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Memorials, Monuments, and Benches

Bronze Memorials
Remember a very special life with a custom bronze memorial tribute. Bronze is the perfect choice for your memorial because it is a metal whose beauty not only lasts through the ages but evolves from the sheen of newly-polished, cast metal to a warm patina. This process, called the aging of bronze, is what makes bronze such a unique, enduring and appreciated metal and will serve as a long-term tribute to your loved one.

Handcrafted Details
Every bronze memorial is touched by at least 27 pairs of hands in its creation. Our skilled artisans handcraft every one of our custom bronze memorials with fine detailing to capture the ageless elegance of the bronze.

Bronze is Warm to the Touch
Bronze retains heat from the sun making it warm to the touchIce and snow will melt off bronze memorials so you can enjoy the comfort of know the memorial is protected from the elements. Matthews applies its exclusive Diamond Shield Protective Finish to every memorial to preserve its natural beauty.

High Degree of Personalization 
In the creation of your bronze memorial you can use your own words, a favorite poem or verse, add photographs, choose a favorite color or select special emblems to express beliefs, heritage or interests.

Extremely Durable 

Other materials may weather over time. Bronze forms a patina to protect itself from the elements. Bronze won’t chip or crack, giving you assurance that memorials will remain intact for generations.

Lasting Memories®

Reproduce Cherished Photos Create a beautiful pictorial legacy with personal photographs. Think of how you or your loved one would want to be remembered. From hobbies or achievements to treasured family photos, you can preserve special moments in everlasting bronze, forever.

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Lasting Memories® is a registered mark of Matthews International Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Bronze Floral Tributes (Vases)
The addition of a beautiful vase with memorial provides a unique way to commemorate birthdays, anniversaries, and special occasions or simply to express feelings at any time.

Governments Memorials
Matthews International Corporation proudly produces the bronze memorials, crypt and niche plates the United States Government supplies to qualified veterans. Matching spouse memorials are also available to create companion memorials.

Birdbaths, Pedestals and Benches
Exclusive areas within Resthaven Memorial Gardens have been designated for garden bench and cremation bench or pedestal (birdbath, sundial etc.) and columbaria estates. If you are interested in having a custom bench or other estate near your existing cemetery property, or simply wish to have one as a final resting place, please contact us for a detailed description of available options.

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