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When a Veteran Passes Away


  • Please notify VVA 1048 President, Rod Phillips, 386.690.9553 and Chaplain Terry Mone xxxxxxxxxxx
  • Locate our VVA 1048 "Paper Safe" which should contain all you important papers
  • Contact the Funeral Director of your choice to arrange for interment. If the burial is at the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, request a Military Funeral and Honor Guard from the National Cemetery. 
  • Contact the Pastor of your church to arrange for the services you desire. 
  • Bring to the Funeral Director, a copy of the Veteran’s discharge, separation notice or DD-214, VA Claim Number, if known, and Veterans social security number.
  • The Funeral Director will apply for any burial entitlements from the Department of Veterans Affairs toward burial expenses and also the allowance from Social Security for burial.
  • The Funeral Director will apply for the flag to drape the casket.
  • If the Veteran is a member of VVA 1048, the President should be contacted for the Ritual Service, if the veteran had G.I. Insurance, contact the County Veterans Service Officer for assistance in completing the forms. If it is commercial insurance, contact an agent of the company that insured the Veteran.
  • Spouse should contact Social Security Office to file for benefits that may be available for self and for children.
  • The County Veterans Service Officer will assist the spouse and children in obtaining any benefits to which they may be entitled such as, survivors death benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and headstone if burial is in a private cemetery. Bring to the County Veterans Service Officer the following information when applying for benefits:
    1. Certified copy of the deceased Veterans service record (discharge).
    2. The Department of Veterans Affairs Claim Number if there is one.
    3. Social Security numbers of the deceased Veteran, spouse and dependent children.
    4. G.I. Insurance policies, if any.
    5. Certified copies of marriage, birth certificates of children and, if any, prior marriages existed, the information regarding when, where, and how dissolved (death or divorce).
    6. Certified copy of death certificate of Veteran.  


Service Officers Office Hours and Locations

 

DeLand:
123 W. Indiana Ave., Room 100, DeLand
Walk-ins are welcome from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments are available (not required) on Tuesday and Wednesday. Call 386-740-5102 to schedule an appointment.

Orange City:
775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Suite 104, Orange City
Walk-ins are welcome from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday. Appointments are REQUIRED on Tuesday and Wednesday. Call 386-775-5205 to schedule an appointment.

New Smyrna Beach:
717 W Canal St., New Smyrna Beach
Walk-ins are welcome from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments are available (not required) on Tuesday and Wednesday. Call 386-423-3324 to schedule an appointment.

Daytona Beach:
1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach
Walk-ins are welcome from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments are available (not required) on Tuesday and Thursday. Call 386-254-4646 to schedule an appointment.



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