Family/Estate Memorials

“A Monument is a true reflection of a life well lived.”

Styles of Family and Estate Monuments

Family and estate monuments come in various styles to suit different preferences and needs. Here are some popular styles:

Upright Estate Monuments

Upright estate monuments are tall and prominent, often featuring multiple panels or sections for individual family members. These monuments provide ample space for detailed inscriptions and decorative elements.


Mausoleums are grand structures designed to house the remains of multiple family members. They offer a dignified and secure resting place and can be customized with various architectural details and materials.

Estate Markers

Estate markers are large, horizontal stones that lay flat on the ground or slightly elevated. They can accommodate multiple inscriptions and provide a unified appearance for family memorialization.

Custom Estate Monuments

Custom estate monuments are tailored to specific design preferences, allowing families to create a unique and personalized tribute. These monuments can include special shapes, sizes, and artistic elements that reflect the family’s legacy.

Memorial Accessories for Family and Estate Monuments

To enhance the beauty and personalization of family and estate monuments, various accessories can be added. Ohio Monuments offers a range of memorial accessories, including:

Granite Benches

Granite benches can be placed near the monument, providing a space for visitors to sit and reflect. These benches can also be inscribed with meaningful messages or family names.

Custom Engravings

Custom engravings, such as family crests, portraits, or special motifs, can be added to the monument to reflect the family’s heritage and values.

Memorial Gardens

Memorial gardens can be designed around the monument, incorporating landscaping elements such as flowers, trees, and pathways. These gardens create a serene and beautiful environment for reflection and remembrance.

Frequently Asked Questions about Family and Estate Monuments

What are family and estate monuments?

Family and estate monuments are large memorials designed to commemorate multiple family members within a single, unified structure. They provide a lasting tribute to the family’s legacy and heritage.

How do I choose the right style for a family or estate monument?

Choosing the right style depends on personal preferences, cemetery regulations, and the desired appearance. Ohio Monuments offers various styles and works closely with families to select the most fitting option.

Can family and estate monuments be customized?

Yes, family and estate monuments can be fully customized with different designs, inscriptions, and accessories. Ohio Monuments collaborates with families to create a unique and personalized tribute.

Are family and estate monuments allowed in all cemeteries?

While most cemeteries allow family and estate monuments, it’s important to check with the specific cemetery for any regulations or restrictions. Some cemeteries have guidelines on the size and style of monuments permitted.