How Do I Choose The Right Type Of Grave?

By: Danny Amoruccio
Monday, September 14, 2020

Since choosing the right kind of grave is an important decision after a loved one has passed away, you need to consider several different aspects. The grave size can vary significantly, and its cost would also depend on the location.

You would have to determine the kind of memorial you want, the marker set you prefer, and whether you want an upright monument. Since there are so many different things to consider, here is some information that can help.

Choose The Right Gravestone - The kind of memorial or headstone that you opt for should be unique. You can determine how simple or elaborate you want it to be. Look for something that you would like to come back to over the years and look at when you are paying homage to your loved one.

Headstone Type - It is essential to be aware that there are different types of headstones. The memorial could have information related to the deceased, and it's just a way of marking the grave unique and keeping that person in mind. Some of the different types of headstones that you can choose from include:

  • Upright headstones
  • Flat headstones
  • Kerbed headstones

Memorial Art

As mentioned earlier, in addition to a conventional gravestone, you can look for a company that provides memorial renovations so that you can have something unique as a grave marker. Cremation benches and a memorial can be used if there is no grave because the person has not been buried. However, families still feel they want something they can focus on, so they opt for these features.

A cremation memorial essentially has a container in which you can keep the ashes, and that can be paired with a custom-designed headstone of your choice. A bench can enhance the look of a memorial garden, and you can have it inscribed with a message which commemorates the person.

If you want to know more or need to book a service, give us at Willowbrook Cemetery a call on 203 222 8646 or contact us through our online form.

 

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