Memorial Ideas for Veterans

By: Tom Gallagher
Friday, November 26, 2021

Losing someone is tough, regardless of the circumstances and situation. When it comes to the people that made the final sacrifice for our nation, they genuinely deserve a befitting memorial service to showcase the honors they received. It’s a time to pay homage to these special people.

Unique Memorial Ideas

Every memorial service is unique and families prefer to personalize the event in some way. Here are some ideas from Nutmeg State Cremation Society to help celebrate a veteran you love.

1. Organize A Celebration Of Life

During a celebration of life, family members and friends provide their input and share digital images and other commemorative objects so all the attendees at the service can see them. This is a good way to shed some light on how the veteran spent their life, especially when they were deployed.

2. Plan a Military Display

You can present uniforms, pictures, achievements and medals, and more on a table at the memorial service venue. It helps to showcase the veteran’s commitment to our nation and their achievements when they were serving.

3. Include their Uniform

Another way of highlighting a veteran’s accomplishments is to clothe them in their uniform for the burial. It shows their pride for their service and the country.

4. American Flag

The American flag is typically draped over the casket at a veteran’s funeral service. You can discuss this requirement with the funeral director and they will help obtain the flag for this purpose.

Although the military was a significant part of their life, you must also celebrate their life as a whole. Include things they loved and were passionate about, their family life, and more.

The Nutmeg State Cremation Society experts are here to provide you with all the information you need about memorial ideas for veterans and can help you with every aspect of planning the service.

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