more information on memorialization, please see our bronze
and or granite grave marker
section of our web site. If you wish to talk with one of our consultants
you may call us toll free at 1.877.723.5677, we
would be happy to personally help you arrange a very personalized
memorial fitting for your loved one.
WHAT IS MEMORIALIZATION?
Memorialization is the remembrance a loved one either through a
formal or informal ceremony. Sometimes it is a just a short moment
of silence on special occasions--such as a birthday or an anniversary.
times, it can include special remembrance items, such as jewelry,
trees, books, collections, etc. Each family will determine what
may be helpful and important in remembering that special person
who has left a void.
Memorialization can also means personalization. Just as each one
of us is unique during our lives, at the time of death that difference
should be remembered and celebrated.
have the opportunity to create a ceremony that acknowledges how
important the loved one was within their lives and within the community.
In the past, funeral services were often dictated often by religious
ritual and distinct traditions--viewing's, wakes, church services,
traditions in ceremony served as a way for us to acknowledge a persons
death in a prescribed fashion.
Today, families are able to choose between traditional services,
creating a completely personalized service--or combining the best
of both. In particular, family members and friends are taking part
in the formal services by offering either poems, readings, and or
collages of photos and mementos that
were special to the deceased can be very comforting. Personalizing
items of remembrance such as memorial folders with favorite passages,
hymns, epitaphs or writings has
become significantly important.
just that “special moment” during the formal service--such
as releasing balloons, doves, or lighting candles, can be comforting.
Sharing ones memories is always appreciated as well. Most funeral
homes and clergy are very willing to help families explore their
The more involved that grieving families and friends participate
in the memorialization process, the closer they will be to healing.
The death of a loved one is not something to sit back and watch
as it happens around us. It is a life event, much like a birth or
fully participate is to bring meaning to the loss. "What
we keep in memory is ours forever".
miniature granite grave marker
samples can be
designed to almost any size you require.
There are numerous granite color samples
available in a variety of designs.