Burials and Cemeteries Benefits

Eligibility

All veterans who served at least 90 days of active duty and were released from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions and who either entered the service as a resident of the state of Connecticut or died as a resident of the state of Connecticut and their spouses are eligible for burial. Honorable service in the Armed Forces of any country allied with the United States is also acceptable.

The spouse of a qualifying veteran can be buried first at the State Veterans’ Cemetery.