Glossary of funeral terms
Funeral & Cremation Terms
There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter V.
Someone who is currently serving, or has served, as a member of the Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard); Members of Reserve Components and Reserve Officers Training Corps; Commissioned Officers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; A Commissioned Officer of the Regular or Reserve Corps of the Public Health Service; or The Philippine Armed Forces.
The viewing offers relatives and friends of the deceased an opportunity to view the closed casket in private before the funeral ceremony