headstone

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Synonyms for headstone

Synonyms for headstone

the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

a stone that is used to mark a grave

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The two business partners manufacture and restore grave stones and want to use money received from the award to fund an initial project that will bring them more business, but also bring the two communities closer.
As such then, the grave stone is representative of the remoteness of Catholic liturgy from the common people, and indicative of the elevated status afforded to the priests.
He said: "It wasn't glamorous - fighting the wind and rain, betrayed by locked churches, missing records, closed cemeteries, covered graves, my camera raging against the dying light on winter afternoons or, worse still, cursing the strong sun behind grave stones.
He made one last request to his mother, Nicole Schmidt: "Mom, if I die, I want a grave stone with the club logo," reports Bild.
The Co-op in Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, has paid for the funeral and a fundraising event held in Grove Hill raised PS2,000 which has gone towards flowers and the grave stone.
The Fartown pensioner said she has made attempts to contact Victor's children about the grave stone but they have not responded.
His poem is now on their grave stone and the TV crew went to Rhostyllen church yard to see the grave Penelope Keith has visited Erddig, with TV presenter Paul Martin, to film for a new TV series To the Manor Reborn.
Rick Connole, the chairman of the Jesse Burkett Grave Stone Committee, sends along an interesting story about Burkett, the baseball legend who is buried in St.
Ray Bateson's new book; Oscar Wilde, inset, and his tomb in Pere-Lachaise cemetry in Paris; Wolfe Tone, above, and his grave in Co Kildare, below; WB Yeats, above, and his grave stone in Sligo, below; Playwright Sean O'Casey
In the grave marker industry, the latest requests have been for photographs circled with ceramic, a trend that began among Italian families and has now moved into the mainstream, said John Spalding, a researcher for the Massachusetts-based Association for Grave Stone Studies.
Speaking two years ago about his own epitaph, he said: "I don't want put on my grave stone 'he was a nice guy'.
Rick Cannole, chairman of the "Jesse Burkett Grave Stone Committee," sends word that the next committee meeting is 7 p.
I think about her every day, but I don't think there will ever be a grave stone where I can go and remember her.
Bear left to arrive on the pavement in Feckenham village where you can visit the Church of St John to see the grave stone of Phoebe Lee, 'Queen of the Gypsies'.
FOR 86 years, her body has lain forgotten in its coffin, her crumbling grave stone a victim to the passage of time.