Legacy Headstones Blog - Page 3

Items 11 to 15 of 73 total

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Holding a Memorial Service for Your Pet

Monday, July 2, 2018 2:28:30 PM America/New_York

Funerals and memorial services are often reserved for human friends and members of the family, but we’ve seen pet memorials rise in popularity with no signs of slowing down. The loss of a pet can be just as painful as losing a human member of the family, especially for people that view their pets as children. You can commemorate the special bond that you and your pet shared by hosting a memorial service. After all the years of joy your pet brought you, you may need to grieve in the same way you would when a loved one passes away. Holding a memorial service for your pet might provide the sense of finality you need to celebrate life even in times of great sadness. In this guide, we offer tips and suggestions for creating a memorial service for your pet.

Read More
Posted By Scott Steckman

Roadside Memorials

Monday, July 2, 2018 2:26:17 PM America/New_York

Whether driving across the country or just into town for a few essentials, you have probably seen homemade shrines placed at random points along the road. These homemade shrines are popularly called roadside memorials because they are created to memorialize victims of car accidents, car crashes, or other fatal incidents on the road. Designing a roadside memorial can be difficult, especially if the loss is new or particularly painful. With our help, some time, and the assistance of friends or family members, you can create a one-of-a-kind memorial that commemorates your loved one and warns other motorists on the road to slow down.

Read More
Posted By Scott Steckman

Are Headstones Tax Deductible?

Thursday, May 31, 2018 10:12:44 AM America/New_York

Most people know that the costs of funeral services and products are rising. Legacy Headstones is frequently asked whether funeral expenses are tax deductible. Although we cannot provide tax, legal, or accounting advice, we know that planning and preparing the funeral of a loved one can be stressful. This quick guide explores and explains some of the deductions that you or your loved one might qualify for when it’s time to prepare your federal income tax return. With this information, you can complete your upcoming taxes with confidence or know what questions to ask your tax consultant.

Read More
Posted By Scott Steckman

Can Headstones be Resurfaced?

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:07:44 AM America/New_York

When you lose a loved one, his or her memorial may be the only space you can visit and receive a sense of closure. Memorial appearance and condition are certainly of great concern to cemetery caretakers and family members of the deceased. Bronze, granite, and marble are some of the most popular materials used to make gravestones, cremation urns, and other monuments that honor the dead. Though bronze and granite are extraordinarily resilient and resistant to environmental conditions, the finishes and coatings that protect them may not be as impermeable. In this guide, we provide a general overview of headstone resurfacing. With this information, you can confidently take the best course of action to restore your loved one’s final resting place to its former glory.

Read More
Posted By Scott Steckman

Which Way Do Headstones Face?

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 10:05:21 AM America/New_York

Burial customs have changed considerably over the last few centuries, but we still follow many of the same traditions that have been in practice since the time of early Christianity. We don’t often visit a graveyard and think about how it’s been designed or what direction the headstones are facing. In this article, we examine the superstitions and traditions that have led us to where we are today and affected the way we create the final resting places of our loved ones.

Read More
Posted By Scott Steckman

Items 11 to 15 of 73 total

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Create Your Loved One’s Customized Headstone

At Legacy Headstones it is our goal to provide you with the tools you need in order to create the perfect headstones for graves that honor your loved one. Legacy Headstones has been a family run business for almost 100 years so we understand the importance of a legacy. Creation and design of headstones may have changed over the years but one thing has not, our family tradition. We are proud to have our two sons Shane and Dustyn to carry on the craft of providing people with quality headstones at affordable prices.

We understand that it is always hard to lose a loved one, and we hope that Legacy Headstones can make choosing the right memorial as easy as possible. Our free memorial designer is easy to use and helps to ensure they you are able to create the perfect headstone for the departed. It really is simple, just choose the style of headstone you wish to customize, then use the designer to add anything you wish such as a family name, favorite quote, or even an image. Our designer gives you the opportunity to continue your loved one’s legacy and pass it on to future generations!


Choose a Type of Headstone