We are happy to provide convenient resources that are helpful to our visitors. The following entries contain information about agencies or businesses that provide products or services that are beneficial for funeral planning or preparation. We encourage you to browse through the following resources.
● Hospice & Palliative Care Support/Bereavement Services
185 Main Street
Wadsworth, OH 44281
Available to all individuals, Hospice care not a requirement
● Good Mourning at Akron Children’s Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308-1062
Family Gathering & Special Event Needs
● Holiday Inn Express
● Rodeway Inn
● North Hill Marble & Granite 330-253-2179 or www.northhillmemorials.com
- You may meet a representative at Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home
Social Security Death Benefits
Social Security pays out a one-time payment of $255 to a surviving spouse of an eligible recipient or minor children that meet certain requirements.
Social Security Administration
4035 Jefferson St. Medina, Ohio 44256
A copy of the veteran’s DD Form 214, or retired Military Identification Card, Certificate of Release or Discharge showing both the entry/induction date and the date of discharge from Active Duty, is needed to verify honorable active service. If the veteran served in the National Guard or Reserves, you must provide a reserve retirement Eligibility Benefits Letter, or documentation showing that the veteran was ordered to active duty by Executive Order. These documents are used to verify eligibility, branch of service, highest rank attained, and any military awards.
If you do not have the DD Form 214, the next of kin can obtain a copy by filling out the enclosed Standard Form 180, Request Pertaining to Military Records, and mail it to: National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records, 9700 Page Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63132-510 or via fax to 314-801-9195. Additional information on military service records is available at