McComb Family Foundation Donates $25,000 for Columbarium
Fort Wayne, IN: The McComb Family Foundation is donating $25,000 for a
Granite Columbarium to be built at Veterans National Memorial Shrine and
Museum 2122 O’Day Road. A press conference and check presentation is
scheduled for 10 am on Wednesday June 30th at the Shrine.
According to Dave McComb President of the Foundation “We really wanted
to help the Shrine continue to grow and secure a place in Fort Wayne history
to benefit all veterans.” McComb added, “Sales from the Columbarium will
provide necessary funds to establish an endowment to make sure the Shrine
and Museum are around for many years to come.” Completion date is
scheduled for fall of this year.
The Columbarium will contain cremated remains of a veteran and one other
in a niche complete with engraved bronze plate designating veteran that is
inurnment in the Columbarium. The Columbarium will be located next to the
newly proposed Sterling Chapel, which is scheduled to be completed by the
spring of 2022. Commander Greg Bedford said “This Columbarium will be
a great tribute to all veterans and a way a family can memorialize their loved
one.” For more information contact the Veterans National Memorial Shrine
and Museum at 260-267-5022.