Tips for Choosing a Headstone Inscription


Following the loss of a loved one, you and your family will be tasked with making arrangements. This includes ordering a headstone and etched inscription. While this is a distressing time, choosing a memorial allows you to reflect on the memories you shared with your[…]

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5 Traditions for a Catholic Burial


Funeral traditions vary over different cultures and religions. Many view their funeral traditions as integral to navigating the grieving process. St. Charles has become familiar with, and honors, all of these traditions. As Long Island’s leading monument provider, we understand the importance of honoring faith[…]

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How To Choose The Right Monument Company


At St. Charles Monuments, we’ve provided Long Island with headstones and other monuments since 1954. And we handle the multifaceted aspects of pre-planning and a wide range of memorial services. Choosing the right monument company is more than simply finding the right price. You want[…]

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5 Famous Cemetery Memorials


At St. Charles Monuments, we can acknowledge the mythical place celebrities and legendary figures occupy within our culture. Many celebrities and historical figures have custom memorials that pay tribute to their extravagant lives. From Elvis Presley to Harriet Tubman, their final resting places have immortalized[…]

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St. Charles Monuments Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and this makes it a time of support, conversation, and action. Among women, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed disease. At St. Charles Monuments, we take our role as a fixture in the Long Island community seriously. Our[…]

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The Growing Importance of Pet Memorials


At St. Charles Monuments, we have many years of experience serving our community and guiding them through some of the most difficult and stressful times of their lives. When it comes to respectfully bidding farewell to a loved one – whether it’s a monument engraving,[…]

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The Unveiling Ceremony


Here at St. Charles, we provide the very best service for all of our clients’ needs. Whether you need a monument or new lettering added to a headstone, we are passionate about providing quality service during difficult times. Once a custom memorial is commissioned and[…]

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A Simple Guide to Popular Headstone Symbols


If you visit a cemetery, you will notice a lot of symbols engraved onto many headstones. You may think that these symbols are chosen for headstones at random, but that’s far from true. Each symbol that is etched onto a gravestone has a very specific[…]

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5 Common Types of Cemeteries on Long Island


Choosing a cemetery that fits the needs of your family, while honoring the wishes of the deceased is important. Whether you are making arrangements for a loved one’s burial or pre-planning for yourself, there are several factors to consider. Depending on the cemetery location, there[…]

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Cemetery Monument Cleaning Tips


Many people like to keep the headstones of their loved ones properly maintained. There are several ways they practice this. Activities like bringing flowers, stones, and photos on a regular basis help friends and families keep the gravesite attractive and their loved one’s memory alive.[…]

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