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Veteran's Services

Veteran's Services

We truly believe that the men and women of Acadiana, 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.

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

Colligan Crematory & Funeral Services in Lafayette, Louisiana is known for its exceptional care and unwavering professionalism. Our dedicated team of compassionate professionals has years of experience in organizing military services, ensuring every detail is handled with precision and attention. Whether you choose cremation or burial in the beautiful Acadiana region, we understand the importance of every detail. From selecting the perfect urn or casket to creating a personalized tribute that honors your loved one's unique life, we take immense pride in tailoring every aspect of the funeral service to your family's wishes. Rest assured, your loved one will be treated with the utmost respect and dignity throughout the entire process. Our compassionate staff is here to provide support and guidance during this difficult time, offering a comforting presence and personalized assistance to help you navigate through the arrangements. At Colligan Crematory & Funeral Services, we are committed to honoring lives with compassion, care, and professionalism.

We are Proud to Honor Those Who Served

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. Colligan Crematory & Funeral Services near Lafayette, LA 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
Who is Eligible?

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.

Funeral Home & Cremation in Lafayette, LA

Losing a loved one is a challenging experience, but we are here to provide unwavering support every step of the way. Our compassionate and skilled staff at Colligan Crematory & Funeral Services is dedicated to helping you create a heartfelt and memorable ceremony that truly honors their life. From the initial arrangements to the final farewells, we are committed to simplifying the funeral planning process.

Located in Broussard, Louisiana, our funeral home proudly serves the Acadiana area, including Lafayette, Abbeville, New Iberia, Broussard, Youngsville, Opelousas, and beyond. We offer a wide range of burial and cremation packages tailored to accommodate different preferences and budgets. Whether you choose a traditional funeral or direct cremation, our pricing reflects excellent value within our community.

At Colligan Crematory & Funeral Services, we take great pride in our state-of-the-art crematory facility and comprehensive funeral home services. You can have peace of mind knowing that your loved one will be treated with the utmost care, respect, and dignity throughout their time with us. We pay attention to every detail, no matter how small, ensuring that each life celebration is meticulously planned and flawlessly executed.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us today. We are here to provide the support you need and assist you in honoring and celebrating the life of your loved one.

If you have any questions about your eligibility, or that of a family member, please call us today. If you have any questions about your eligibility or that of a family member, contact the staff of one of our locations.

(337) 999-0269