Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery is located in Rittman, Ohio, situated in northeast Medina County.
This is less than one hour from eastern Cuyahoga County. Qualified veterans are entitled to a free grave, interment services (including use of a committal shelter for brief attendant services) concrete grave liner and government grave marker or headstone. If disposition is by cremation, in-ground burial or above-ground niches are available. This eligibility extends to the veteran's spouse and any dependent child(ren). Private headstones or markers are not allowed. Our staff will be honored to assist you in arranging formal military services at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
One of two committal shelters available at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Use is limited to fifteen minutes, including the folding and presentation of the flag and rendering of a rifle salute, followed by the playing of Taps.
These are some of the above-ground niches at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. If you plan to visit during inclement weather, this area may be preferable to in-ground burial of cremated remains.
Contact Shapiro Funeral Services at (440) 498-1993 for assistance in scheduling services at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.