Headstone Materials: What Types of Stone are Headstones Commonly Made From?

Headstone Materials: What Types of Stone are Headstones Commonly Made From?

Headstone materials and intricacies of grave marker design have changed over the years as the ability to quarry and carve the stones have advanced. Today, we think of headstones (also sometimes called gravestones or tombstones) as being made of granite. Indeed, granite is a popular choice well-proven as a canvas for carving. But along with granite, let’s look at other stones that are, or have been, used as headstone materials:

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Burial or Cremation: Which Choice is Right for You?

Burial or Cremation: Which Choice is Right for You?

Choosing between burial or cremation can be tough for many people. And because it can be a complicated issue, many people do not fully explore their options. So, with final wishes often left unsettled, many families face uncertainty and difficult decisions in their time of grief. To help make the alternatives clearer, we at Stillinger Family Funeral Home in Greenfield, Indiana, want you to know some of the factors to consider:

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