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How to Write Epitaphs for Cemetery Headstones

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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Headstones and Grave Markers FAQ

Headstones and Grave Markers FAQ

As a memorial company, we get a lot of questions about headstones and cemetery markers. Whether a loved one has recently passed away or you are pre-planning your memorial, you’ll want to keep reading to learn what to expect. If you don’t see your questions below, don’t hesitate to give us a call. What factors […]
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How to Choose between Cremation and Burial

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 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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Why You Should Pre-Plan Your Cemetery Memorial

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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Differences Between Cemetery Markers, Headstones, and Monuments

Differences Between Cemetery Markers, Headstones, and Monuments

Whether you are pre-planning your memorial or choosing a cemetery memorial for a loved one, we are here to help. Most of us don’t like to think about death, which is why it may be confusing to think about the differences between cemetery markers, headstones, and monuments. However, it’s important to think carefully about your […]
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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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How Do I Pre-Arrange My Cemetery Memorial?

How Do I Pre-Arrange My Cemetery Memorial?

If you are pre-planning your funeral, you won’t want to skip the step of buying a cemetery memorial. Cemetery memorials come in all different sizes, shapes, colors, and designs so you can capture your life story in stone. In this blog post, the cemetery memorial experts at Black Monument will walk you through the steps […]
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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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Acknowledging Our Grief Anniversaries

Acknowledging Our Grief Anniversaries

Original blog by John Pavlovitz, March 11, 2016http://johnpavlovitz.com/2016/03/11/acknowledging-our-grief-anniversaries   I always struggle on sunny Saturday mornings. It was a brilliantly blue-skyed September Saturday two and a half years ago, when I bounded down the stairs on the way to the gym and noticed my phone vibrating on the hallway table. The caller ID told me that it […]
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