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Do Cemeteries Require Certain Types of Memorials?

September 10, 2019

Many cemeteries have certain requirements and regulate the headstones that are placed on graves. These rules and regulations will cover everything from material and size to the type of headstone that’s used. If you’re investing in specialty memorials in Phillipsburg, NJ, it’s worthwhile to check the regulations of your chosen cemetery. After all, it’s important to be as prepared as possible, as errors could potentially jeopardize the memorial you’ve worked hard to create. Read on to find out the leading requirements for different kinds of memorials: Types of headstones: The cemetery may require headstones to be upright or flat. They... View Article

How to Memorialize a Loved One Who Asked for No Funeral

August 27, 2019

Many people don’t offer explicit directions about how to handle things when they pass away. Others have every detail planned and want their life to be remembered in a specific way, such as by having a monument in Phillipsburg, NJ erected in their honor. Still others prefer not to have a funeral at all. They may not want loved ones to spend the money, or perhaps they don’t want their friends and family to “feel bad” about their loss. However, it’s always going to be difficult for friends and family following a loved one passing away. It’s only natural to... View Article

How to Plan a Memorial Service

July 22, 2019

If you’re planning a memorial service for a loved one, you may have a lot of questions. What exactly is the best way to honor them? Did they indicate how they’d like to be honored? Planning a memorial service can be rewarding, but it’s also a stressful time. You need to carefully consider the best way to both respect the deceased and provide a meaningful experience for everyone who attends. You may be considering the value of specialty memorials in Phillipsburg, NJ as a way to remember your loved one. Here are some ideas on how to take the first... View Article

What Is Involved in Cremation?

June 21, 2019

For those who don’t want a traditional burial, you may be interested in the process of cremation. While cremation doesn’t involve a burial, a site can still be marked by a cremation monument in Phillipsburg, NJ. If you’re curious about cremation, read on to learn what is involved in the process and the options available. Types of cremation Cremation is a process of reducing human remains to bone fragments through thermal, mechanical or other dissolution methods. It also involves processing the bone fragments into pieces that are no more than one-eighth inch in size. There are two types of cremation... View Article

How to Clean and Maintain a Memorial

May 31, 2019

In honor of Memorial Day, we saw many families coming out to honor and remember loved ones who are no longer with us. All the flowers, flags and other small tokens were signs that those who are gone will never be forgotten. As the community’s premier source for monuments in Phillipsburg, NJ, we often have families coming to us with questions about what they can do to maintain the memorial erected in honor of a loved one. To better serve our community, we wanted to make some of those recommendations and tips available here. Remove debris Before you begin, it’s... View Article

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