Custom Grave Markers and Gravestones

Custom granite markers are the perfect way to honor and commemorate a loved one's legacy. With their durability and timeless beauty, a custom gravestone is the perfect solution to keeping your loved one's memory alive for generations.

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Custom Grave Markers: A Beautiful Tribute to a Loved One's Legacy

When it comes to honoring the memory of a loved one who has passed away, it's important to choose a fitting tribute that accurately reflects their life and legacy. Custom granite markers are a popular choice for many families, and for good reason. Not only are they durable and long-lasting, but they also offer a range of customization options that allow families to create a marker that is meaningful and unique to their loved one.

A custom grave marker or gravestone can be designed to include text, symbols, images, and other meaningful elements in addition to names and dates. Over the past 25 years, we've helped design and create monuments that include:

• Images of friends and family

• Religious symbols

• Quotes and messages

• Military veteran divisions

• Photos of meaningful locations

In addition to being a beautiful tribute to a loved one, custom grave markers and gravestones are a practical solution for a cemetery plot. They provide a clear and visible marker for the location of the gravesite making it easy for friends and family to find.

We encourage everyone who is interested in purchasing a monument to take a walk with friends and family through a cemetary. This is the best place to start looking around and gather ideas for your own monument. In our experience, researching online at different monument options available isn't a bad place to start but a walk through a cemetary can be much more helpful.

However, if you are looking to browse online through some monument options available, we built a gallery section here on our website. If you visit this page you will be able to view some of the different shapes, sizes, and colours of monuments we have built in the past.

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Choosing the Right Size & Shape for Your Gravestone or Grave Marker

When choosing a gravestone or grave marker for a loved one, size and shape are important considerations. These decisions will impact the appearance but they will also impact the amount of information that can be included on the monument. A few things you'll need to account for when choosing the size and shape of your monument:

Some cemeteries have strict rules and regulations regarding the shape and size of the marker. If you are interested in getting a larger monument, check with the cemetery to see if it fits within their guidelines.

Larger monuments tend to leave more room for engraving names and meaningful messages, however they also tend to be more expensive.

When it comes to shape, there are a wide range of options available, including traditional headstones, flat markers, and unique shapes like obelisks, crosses, and hearts. The shape of the gravestone can impact how much information can be included for engraving. For example, cross markers are not a suitable candidate if you're interested in getting a landscape photo engraved.

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Jeff did an amazing job with the monument. The level of detail and quality was immaculate and way above our expectations. The price was completely reasonable for the quality of the finished product. I would recommend him in a heartbeat.

Natalija D.

Uxbridge, ON

I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to Jeff at Port Perry Monuments. Their customer service exceeded our expectations from the initial phone call and emails to collecting the final monument. The monument's craftsmanship and attention to detail are impressive, leaving my family and me extremely satisfied.

Silvia E.

Oshawa, ON

The welcoming and respectful atmosphere made it easy for Jeff to understand our needs and preferences. He offered genuine and straightforward responses to our inquiries. I recommend using Jeff for any of your memorial needs.

Kelly S.

Port Perry, ON

We had a granite monument made and we're so happy with the final result. It will be a lasting memory for my family that we can appreciate for years to come.

Rob A.

Whitby, ON

We are very happy with the headstone created for our mother. The genuine customer service, coupled with affordable pricing, made the entire process seamless. A heartfelt thank you to Jeff and the team for their exceptional work.

Jeremy R.

Port Perry, ON

My family and I couldn't be more pleased with the headstone Port Perry Monuments crafted for my Dad. Jeff provided exemplary service, finishing the marker ahead of schedule while remaining patient, amiable, and empathetic throughout the process. Thank you again.

Natasha W.

Muskoka, ON

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Design Your Own Custom Grave Marker

Designing a custom grave marker or gravestone for your loved one can be a meaningful way to honour their memory. With our help, you can create a monument that uniquely reflects the qualities and personality of the person you endear.

When working with us, you will have the opportunity to discuss your vision for the grave marker, including the size, shape, materials, and any special symbols or images that you would like to include. We have been helping people build custom monuments for the last 25 years and we're happy to provide guidance and suggestions to help you too. Our only goal is to help you create the perfect design that truly captures the spirit of your loved one.

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Custom Monument Colours We Offer

We offer a variety of granite colours to choose from. We encourage you to visit the gallery here. to compare all the different styles and colours of monuments we have to offer.

Areas We Serve

We serve a variety of locations. If you don't see your location on this list, please reach out to us and we will determine if we can assist you.

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Our Mission

We understand that losing a loved one can be an incredibly difficult experience, and choosing a monument is an important decision. That's why we take the time to listen to your needs and provide personalized service to help you find the perfect monument for your loved one. Whether you're looking for a traditional headstone, a custom design, or something in between, we're here to help.

We take pride in the way we conduct business here at Port Perry Monuments. We do everything we can to prevent our clients from feeling pressured into purchasing a monument, especially during times of grieving. We want you to create a memorial that accurately reflects the spirit of your loved one and provides comfort and solace to you and your family.

About Us

We are a family-run business that operates independently. We strive to provide our clients with the finest granite monuments at an affordable price, ensuring that they receive the best value for their money. A monument serves as a permanent and meaningful tribute to a loved one, and we do our best to help you build your vision.

"We shape stone into monuments, but it's the memories and emotions they embody that truly make them timeless."
- Jeff Boake, Owner of Port Perry Monuments.

Frequently Asked Questions

Read through some of our frequently asked questions.

What type of materials do you use for monuments?

We use a variety of granites to create our monuments. You can view them all on our colours or gallery pages.

Can you customize a monument design for me?

Yes, we offer custom design services to create a unique and personalized monument for our clients.

How long does it take to complete a monument?

The time it takes to complete a monument can vary based on its size and complexity. On average, it takes about 4-6 weeks from start to finish.

How much does a monument cost?

The cost of a monument depends on several factors such as the size, material, and design. We offer a range of options at different price points to meet our clients' needs.

Can you install the monument at a cemetery?

Yes, we provide installation services and can install the monument at a cemetery or any other desired location.

Do you offer maintenance services for monuments?

Yes, we offer maintenance services to keep monuments in good condition, including cleaning and preservation.

Can you create a monument for pets?

Yes, we offer monuments for pets as well, allowing pet owners to honor and remember their beloved animals.