honoring our Veterans bus trip to Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL
  • Patriot's Walk Tribute
  • Memorial Day Ceremony
  • Veterans Day Ceremony
  • U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony
  • Cell Phones for Soldiers
  • Use of 1941 Dodge Military Truck and Caisson for funeral or memorial tributes ceremonies
  • Use of 1943 Willy's Army Jeep for funeral or memorial tributes
  • Transfer of veterans from another cemetery to Sarasota National

1941 Dodge Military Truck and Caisson

We own a restored 1941 Dodge Military Truck that can be displayed at the funeral home or other location desired by you. Additionally, the truck and caisson can be used for transporting the casket to the place of burial.

1943 Willy's Military Jeep

We also own a 1943 Willy's Military Jeep that can be displayed at the funeral home or other location you desire. Additionally, the jeep can be incorporated as a lead vehicle for the funeral procession.

Cherry Wood Urn Ark

Many families choosing cremation prefer to use our urn ark for the display of the urn at the funeral home or other location desired by you. The urn ark, which allows family and friends to serve as pallbearers, can also be used to transport the urn to the place of inurnment or burial.

Federal Perks

Government benefits for honorably discharged vets may include a cemetery plot and burial allowances. Vets may also be entitled to a custom headstone. Families of veterans also receive a full-size burial flag. Occasionally, survivors are eligible for a family pension. Call for details.

The Benefit Form

To begin the benefit paperwork for a veteran, please call, write or e-mail us for more details on Veterans' Services. See "Locations" for the location and information of our nearest funeral home. We will be happy to help you through the entire process.

National Cemeteries

If a national cemetery burial is an option, Farley can help. Designated as United States National Cemeteries, there are 146 places of rest for military loved ones in nationally important cemeteries. Military personnel, vets and spouses are eligible. State vets cemeteries are also an option.