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Monuments

Monuments

Here at Dorsey Memorials we have served Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, New York City, and Long Island areas for over 35 years. Dorsey Memorials was founded by George Camp in 1985

Headstones:

Make a selection from a range of products that range from grave markers to custom designs that are hand carved to standard items that are in stock. Here at Dorsey Memorials we will accommodate your needs for a memorial that will suit your loved one’s final resting place.



Mausoleums:

A mausoleum provides an eternal resting place for your loved one or loved ones. It can be constructed from various materials such as granite and marble. Our provider up in Barre Vermont and other suppliers around the world can provide your needs for this monument that will stand the test of time.



Barre Vermont Granite Supplier and other choices:

Our supplier up in Barre, Vermont picks out the best granite that will help create a lasting memorial for your loved one. We also offer a choice of other types of granite and marble from around the world that can be used to create a headstone or a mausoleum. Our dedicated staff at Dorsey Memorials will be able to guide you through the process of securing the type of stone for the everlasting tribute to your loved one.


Please see the below choices of granite that we can provide. Please note that price will vary between granite due to the choices that can be discussed with the staff at Dorsey Memorials.


Should you have any questions please feel free to call Dorsey Memorials at (914) 941-3808. We are located at 14 Emwilton Place Ossining, NY 10562



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Dorsey Memorials & Monuments:

Memorials, headstones, grave markers, and mausoleums permanently identify a deceased individual’s final resting place and provide everlasting reminder of the relationship shared with a loved one.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like more information at (914) 941-3808 or georgercamp@yahoo.com

Monuments provide a place of gathering so that loved ones may grieve the loss of a loved one. Many individuals find solace in the creation of memorials for those who have passed on and in visiting these memorials throughout the grief process.

We are happy to work alongside you in the creation of a permanent tribute in remembrance of a loved one.



 

Materials Used for Monuments:

There are a variety of different materials used in the creation of monuments and memorials. We have an array of granite grave markers and headstones, as well as cast bronze options. Below, details a variety of ways these granite memorials can be customized whether it be shape or size. Here at Dorsey Memorials we are here to create monuments that suits your families pricing needs.



Monument Configurations:

  • Upright Monuments
    Upright monuments include a vertical top portion (known as the “die”) and a horizontal mounting piece (referred to as the “base”). Upright monuments may be designed as both single, double, and multiple grave memorials.
  • Flat or Flush Marker
    Flat markers can be constructed of either granite or bronze and lie flat at the head of the grave site. Flat granite markers are typically 4” thick and can be created in either single or double widths, according to cemetery regulation.
  • Bevel Marker
    A bevel marker includes a flat surface that is raised above the burial plot with a slight bevel from front to back. Both individual and companion monuments are available in this configuration.
  • Slant Marker
    Slant markers include a front panel that is slanted away from the burial site, with the rear edge raised higher than the front. The front panels on these markers can be flat, oval or serpentine in shape and can include burial information for one or two plots.
  • Specialty Monuments
    Our monument provider is capable of creating benches, crosses or other specialty memorials according to your specifications. [Please note that your choice of final resting place may dictate the types of monuments that may be used. This is also determined by the regulations of the cemetery. Contact our office for more information on your chosen grave site or final resting place.]



Monument Decoration:

Once you have selected the materials to be used for the monument and configuration of your liking, a number of decoration options exist to allow a personalized touch to the memorial. Please note that the size and style of the chosen monument could possibly limit the amount of decorations allowed on the monument. Contact our office via the above contact information.

  • Ornamental Carving Our monument provider offers more than 300 images and themes that can be carved into your memorial, either by hand or with the use of a sand-blaster. These images include religious symbols, flowers, birds, sports iconography, frames and more.
  • Ornamental Etching Offering both hand and laser etching allows our monument provider to create finely-detailed drawings that are etched into the finish of your chosen memorial usually black granite. We are able to offer a wide selection of different etched images or transfer any drawing you provide to your monument.
  • Ornamental Lettering Any words to be included on your monument (including the name of the deceased, life dates, quotes, scripture verses and more) can be stylized using a number of different fonts and carving techniques. Contact our office for a full list of all available options.



Here at Dorsey Memorials we understand that the process of choosing a memorial or monument can leave you overwhelmed. Our staff is here to assist you in whatever way possible to make the process of deciding on a monument easier. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.

Dorsey Funeral Home Inc.
Phone: (914) 941-0167
14 Emwilton Pl., Ossining, NY 10562


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