Different Kinds of Memorial Stones to Commemorate your Loved One

Memorial stone

A memorial stone erected for a loved one gives you a chance to commemorate their life. It is a tribute to their life and will remain forever. Hence, it is important to choose the right one. Here is a list of the different kinds of memorial stones you can choose from.


This is the most common type of memorial found in old cemeteries. They can be made from different materials such as wood or stone.


Headstones are tall, thick and rounded with a concrete base. They are usually made from granite and marble.

Slant Style Monuments

A slant style monument is much like an upright monument, but it is only slanted for easy reading. They are made from granite, and are generally low to the ground.

Single Monuments

Single monuments consist of a top stone and base.

Double Monuments

These monuments are usually designed for 4 burials, sometimes more. They consist of a top stone and base.

Estate Memorials

These memorials have been erected on larger size plots in the cemetery. They are truly works of art.

Flush Markers and Footstones

These style memorials are used as footstones, which are set into the grass, with only the top showing.

Ledger Slab

Ledger slabs cover an entire grave and can be made from thick slabs of granite, marble or sandstone.

Contact Polchinski Memorials, Inc. for Memorial Stones

Our professional sales team is knowledgeable and skilled in working with families who need expert assistance during this difficult purchase. We would very much appreciate the opportunity to earn your trust and serve your needs.If you want to erect a memorial stone for a loved one, call Polchinski Memorials, Inc. at 914-984-4198 or email us at info@polchinskimemorials.com

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