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Plan your funeral in advance by using Later life choices to make the right choices for yourself and your family.

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We handle all the necessary arrangements to carry out a peaceful ceremony and take care of all your guests.

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Get the burial or cremation ceremonies done by those in the profession to create a proper memorial.

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We help you in carrying out traditional funeral services with guidance and assistance to you and your guests.

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We are always here to support you with all the activities throughout the ceremony to keep you and your loved ones strong.

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We are a funeral service dedicated to making the final goodbyes memorable and cherishable for everyone. We provide all the necessary things for carrying out the ceremony from the funeral services to the memorial services.

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Sympathy Flowers

For the love and affection of for your loved ones.

Sympathy Gift Baskets

Heartfelt gift baskets for the members in grief.

Sympathy Sweet Baskets

Pure sweet baskets for the guests as a token of appreciation.

Comfort Food

Good quality food catering near the site for everyone present.

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We provide complete support to the grieving ones to help them stay strong through the tough times.

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What Our Families are Saying

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Donna J. Macarthur

It was a great funeral, and I appreciate the hardwork of the team. They are more like a part of our family now, and I want to thank everyone who helped us.

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Memorial Headstones & Stonemasons

Memorial Headstones & Stonemasons

Memorial headstones come in an array of shapes and sizes. If you’re wondering what headstones are made of and how they are made, then you’ve come to the right place. You’ll also learn about the best headstones and the average cost to have one made.

How Memorial Headstones Are Made

There are several steps involved when memorial stonemasons start making headstones, with the first steps consisting of cutting granite blocks from a quarry. After that, these blocks go to a manufacturer, where the blocks of granite are cut down into smaller blocks. After the slabs of granite have been prepared, a designer creates a blueprint of a headstone, which the customer will provide their input.

As for who makes memorial headstones, that would be stonemasons. These types of stonemasons typically only focus on creating headstones. This allows them to create highly detailed and high-quality memorials.

What Are Headstones Made Of?

Headstones can be made with an array of materials, but there are three types of rock that are commonly used. This includes slate, marble, and granite, as all three of those types of rock are durable, reliable and various finishes can be used on them. Sometimes gabbro and sandstone markers are used. Headstones that have been created with gabbro or sandstone markers stand out because they tend to be dark.

In the past, limestone was sometimes used to create headstones and even today some people prefer their headstones to be made from limestone. This is because limestone is appealing. The only downside to limestone is the material isn’t as durable as marble, slate or granite, which means if your headstone is made with it, then it may not last as long as headstones made with other types of rock.

The Best Headstones

The best headstones tend to be upright headstones and flat headstones. However, it really comes down to personal preference, and the good news is that all headstones can be customised to some extent or another. As a general rule of thumb, it’s a good idea to compare a few headstones and weigh the pros and cons of each before settling on one.

Also, the best material is marble. Marble headstones are durable and highly resistant to various weather elements. Not only that, but marble headstones tend to be very easy to clean and maintain.

Average Cost

The average cost for a memorial headstone in the UK is around £1,000 for an upright headstone. Larger headstones, such as kerbed ones, tend to average around £2,300. Bear in mind that many factors come into play when it comes to how much you’ll pay for a memorial headstone, such as the type of rock you want it made with, the stonemason performing the work, and what details you want to include on the stone.

Now you know more about how memorial headstones are made. If you plan on having a headstone made, then make sure you find a highly skilled stonemason to create it for you. They’ll be able to create your ideal headstone.

Most Beautiful Cemeteries in the World

Most Beautiful Cemeteries in the World

Cemeteries are the place where people do not have a smile on their face, but this place can also be beautiful. People have tried their best to make sure that you give a good experience. This is a place for a lot of different birds and wildlife and keeping it well maintained is a necessity. There are many gardens which is surprised by bringing beauty to the cemeteries. If you are curious, here are some of the places which can help ensure that you have the right experiences when it comes to cemeteries.

Il Cimitero Acattolico di Roma, Italy

This is a cemetery which has been in existence from the Roman Era. This was set aside by the pope to help in the burial of the non-catholic foreigners. This is the final resting ground of John Keats and Percy Shelly. There is also one of the most beautiful statues of the Angel of the Grief weeping over the Altar of Life.

Mirogoj Cemetery, Croatia

This was a cemetery which was constructed on the estate of the Ljudevit Gaj who was a 20th-century linguist. This cemetery is situated at the foot of Mt. Medvendnica. This cemetery was revamped by an Australian architect Hermann Bolle. He was inspired by the Neo-Renaissance arcade and is now filled with memorial statuary.

Skogskyrkogarden, Sweden

Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz were two of the most famous architects who collaborated to make this burial ground a bit more appealing. This was transformed as a former quarry into a beautiful site which has a lot of modest gravestones and can be seen absorbed in the forests and the meadows.

Reilig Odhran, Scotland

This is an Island Graveyard which is considered one of the most beautiful places and is the burial ground of many Scottish, Irish and even Norwegian Rulers. This is a Gaelic for Graveyard which lies beside saint Oran Chapel. This is home to many mysterious stones. The legend has it that when the stone wears down, the world is going to end.

Pere Lachaise, France

This is one of the revolutionary cemeteries which offered gravesite to anyone who could afford it. It is one of the most expensive places. Regardless of the price, it is one of the most popular spots. It is the resting place of some of the most famous people like Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, etc.

Highgate Cemetery, England

Highgate was a garden cemetery which was made as a place where the Londoners can escape the life of smoke and noise. It is one of the most beautiful places where people like Karl Marx and Douglas Adams lie. It was once a place which was growing weed today it is a scene to rejoice.

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