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Markers

Markers

Markers of all types, including headstones, monuments, and ledgers, are created as a permanent memorialization of your loved one. Mt. Scott Funeral Home can assist you in creating a customized memorial for your loved one that will last for generations to come. Please reach out to us directly for pricing.

Markers are customized to suit each person’s personality as well as a permanent way to memorialize their life. We offer a wide variety of headstones, monuments, and ledgers and can help you create a memorial that will honor your loved one’s life. We work with all cemeteries and will make sure that your memorial fits within the parameters set forth by each cemetery. We can also assist you with final date lettering.

Markers may be purchased directly through Mt. Scott Funeral Home or the cemetery itself. We recommend families check the pricing of both entities before making a selection. The cost of a monument or headstone is based on the size of the marker and the color of granite that is selected. Please contact us directly for pricing, we will be happy to assist you.



Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a monument, headstone, and ledger?

What is the difference between a monument, headstone, and ledger?

Monuments stand upright and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. A headstone generally lays flat and is flush with the ground. A ledger also lays flat but covers a larger area, either half of the grave space or all of the grave space.

What determines the cost of a marker?

What determines the cost of a marker?

The cost of the marker is based on the size and color of granite selected.

Should I buy my marker from Mt. Scott Funeral Home or the cemetery?

Should I buy my marker from Mt. Scott Funeral Home or the cemetery?

Pricing can vary drastically between cemeteries and funeral homes. We recommend that families check with both entities before making a selection.

Can I pre-purchase a marker?

Can I pre-purchase a marker?

Yes! We encourage people to take care of all their arrangements long before they need them. Taking care of your arrangements in advance can provide a significant price savings and allows you to choose the items most suited for your life.

Can I design my own headstone or monument?

Can I design my own headstone or monument?

Absolutely! Headstones and monuments are completely customizable and most any design is included in the cost of the marker.

Do I need to purchase the final date lettering from the cemetery?

Do I need to purchase the final date lettering from the cemetery?

No. Final date lettering can be purchased and supplied through the funeral home or cemetery. We recommend that families check with both entities before making a selection.

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