Long Island City NY's Leading Choice For Grave Markers
When You Need Grave Markers For Your Loved Ones, Trust Supreme Memorials
When you need to choose a monument for a family member, there are many different choices you'll have available - but none of them are as renowned or timeless as hand-carved memorials. Our team is experienced enough to create any figure or figures into both granite memorials or headstones that help to create a one-of-a-kind monument that is beautiful, timeless, and honoring to the deceased.
Throughout the years we have provided our grave markers all throughout Long Island City and New York, including cemeteries such as Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, St. Johns Cemetery in Queens, St. Charles Cemetery in Long Island, and many more.
Custom Gravestones & Grave Markers In Long Island City
Trying to choose gravestone or grave marker can be a tough decision, which is why we try to make it as easy as possible for you. We can create any sized or style gravestone to serve as a memorial for your loved one. Our designs are custom, beautiful, long-lasting, and will help you to remember your loved one for years to come. Below are just a few of our gravestones that we offer throughout the Long Island City area:
Upright headstones stand tall from the ground up and can be made out of various materials such as granite, brownstone, glass or marble. Most upright monuments today are crafted out of granite due to the natural strength and durability of the material.
Flat headstones are often referred to as ground-level headstones or grave markers. These headstones are flat and typically sit a couple inches off of the ground. Flat headstones are also commonly used as foot stone to a larger family monument.
There are many variations of slant-style grave markers. Cemeteries have specific rules and regulations about the sizes of slant that can be used. A slant monument is normally low to the ground, lifting only 1-2 feet high, with the polished face sloping at about a 45-degree angle. Slant memorials are always supported by a foundation, which raises the slant marker off the ground as to not hide the lettering. The inclined inscription surface of slanted headstones not only contributes to the prominence of the inscription, but also, unlike the flat or flush marker, it sheds the rainfall and nature keeping it clean.
Most often, bronze monuments are similar to flat headstones, but are made out of cast bronze instead of stone. In some cases, bronze cemetery markers are doweled and pinned into a granite base. Bronze is also used frequently for statuary work on cemetery memorials.
There are many types of benches used in memorialization of loved ones. Bench gravestones can be made in all shapes and sizes and are often used for fundraising sites, as accents to estate plots, and in the interior or exterior of private family mausoleums. Benches can also be used for entombing cremated remains of your loved ones.
Green Monuments offered by Supreme Memorials, Inc. include natural boulders, river rocks and locally quarried granite. These green monuments are suitable for a burial memorization and are made from materials that are nontoxic and readily biodegradable. The materials are harvested locally, reducing the amount of energy required to transport them. Supreme Memorials, Inc. can help you make a green choice for a tombstone.
Testimonials About Our Grave Markers in Long Island City
"I wanted to send you a personal thank you for the job done on the Armellino grave stone at St. Charles Cemetery. Simply said the work is outstanding. My family and I appreciate the great job that was done and will recommend you to everyone we know as its very hard to deal with these things in life but you made it much easier. Thanks again for all your help and support in getting the job done."
"Thank you in assisting our family to engrave my fathers name on the tombstone, your staff is very professional and we can tell you really are in business for four generations; you will always have a recommendation from our family."
Fran & Maria
"I have always remembered your store on the corner of 4th avenue and 17th street since I was a kid. We would always drive by and I wondered who ever goes to shop for a tombstone. Your shop is like a land mark in the Park Slope area because every body knows the larger then life Blessed Mother in your window. When mommy passed away the funeral director (name withheld) informed us he only recommends Supreme Memorials because they are still a family business and they provide excellent customer service. He was right, and this is why I am writing this thank you note. Thank you for the care your staff provided to our family, thank you for the excellent job, thank you for the level of service your staff gave us, thank you thank you thank you."