151 South Hwy 17-92 Longwood, Florida 32750

Veterans

Memorial events are the celebration of at life well lived.

Veterans

We truly believe that the men and women who answered our nation’s call embody the ideals Americans hold so dear. Because they have proven their devotion to their fellow citizens and to a grateful nation, we all owe them the same respect and devotion in return.


Why Do More Families Trust Us to Care for their Veteran?

We are known for our compassionate, caring and thoroughly professional staff, and have years of experience in planning military services. Whether your family chooses cremation or burial, we will be proud to take care of all the details involved.

We are Proud to Honor Those Who Served

  • Without a doubt, our professional staff feels pride when we are able to care for a veteran and their family. It is our way of expressing gratitude for their service to the country.
  • We are committed to taking care of all the details involved in providing the veteran in your life with deeply meaningful and honoring ceremonies. Tri-County Cremation & Funeral Home can:
  • Complete applications for all veterans’ benefits, including Military Honors, Presidential Memorial Certificate and veteran memorial marker or headstone
  • Confirm and coordinate any existing paid pre-plan funding benefits which may cover any expenses deemed ineligible by the Veterans Administration
  • Coordinate necessary documentation provided by family to request honors
  • Coordinate with national or state veterans’ cemeteries

You will receive

  • The professional services of Funeral Director and support staff
  • Transfer the deceased and professional care
  • Cremation services
  • Use of our mortuary facilities and staff for a visitation or gathering
  • A funeral or memorial ceremony
  • Use of automotive equipment
  • Online interactive memorial website
  • Additional personalization options, including specialized engraving, a moving tribute video
  • To learn more about how we can serve you, give us a call. We will be honored to speak with you.

Who is Eligible?

In short, the veteran must have been honorably discharged. A more detailed list of those service men and women who may apply for, and receive veterans’ burial benefits, with full military honors if they choose would include:

  • 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.
  • If you have any questions about your eligibility, or that of a family member, call us at (407) 247-3076. If you have any questions about your eligibility or that of a family member, contact the staff of one of our locations or send us an email using our contact form.

Our Services

Here are some of the more common services we offer

  • Burial Services

    We offer Traditional Burials to Graveside Burials at affordable prices.

  • Cremation Services

    We offer Traditional Cremation to Direct Cremation services at affordable prices.

  • Veteran Services

    We are proud of our veterans and offer special pricing as our way of saying Thank You.

  • Funeral Merchandise

    We have a variety of funeral merchandise for every budget.

  • Celebration of Life

    We will help carry out your wishes to memorialize your loved on.

  • Planning Ahead

    Pre Planning can lock in todays price and document your wishes.

What to do when a death has occurred

If you need immediate attention, please call us at (407) 247–3076.

  • Step 1

    Choose Tri County Cremation

    Contact the doctor, hospice nurse or police if necessary. Have the nurse, police officer, hospital, nursing home or medical examiner contact Tri County Cremation by calling (407) 247-3076.

    When we receive the call, we will ask these questions:
    • Full name of the deceased
    • Location where death occurred, is the decedent still at this location?
    • Date and time of death.
    • The name of the next of kin, the relationship to the deceased and contact information.
    • The name and phone number of the doctor who will be certifying the death certificate.

    Tri County Cremation will make an appointment to meet with our licensed funeral director once your loved one is in our care.

  • Step 2

    Meet with our Licensed Funeral Director

    We will guide you through the entire process.

    The following information will be needed to complete the arrangements.
    • Deceased full legal name
    • Home address
    • Deceased Social Security number
    • Date of birth
    • Place of birth (city/town, state or foreign country)
    • Date of death
    • Place of death (city/town, county)
    • Legal marital status
    • Father’s name
    • Mother’s maiden name
    • Veteran’s discharge papers (DD-214)
    • Highest level of education completed at the time of death
  • Step 3

    Choosing Your Service

    Whether you choose a traditional burial or direct cremation, our professional staff is dedicated to making this process as stress free as possible. Remember, we work for you and are here to carry out your wishes, we will not overwhelm you.

    Please feel free to ask any question you may have when meeting with our funeral director. We are here to help.

    If you choose a direct cremation, we can typically return the cremains to you 3 days after cremation approval.