Welcome to St. Charles Monuments - Long Island
Monuments and Memorials for all Cemeteries
St. Charles Monuments offices are located at 1280 North Wellwood Avenue in West Babylon, New York 11704. St. Charles Monuments of Long Island has been family owned and operated for over 65 years. Our memorials are fabricated locally and we take pride in producing a cemetery monument in a timely manner.
When someone you love passes away, it can be a difficult time. After four generations, we have lost our own loved ones and know the feeling of confusion and disbelief. When it comes time to choose a style and type of monument, it is important that you are treated with care and quality customer service. We understand that by your family choosing our custom monument company to tell your family story, it is not a right but a privilege. We care about each family that walks through our doors. To best express your family and loved one through a monument, we take the time to understand your family's story. Your family's monument will represent countless memories and acts of love.
Although life may end, memorials last forever.
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From the traditional to the contemporary. The Beginning The evolution of simple grave marker to elaborately designed headstone can be associated with early Roman and Celtic cultures. Artfully designed headstones depicted attributes and experiences of the individuals laid to rest, detailing their lives. As religious faith became a center of people’s day-to-day lives, headstones began to reflect that importance, with cross-like forms and inscribed insignia becoming more and more popular. The past-century has presented the greatest evolution in monument type and design. Traditional monuments often portray a religious phrase, Bible verse or symbol, such as the cross or Star of… Read more »
Taking some of the stress and anxiety out of an intimidating responsibility… Following the loss of a loved one, you and your family will be tasked with making arrangements regarding their headstone and etched inscription. While this is truly a distressing time, choosing a memorial allows you to reflect upon your loved ones past and the memories you shared. Headstone inscriptions can be a symbol of your loved ones legacy, and can include phrases or carvings that represent passions, interests and loves that offer a glimpse into their lives. While selecting an inscription can seem like a daunting task,… Read more »
Choosing a cemetery for burial is an important step in the preplanning process. With a large amount of cemetery options available, understanding the different types can help you narrow down your choices and make a decision. In this post we will explain the five most common cemeteries. Public Cemeteries: Public cemeteries are for profit and the most common amongst these 5 types. Public cemeteries are independently owned and are nonsectarian, meaning they are not affiliated with any particular religious group. This option is open to all and tends to have less headstone style restrictions. Religious Cemeteries: This… Read more »