Casket Depot Vancouver proudly collaborates with the industry's foremost headstone and monument producers, ensuring our customers receive top-quality granite and bronze headstones and markers at direct-to-consumer prices. Our expansive selection encompasses a variety of styles and materials, designed to cater to diverse preferences and honour the uniqueness of your loved one.

Each headstone is crafted by master artisans, blending skill and artistry to create memorials that are not just products, but heartfelt tributes. The price of each piece varies, taking into account the style, size, and material, to provide options that respect your budget without compromising on quality.

We invite you to visit our showroom, where you can explore full-size samples and discuss your needs with our team. Inquire in-store for personalized assistance in selecting and customizing the perfect memorial.

Frequently Asked Questions About Headstones

  1. What is a Headstone? A headstone, also known as a gravestone or tombstone, is a marker placed at the head of a grave. It typically bears the deceased's name, dates of birth and death, and sometimes a personal message or prayer.

  2. What are the Different Types of Headstones? The common types of headstones include upright headstones, flat grave markers, pillow markers, and monuments. Each type serves as a lasting tribute and can be customized according to preferences.

  3. How is a Pillow Marker Different from Other Headstones? A pillow marker is a type of headstone that is raised slightly from the ground with a sloping shape, resembling a pillow. It's smaller than a traditional upright headstone and offers a unique, subtle tribute.

  4. What Materials are Used for Headstones and Monuments? Headstones and monuments are usually made from durable materials like granite, bronze, and limestone. These materials ensure the longevity and resilience of the memorial.

  5. Can I Customize a Grave Marker? Yes, grave markers can be personalized with different shapes, materials, inscriptions, and designs to reflect the unique personality of the deceased.

  6. What is the Difference Between a Headstone and a Monument? While a headstone is typically a smaller marker placed at the head of a grave, a monument is a larger structure that may encompass more elaborate designs and can be a tribute to multiple family members.

  7. How Long Does it Take to Install a Headstone or Monument? The time frame can vary, but it generally takes several weeks to a few months to craft and install a headstone or monument. This timeframe can be influenced by the complexity of the design and the materials used. At Casket Depot, our typical turnaround time is 1-2 weeks. 

  8. What Should I Consider When Choosing a Headstone? Consider factors like cemetery regulations, material durability, design preferences, budget, and the desired message or inscription.

  9. How Do I Maintain a Headstone or Monument? Regular cleaning with appropriate materials and periodic checks for damage are essential for maintaining the integrity of a headstone or monument.

  10. Are There Regulations I Should Be Aware of When Installing a Headstone? Yes, many cemeteries have specific regulations regarding the size, material, and design of headstones and monuments. Please consult our staff for cemetery requirements.