Family Guide for Purchasing Gravestones

The purchase of gravestones and other memorials doesn’t have to be a stressful time. Finding a great provider will make all the difference in the process, and is a great starting point. Gravestones serve as a memorial of a loved one, so the process of creating their monument should aid in the healing process. Here we will go over a few ways your provider will come alongside you and your family in the memorial stone process.

Headstones: Uncovering the Past

Many of us may never know what our family tree looks like from hundreds of years past, but headstones and other grave markers are used to trace genealogy every day. Genealogists use headstones, cemetery records, obituaries, and many other things to help them locate connections in a family tree.
You might say headstones mark your family's history in stone.

Gravestones: 4 Things to know before purchasing

Gravestones can be produced in many styles and made out of many different materials so finding the right dealer will depend on what you are looking for. A quick search on “Google” should help get you started. Most reputable dealerships will have information and a gallery for you to look at. In making your decision, you may want to consider how many years of experience they have, and whether or not they are local.

Grave Markers Forever Etched in Time

Grave markers will forever mark the resting place of your loved one, etching their remembrance in stone for generations to come. Have you ever thought about what goes into etching memorials, or what makes them last and weather the test of time? There are many techniques used today to create beautiful grave markers, headstones, and monuments. Here a few of the techniques we use to create great quality granite memorials.

Memorial Headstones - Get a Great Deal

When you think of grave markers and other memorial headstones, you may be sold into the idea that you can’t afford high quality. Many families have skipped memorializing a loved one altogether or settled for poor stone quality or unskilled workmanship because they believed that great quality was not an option for them. We want to encourage you and help you to understand and know the options available to you, within your budget.

Gravestones - A Helpful Guide

Gravestones are found worldwide and stand proud in the resting place of a loved one. We have all seen cemeteries and gravestones, however, we rarely talk to our loved ones about what we desire after we have passed. It can be a difficult process to step into, especially if it hasn’t been discussed. We hope to be supportive in your search for a memorial for your loved one, so we have put together a short guide to help you get started. Here are the steps we will take for you in the memorial process.

Headstones that are One of a Kind

Take a second to think about the person you are going to memorialize. No matter who it is, we can all agree...they were one of a kind. They endured hardships, they embraced loved ones, they were molded into someone that is unique, and different than anyone else you have known. Headstones and other memorials should be the of a kind. After all, it is in honor of someone that is one of a kind.

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About us

Delphos Granite Works is the largest monument company in northwest Ohio with 35 locations and representatives to serve you. We offer cemetery headstone, gravestones, headstones, monuments, and many other granite products.

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201 E. First St.
P.O. Box 336
Delphos, OH 45833

(419) 695-5500
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