An essential stage of mourning, organizing a funeral makes it possible to start gradually absorbing the separation with the deceased and to pay a final tribute to them.
The choice of the funeral marker, which will henceforth be a place of contemplation for the loved ones, is important. To the extent possible, the final resting place of the deceased must be in their image and resistant to the element with competitive prices. Granite markers, upright markers or bronze markers you have a lot of choices.
When the time comes to organize the funeral for the deceased, the question arises regarding the choice of the decoration for the grave. Several criteria must be taken into account, including the belonging of the deceased to a culture, religion, or traditions as well as the cost of the burial marker.
A symbol of affection, it can accommodate an inscription to identify the grave, show strong affection for the deceased, or pay tribute to them with a personalized message.
This customizable stone slab covering the grave is also a monument on which to place flowers to honor and remember the deceased.
This room made from bricks intended to accommodate coffins and urns is ideal for bringing together the members of a single family.
This flat-bottomed funerary niche built above ground can accommodate one or more coffins. It is possible to equip it with a façade decorated with a personalized engraving.
This funeral monument is characterized by its size, which is identical to that of a real building, and its grandiose architecture can accommodate the coffins or cremated remains of an entire family. The bodies and ashes rest in sealed boxes on which funerary inscriptions appear. This architectural tribute to the family can reflect a specific theme or style according to the customer’s desires.
This small house that can accommodate one or more coffins helps preserve the unity of the family after death. It usually features an altar to celebrate the memory of the deceased.
Difference between monuments
Funeral monuments and cremation monuments fulfill the same function. Both are the final resting place of the deceased.
The term “funeral monuments” includes monuments that can accommodate a person buried in a coffin. “Cremation monuments” refers to lighter monuments designed to accommodate an urn.
The funerary monument identifies the burial place of the deceased and allows families to reflect, especially when the monument is consistent with the life of the deceased.
Today, it is the material and its colour that distinguish and personalise your burial. There are many different materials used in the manufacture of funeral monuments. Martel & Fils uses granite, mainly for its solidity and for its varied colours.
The shape of a monument reflects the personality of the deceased, as well as the social roots of the family or the religious affiliation. In any case, it is what the family of the deceased wishes to build to pay tribute to him or her. The shape of the burial site is therefore a matter of family choice, but also of cemetery regulations in some cases.
The cost of a memorial varies according to several elements. You need to consider the design of the grave, the material used, the ornaments and the type of burial, in the ground or in a vault. In addition to the visual aspect, you will have to take into account the costs of transport and installation.
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