November 11, 2014 at 5:00 AM
LIVINGSTON, NJ - On Thursday Nov. 6, Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Home in Livingston hosted the 20th NJ Mission of Honor Ceremony.
Ten abandoned deceased Veterans who served in the US Army and US Navy during World War I and II were remembered.
"It was an honor for us to be part of a celebration that enabled the men who put there lives on the line during World War I and World War II for our great country," said Louis Urban, Bernhaim-Apter Kreitzman funeral director. "These services help provide a final resting place of honor for these veterans."
The service brought Dignity Memorial Providers NJ Metro Market to a total of 56 abandoned deceased veterans, some of which had been left for over 50 years, were located, identified, recovered and interred in the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown N.J. with full military honors courtesy of the Director and staff of Veterans Services, at the N.J. Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs.
The service, which was complete with a motorcade and NJ State Police Escort started at Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman, Suburban Funeral Chapel and finished at BG William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery.