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Why You Should Pre-Plan Your Cemetery Memorial

While no one likes to think about their own death, pre-planning your funeral can be an empowering experience. When you buy a pre-need headstone, grave marker, or monument, you are making sure that your final wishes will be carried out while reducing some of the stress for surviving family members when they plan your funeral. […]
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Why You Should Buy From a Monument Dealer

Why You Should Buy From a Monument Dealer

Approximately 8 in 10 Americans shop online, according to the Pew Research Center. However, some items need to be bought in person in order to ensure quality materials and customer service. Buying a cemetery monument online is one of the worst mistakes you can make, especially if you spend thousands on something the cemetery won’t […]
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Questions to Ask the Cemetery Before Buying a Memorial

Questions to Ask the Cemetery Before Buying a Memorial

Cemeteries have restrictions for what memorials they will allow. For this reason, it’s important to make sure that the upright headstone, grave marker, or cemetery monument you have in mind follows their regulations before making an expensive purchase. In this blog post, the cemetery memorial experts at Black Monument will go over the questions you […]
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Pre-Need vs. At-Need Cemetery Monuments

Planning your cemetery monument is just as important as writing a will. In their time of grief, loved ones will have a hard time trying to think what cemetery monument will be right for capturing your life story in stone. Many of our customers choose to pre-arrange their cemetery monuments so surviving family members have […]
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How We Make Cemetery Monuments

How We Make Cemetery Monuments

A cemetery monument captures the essence and life story of the decedent. To accomplish this goal, we work closely with you to select the best materials and designs for what you have in mind. We understand that it can be difficult picking out the right cemetery monument while grieving, which is why we encourage families […]
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How to Write Epitaphs for Cemetery Headstones

An epitaph is a short inscription on a headstone that appears next to the decedent’s name, birth date, and death date. While it’s hard to describe an entire person’s life in a few words, an epitaph is a great way to honor your loved one’s memory. A company that makes headstones for graves can help […]
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How to Choose between Cremation and Burial

Whether you are pre-planning your cemetery memorial or making arrangements for a loved one who has passed away, you’ll need to choose between cremation and burial. While both have their pros and cons, your decision will have a lasting impact on how family members honor you or your loved one’s memory. Continue reading to learn […]
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How to Choose a Headstone While Grieving

How to Choose a Headstone While Grieving

It’s difficult thinking what a loved one would want for their headstone in the middle of grieving. Fortunately, our team is ready to help you find the perfect cemetery headstone to honor your loved one’s memory. Continue reading to learn how to choose an upright headstone fit enough to carry a legacy. Get the Family […]
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How to Choose a Cremation Urn

How to Choose a Cremation Urn

When a loved one passes away, it can be difficult finding the right cremation urn to honor their memory. Thankfully, a funeral urn company like Black Monument can help you find the perfect urn for cremation ashes. In this blog post, we will explain the steps to choosing an urn for your loved one. For […]
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How to Buy an Upright Headstone

How to Buy an Upright Headstone

After a loved one has passed away, it can be stressful trying to find the right cemetery headstone that will honor their memory. We understand that families feel emotional after the passing of a loved one, which is why we’re offering our guide for how to choose a headstone. A headstone can be meaningful and […]
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