The Family Columbarium: A Cremation Grave

A family columbarium is a small cremation monument that can accommodate several urns.


What is a family columbarium?

It is a special burial grave. In effect, the funeral urns are buried, so this is indeed a grave, despite the fact that the body of the deceased was cremated.
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Smaller than a conventional vault, a family columbarium can still accommodate the urns of deceased members of the same family. This is the most suitable alternative to keeping funeral urns in a columbarium.
To protect the urns from water damage, this cremation monument often includes a concrete slab sealed by a plaque. In addition, a family columbarium usually consists of a tombstone and a stele on which the names of the deceased can be engraved. To request a quote for the manufacture of a private family columbarium, contact Martel & Sons today.

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Choosing is an important step. Martel & Sons is there to support you and to help you personalize the cremation monument by defining the shapes and inscriptions that will make up the family columbarium of your dearly departed relatives.
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