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:
Although the terms are still sometimes used interchangeably in general society, there is, indeed, a difference between a casket and a coffin. Let’s take a closer look at each of these burial vessels, considering how they differ and how they are alike:
It’s a common question we hear at Stillinger Family Funeral Home in Greenfield, Indiana: “What type of sympathy flowers should I send?” First, it helps to understand the common types of funeral flowers, as these include a variety of sizes, types, designs and price ranges. Next, we recommend considering your relationship to the deceased or to the deceased’s family. Here are some practical rules of thumb to help you determine what type of sympathy flowers to send:
Common types of funeral flowers include a variety of sizes, types, designs and price ranges. Choosing the right type to send can be daunting, but it helps to understand the basics before speaking with your florist or arranging for funeral flowers through your funeral home. Let’s look at some of the common types of funeral flowers to help you make the right choice:
A fingerprint is one-of-a-kind, and so was your loved one; that’s why Stillinger Family Funeral Home offers Thumbies Fingerprint Jewelry keepsakes from Meadow Hill Corporation. Of course, we understand that no memento could ever truly replace your departed friend or family member, but we have found that Thumbies fingerprint jewelry soon becomes a comforting treasure symbolizing your timeless devotion.