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OK I have a question about the VA shipping my body back to St.Louis ,MO from where I now live in Mesa,AZ

My wife is buried at Jefferson Barracks in St Louis,MO & my name is on the same stone as hers

Does the VA do this or would they just bury me at another VA Cementary?

Like I said "My name is on the same stone as hers" so I would really like to get an answer to this as my health is not so good

If not the VA shipping me back there what is the alternative?

It's possible I could come up with the money & pay the costs if I knew how to do it

If anyone can answer my question I would really appreciate it


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Actually PR, I was going to suggest that too but feel uncomfortable sometimes to do that .......

My husband was an organ donor and then was cremated so I have to be cremated too, to be buried in the same plot. It wont hurt a bit and I also an an organ donor,

but I never dreamed ,at the time ,(since organ donors need to be autopsied, with full drug profile etc) how important that autopsy would become, when I continued my husband's 1151 and filed for FTCA and won under wrongful death.

The autopsy also helped with my AO DMII and AO IHD claims.

Many survivors like me would never see a DIC check without having a full autopsy done, whether for organ donation or not.

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Checked with my Daughter & you're right as all that is on the Rock is my Wifes name & it say's Wife of Gary Schneider So NO my name isn't on any stone Actually it's a small Tombstone

Do U remember me as U were very helpful getting me comped which was some years back

9 long years is what it took me to get comped but I'm at 100% T&P & Special Monthly Comp which I think is an L

Since I talked to U last the VA has decided I have Dementia & I also have a damn tumor on my

Liver. Actually 3 tumors The VA is shooting me up with TACE & I have had a couple of those & go back today to be checked They put this stuff in a vein near the groin area & I believe it's suppossed to go straight to the tumor

Oh ya, I guess the reason I got the Dementia tag is because I can't remember a darn thing Very frustrating to have that happen

Well, how has the world been treating U? I moved to Mesa,AZ as I have son who is a Lawyer in AZ. & I have my Daughter living with me who has a double Masters cause I believe I would forget to pay utilities. She does that for me I get frustrated very easy as I can't remember very much. Heck, I can watch a movie on the TV & then in a few hours I forget what it was about

Also, I'm going on 68 so that may be part of the problem with my memory

OK Thank U for replying to my question & I am very thankful for the help U gave me

Have seen on the Net where the VA has been caught doing bad things

I'm lurking in the background so I pretty well follow whats going on

Again.. Berta,Thank U for all the help U have given to me


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