Serving Those Who Served Our Country
We are proud to serve veterans who fought to uphold our country's freedoms and for those military personnel and their families today who are serving in the U.S. and abroad. Castiglia Funeral Home, Inc. was founded by Frank R. Castiglia, an Army Air Force veteran of WWII. Serving our veterans and their families in their time of need is a top priority.
Types of Inscribed Headstones and Markers for Veterans' Graves
Flat markers are available in bronze, granite or marble. Upright headstones come in granite or marble. In national cemeteries, the style chosen must be consistent with existing monuments at the place of burial. Niche markers are available to mark columbaria used for inurnment of cremated remains.
Inscription: Headstones and markers are inscribed with the name of the deceased, branch of service, and year of birth and death. They also may be inscribed with other markings, including an authorized emblem of belief and, space permitting, additional text including military rank; war service such as World War II, complete dates of birth and death; military awards; military organizations; civilian or veteran affiliations; and words of endearment.
Presidential Memorial Certificates Issued to Next of Kin Upon Request
Certificates are issued upon request to recognize the military service of honorably discharged deceased veterans.
The following link provides the request form: Presidential Memorial Certificate Request Form
How do I obtain my DD 214 for Military Funeral Honors?
If the veteran has lost his or her DD Form 214 it may be obtained by completing an online request through the National Archives.
The following link allows you to request DD 214/Separation Documents Online: Request Your Military Service Records