Glossary of funeral terms
Funeral & Cremation Terms
There are 3 names in this directory beginning with the letter B.
The placing of the body in the ground following death
A flag which is furnished by the VA to honor the memory of the veteran’s service to his country, and is displayed during the funeral of the veteran.
The burial permit is a legal document used for used to authorize burial, cremation, scattering or disinterment. The funeral director usually obtains the burial permit on behalf of the family.