Beautiful Gravestones Near Astoria NY
Supreme Memorials Can Help When You Need Gravestones For Your Loved Ones in Astoria
When the time comes to pick a monument for a family member or loved one, you'll have many different options available - but none of these choices are as renowned or long-lasting 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.
Supreme Memorials has three convenient locations in a historical area of Brooklyn New York, as well as two locations in Staten Island. You are welcome at any time to visit the largest indoor display of monuments and grave markers in New York!
Custom Gravestones & Grave Markers In Astoria
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 Astoria 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.
Growing in popularity, angel monuments come in a variety of sizes and shapes. Most angels are hand sculpted and hand carved. While many businesses offer angel monuments that are mass produced in China and India, Supreme Memorials, Inc. hand carves each angel in our facility. We have the ability to custom design your angel monument all the way down to the details of the face.
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 Gravestones in Astoria
"I want to congratulate your letter carvers (the double process V-Sunk Lettering) and the panels added to our family monument to match the existing print was very impressive and very well done. The lettering is legible and so crisp that I am so very pleased. The job was completed swiftly and needed no corrections perfect. I spoke to your son Michael who was so courteous, understanding and helpful to me in my time of sorrow and I thank him for the swell job done."
Mrs. Florence C.
"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
"As a funeral director I know there are many companies that are just middle men in the monument business, this is why I choose you to engrave my mothers memorial. It is always a pleasure to know the company you are using are the ones actually doing the work, no subcontractors no B.S. I always recommend my clients to use your services and we always receive great feedback but you never know how personal the service is until one uses it. Let it be known you will always receive a recommendation to all of my clients because of your personal touch and skilled carvers on staff."