Monuments are created because there was a life, not a death.
We are an authorized representative of Collette Monuments, Inc. If you are interested in a Cemetery Monument or Custom Gravestone Memorials we can assist you. Collette's is a full service, family owned, three generation monument company located in Lewiston, Maine. They have the latest technology and newest graphic software that enables their in-house artist to etch images with near photographic quality directly into granite. To view what they have to offer visit www.collettemonuments.com for more information.
Collette Monuments crafts your loved one's memorial right here in Maine with your family's shared memories as their paintbrush.
When you make the decision to purchase a granite memorial, you face some important choices about quality. Granite is a remarkable stone. But selecting the granite for a memorial can be confusing - much like selecting a fine gemstone. If you've ever purchased a diamond, you already know that even stones that appear similar can vary greatly in quality and value.
Collette Monuments is a "Rock of Ages Dealership. which means you are getting the strongest warranty in the idustry!
a. Collette Sealed - Approved by our firm and covered by our standard warranty.
b. Rock of Ages Square Sealed - All rock of Ages Memorials crafted under this brand name are made from good quality granite and are protected with a written limited perpetual warranty for cracks, and craftsmanship only.
c. Rock of Ages Round Seal - All Rock of Ages Memorials crafted under this brand name are made of the finest granites available and are protected with a written full perpetual warranty against cracks, fading and discoloration, and are warranted for craftsmanship. this warranty is valid for the purchaser, heirs, assignees and the cemetery where the memorial is placed. This is the strongest warranty in the industry!!
In choosing a stone,
1. first you must decide on an upright or a flat marker
2. second, you must chose a color.
Oriental Gray, Barre Gray, China Black, Jet Black, Laurentian Green, Imperial Green, Bahama Blue, Blue Gray, Black Mist, Cameo Rose, Mountain Rose, Velvet Red, Crimson Red, Canadian Pink, American Red, Canadian Mahogany, Burgundy, Midnight Black, Starlight Black to name a few.
3. third, in choosing an upright, you must choose a style.
a. contours and moldings: flat top, serpentine, oval, apex top, ridge top, gothic top,
b. Did you want a special carved shape to your stone? (see examples)
4. Design your stone. Choose some of their art work or create your own.
We are Here to Help You in selecting a marker or memorial. This is a very personal decision. We respect your right to ask questions, to be treated with dignity and sensitivity, and to take the time you need to make the right selection. We invite you to explore the possibilities. We will be happy to meet with you to discuss your options and preview a wide range of styles, colors and finishes.