Local Resources


Arlington National Cemetery - The Official Guide to Military Services

Arlington National Cemetery, our nation’s most hallowed ground, is the final resting place for more than 400,000 active duty service members, veterans and their families. This historic cemetery bears witness to our American heritage and the military service and sacrifice of men and women in uniform throughout our nation’s history. Families come from all over the country to bury their loved ones at Arlington National Cemetery. They come to Arlington because of the rich history of military honors that makes the service so special.

We believe that caring for our nation's heroes and their families during their time of need is a sacred duty entrusted to us. Our nation's veterans are laid to rest with dignity and honor at Arlington National Cemetery by a compassionate and dedicated work force.

To learn more about funeral services at Arlington, please watch our video: “The Official Guide to Funeral Services at Arlington National Cemetery.”

Military Funeral Honors

The rendering of Military Funeral Honors is a way to show the Nation's deep gratitude to those who, in times of war and peace, have faithfully defended our country.

Social Security Administration

Official site of the Social Security Administration. Provides step-by-step instructions for notifying Social Security after a death occurs.

U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Home Page

Access Information and forms for railroad retirement.

Veterans Administration's Benefits Page

Burial & Memorials Homepage Provides information on VA's national cemeteries and burial benefits for veterans.

Veterans Benefits/ State of Delaware

The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs Website


Anatomy Gifts Registry

Anatomy Gifts Registry receives body donations utilizing one of two possible methods: gift of body by will or gift of body by informed consent. Anatomy Gifts Registry is an independent non-profit, charitable, anatomic donation organization that supports advancements in scientific research and medical education.


AmericInn of Milford

The AmericInn of Milford has rooms available at a special bereavement rate to the Lofland Funeral Home. This rate is quoted at 15%. Make sure when you book your room, that you tell the manager that you are arranging your stay for a funeral service at Lofland Funeral Home.

Holiday Inn Express of Harrington

Hotel Reservation Information for
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS. Mention that your are coming for funeral services provided by McKnatt, Carpenter & Baker Funeral Home, Harrington when making your reservations to receive a discount.

Call (302) 398-8800

Local Interest

Wilmington News Journal Obituaries

Research local obituaries from the archives of the Wilmington News Journal. 

Funeral Related

Burial Vault Informational Videos

Burial Vault Informational videos

Chesapeake Burial Vault

Information about burial vaults, cremation vaults provided on this website.

Memories by Design

Look at the samples for which our funeral home can design a memoriable video for your family. These videos can be used for all occasions. Call us for more information to design a video

Register of Wills re: Wills and Estates

Here is a guide for what you need to know in regards to wills and estates for either Kent or Sussex County. If you look to the left of the Sussex County Webpage, there is a table of contents regarding information available to help you. Remember, it is important to make an appointment in the county you are filing in before going to the Register of Wills.

William V. Sipple & Son

Wm. V. Sipple & Son is a 5th generation family memorial business founded in 1869.

Memorials / Charities

WW II Memorial

The National WW II Memorial in Washington DC website.
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