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Headstones & Memorials

Why Headstones are Important

When a loved one dies, it may seem as if simple things like a selecting a headstone aren’t important. However, having the right headstone accomplishes many things and can play a role in the grieving process. Below we will explain how the process of selecting a headstone or burial monument for a loved one, can play a positive role in…

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Mausoleums

Five Features of Successful Mausoleum Entombment

You are probably aware of the common challenges of a mausoleum entombment like odors, leaks and flies. Decomposition of bodies is a natural process just like breathing and digestion. It does not disappear since we lay departed to rest within a crypt. If a deceased is left unconfined, by-products of the decomposition process will damage the integrity of the mausoleums.…

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Headstones & Memorials

Ideas for Designing a Memorial Headstone

A burial monument provides a permanent marker of your loved-one’s final resting place. It also presents a unique and personal tribute to their life. Here are some fitting suggestions on ways in which you can make your departed relative or friend’s headstone truly personal. Engraving Perhaps the most traditional way of personalizing cemetery monuments is by having them engraved. You…

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Mausoleums

Is a mausoleum right for your family?

Mausoleums are found on every continent, from every chapter of human history. They almost always include an enclosed stone structure for the interment of several people, often an entire immediate or extended family, and they are sometimes elaborately decorated with statues, engravings, and ornate architecture. The most extraordinary examples of mausoleums from around the world include the Egyptian pyramids, the…

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