Memorialization Options

Every grave sold by the Catholic Cemeteries allows for a specific type of memorial for aesthetic, operational and maintenance reasons. When a family purchases a lot, the only type of memorial that can be erected is the one reflected in the burial rights agreement. Why should you purchase your memorial from the Catholic Cemeteries?

Level Markers

These markers can be single, double and triple and are level with the ground.

Length: Single 2'-0" / Double 3'-0" / Triple 4'-0"
Width: 1'-0" to 1'-2"
Thickness: Single 0'-4" to 0'-6" / Double 0'-6" / Triple 0'-6"
Length (baby section): 1'-8"
Width (baby section): 0'-10"
Thickness (baby section): 0'-4" to 0'-6"

For more specific information regarding the rules that apply to level marker graves go to “Resources and Links”, click on “Rules and Regulations” and look for “Level Marker Grave Rules”.

Bevel Markers

Bevel markers can be single, double and triple and have an approximate drop of two inches from the back to the front of the marker. They can be a maximum of twelve inches above the ground.

Length: Single 2'-0" / Double 3'-0" / Triple 4'-0"
Width: 1'-0" to 1'-2"
Height (measured on back): 0'-8" to 1'-0", depending on location
There must be at least a 2" drop from the back to the front

For more specific information regarding the rules that apply to bevel marker graves go to “Resources and Links”, click on “Rules and Regulations” and look for “Bevel Marker Grave Rules”.

Slant Markers

Slant markers can be single, double and triple and a minimum of three inch front nosing is required.

Length: Single 2'-0" / Double 3'-0" / Triple 4'-0"
Width: 0'-10" to 1'-0"
Height: 1'-4" to 1'-6"
A minimum 3" front nosing is required

For more specific information regarding the rules that apply to slant marker graves go to “Resources and Links”, click on “Rules and Regulations” and look for “Slant Marker Grave Rules”.

Monuments

A monument is an upright memorial which usually is a tablet and a base. Other designs include benches, crosses, statues, sundials, etc. The size of the stone is determined by the size of the lot.

Base: Must be rock pitched. Minimum height 0'-8" to 1'-0", depending on location (0'-8" in sections 1-29, except in section 15, lots 1-390). Length: the base must be at least 1'-6" off the lot line on each side. The minimum length is subject to design. The maximum length on single monument lots is 2'-6".

Die: Minimum thickness is 0'-8". Minimum height is 1'-10". Maximum height is subject to design.

For more specific information regarding the rules that apply to monument graves go to “Resources and Links”, click on “Rules and Regulations” and look for “Monument Grave Rules”.