Veterans’ Funeral Services in East New York, Brooklyn

Sampson Funeral Service, Inc. respects United States veterans. Information as to the services available to former military members may be found on the website under the link Veterans.

The staff of Sampson Funeral Service, Inc. recognizes and admires the efforts and sacrifices made by veterans of the United States military. There is a beautiful story regarding Mr. Justus Belfield, a man retired from the Army who passed away at the age of 98 only hours after celebrating Veterans Day for the last time on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. A patient of the Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New York, Mr. Belfield fought in World War II and the Korean War, spending 16 years providing his services to America. Although he served so many decades in the past, he wore his uniform each Veterans Day to demonstrate his loyalty and pride in being a former member of the U.S. military. The full article about this incredible man can be found at….

In light of the heroic work of veterans such as the late Mr. Belfield, Ernest Sampson, funeral director of Sampson Funeral Service, Inc., has made information regarding veterans’ funeral services available on his website. One may learn about the Military Funeral Honors ceremony that can be held for any eligible veteran. The website offers details about the service itself, eligibility requirements and includes important contact information.

Additionally, the website tells of the availability of complimentary government headstones, grave markers and columbarium niche markers given upon request to qualifying veterans. The spouses and dependents of eligible veterans may also receive this free merchandise if their final disposition occurs in a national, state veterans’ or military post/base cemetery.

Lastly, the Sampson Funeral Service, Inc. website offers insight into the process of securing a free United States burial flag to adorn the casket or to go along with the urn of a veteran who honorably served in the U.S. Armed Forces. This selection explains who is able to receive the burial flag, the application process, issues of burial flag replacement and how it may be correctly folded and displayed. All of the above points may be accessed by visiting and clicking on the links listed under Veterans.

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