upright granite headstone with etched roses on the stone and memorial vases on each side holding pink flowers
Headstones & Memorials

Ideas for Personalizing a Headstone

Personalizing a loved one’s headstone is an important part of memorializing and honoring the life of our loved ones. When personalizing a loved one’s headstone, we should consider the things that set them apart and were important to them, such as their interests, hobbies, career, family and life style. Selecting a headstone style, size, and material is only the first…

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many stones laying below a granite headstone featuring Star of David with inscription featured in text
Historical Monuments

Holocaust Memorial in Bonaventure Cemetery

Located amidst the many monuments and memorials of the Bonaventure Cemetery stands a single headstone memorial covered with stones. This memorial marks the resting place of the ashes of 344 victims of the Holocaust. It has been more than 70 years since World War II and the Holocaust came to an end and this memorial remains, keeping the memories of…

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Headstones & Memorials

Where should I buy a headstone?

In today’s modern world, you can shop and buy almost anything online. Although, online shopping is a great option when you are shopping for everyday items or gifts, there are certain purchases where shopping locally may be the better option. Headstones and burial monuments are one consumer purchase that we feel is better shopped for with a local monument dealer,…

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row of natural stone headstones with pink tulips
Headstones & Memorials

Custom headstones: A Natural History

Nothing looks quite like natural stone for a burial monument. The glossy surface, the play of color, the intricate patterns… but what’s the story behind these headstones? Granite Granite is a common rock and frequently used for gravestones. It’s an intrusive igneous rock, meaning it is cooled from magma (underground lava) deep below the earth’s surface. Like all rocks, it…

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