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memorial monuments, mausoleums, cemetery memorials The family business quickly flourished and a second location, Tully Memorials in East Hanover was purchased. Then, a third, McHugh Memorials also in East Hanover, followed by a fourth in Westfield, NJ.
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Grave Memorial Items

Grave Memorial Items

If you have lost a loved one, you are probably looking for the best way to memorialize their life. There are many ways to remember the life of a friend or relative who has passed on. One way many do this is by leaving unique and special items on their gravesites. There are many choices of grave memorial items that you can choose to remember your loved one by. Here are a few of the most common.


Many people like to leave flowers on the gravesite whenever they go and visit a grave site. However, many cemeteries have rules and regulations about flowers simply left on a grave site. For this reason many people have purchased beautiful vases, permanently attached to the gravestone, so that when they visit, they will always have a safe place to leave flowers for their friend or relative, and know that the flowers will remain safe, until they visit again.


Another grave memorial item can be a symbol of their religion. Many devout religious members of society would love a memorial dedicated to their religion, be it a cross or a grave marker with images or words about their religious beliefs.


Additionally, the headstone may be the most important grave memorial item. These days many things are being done to headstones to personalize them and make then reflect the life and beliefs of your departed. Far from the days of a simple stone and date, these days you have many choices, so you can best choose an appropriate headstone to represent the life your family or friend once lived. A gravestone is a very important grave memorial item. Many people are choosing memorable quotes, symbols, and for some, even laser printed pictures of the family member or of religious symbols. Grave memorial items are made of high quality materials so they will be able to be used to memorialize your family member for years to come.


Additionally, many choose to purchase a statue of some importance to guard the grave. Gravestones could have any number of large statues sitting on or near the grave to add beauty to the environment, and allow others to see that this particular grave is being looked over.


Some people even choose to purchase a stone bench, engraved with their loved one's names, to sit near the grave. It allows the individual to have a place to sit while returning to look after the grave, and will help the loved one be remembered for many years. Anyone who sits on the bench will remember them.


There are many unique ways to memorialize your departed friends and family members, and choosing good grave memorial item is a great start. Whether it is picking a beautiful vase to leave flowers in, choosing a headstones that represents the deceased, choosing a religious symbol to represent their faith, or choosing to purchase a statue or a bench to make a statement, the life they lived- who they are, and what they believed most strongly in, can be clearly remembered through any number of grave memorial items.






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