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Gravestone inscriptions

Alver-Stones understands that putting your feelings into words when it comes to the loss of a loved one can be difficult. That’s why we suggest gravestone inscriptions to help you find the right words for your memorial.

Suggested memorial inscriptions

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN JAMES SMITH
DIED 10TH OCTOBER 1934
AGED 55 YEARS

TREASURED MEMORIES OF
MY DEAR HUSBAND
JOHN J. SMITH
FELL ASLEEP 10TH OCT 1934
AGED 55

CHERISHED MEMORIES OF
MY BELOVED WIFE
JANE SMITH
PASSED AWAY 10TH OCTOBER 1934
IN HER 56TH YEAR

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
A BELOVED HUSBAND AND FATHER
JOHN SMITH
- JIM -
CALLED TO REST 10-10-1934
AGED 55 YEARS

IN PRECIOUS MEMORY OF
OUR DEAR SON
JOHN JAMES SMITH
- JOHNNY -
BORN 21-12-1923
DIED 10-10-1934

IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF
OUR DEAR PARENTS
JOHN SMITH
DIED 10TH OCT. 1934
AND HIS DEVOTED WIFE
JANE
REUNITED 4TH DEC. 1950

EVERLASTING MEMORIES OF
OUR DEAR MOTHER
JANE SUSAN SMITH
ENTERED INTO REST
4TH DEC. 1950
AGED 75 YEARS

TO THE MEMORY OF
A BELOVED WIFE AND MOTHER
JANE SMITH
28TH SEPT. 1875
4TH DEC. 1950

AT REST
JOHN SMITH
21-12-1878 - 10-10-1934

IN SWEET REMEMBRANCE OF
OUR DARLING DAUGHTER
JANE SMITH
ASLEEP IN JESUS
20TH JUNE 1960
AGED 1 YEAR AND 5 MONTHS

IN TENDER MEMORY OF
OUR DEAR MOTHER
JANE SMITH
PASSED PEACEFULLY AWAY
10TH OCT. 1934

OF YOUR CHARITY
PRAY FOR THE REPOSE OF
THE SOUL OF
JOHN SMITH
21ST DEC. 1878
10TH OCT. 1934

- SMITH -
JOHN
1878 -1934
JANE
1875 - 1950

LOVING MEMORIES OF
MY DEAR WIFE
JANE SMITH
DEPARTED THIS LIFE
4TH DEC 1950
AGED 75 YEARS
R.I.P.

Suggested Jewish gravestone inscriptions layout

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
DAVID MICHAELS
WHO DIED
20TH JANUARY 1982 -
25TH TEVETH 5742
AGED 74 YEARS
SADLY MISSED BY
HIS DEVOTED WIFE, CHILDREN,
RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.
MAY HIS DEAR SOUL REST IN PEACE.

Suggested texts and quotations for headstones

GONE FROM OUR HOME BUT NOT FROM OUR HEARTS.

GONE FROM OUR SIGHT, BUT NEVER FROM OUR MEMORIES.

RESTING WHERE NO SHADOWS FALL.

PEACE AFTER PAIN.

RESTING WITH THE LORD.

REST IN PEACE.

REQUIESCAT IN PACE. (MAY HE/SHE REST IN PEACE). REQUIESCANT IN PACE. (MAY THEY REST IN PEACE). IN THY PRESENCE IS FULLNESS OF JOY. HIS/HER LIFE A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY, HIS/HER ABSENCE A SILENT GRIEF.

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN.

FOR SO HE GAVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP.

PEACE PERFECT PEACE.

NOW THE LABOURER'S TASK IS O'ER.

THY WILL BE DONE.

THE LORD GAVETH AND THE LORD HATH TAKEN AWAY.

BLESSED BE THE NAME OF THE LORD.

GRANT HIM/HER THY ETERNAL REST.

I HAVE LOVED THEE WITH AN EVERLASTING LOVE.

IN THE MIDST OF LIFE. WE ARE IN DEATH.

TO AWAKE AGAIN IN HEAVEN.

AT REST.

I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH.

REST AFTER WEARINESS.

MY LORD IS MY SHEPHERD I SHALL NOT WANT.

UNTIL DAY DAWN.

GOD BLESS.

UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN.

A DAY OF MEMORY SAD TO RECALL WITHOUT FAREWELL HE/SHE LEFT US ALL.

A LIGHT FROM OUR HOUSEHOLD GONE.

IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE ARE MANY MANSIONS.

SLEEPING PEACEFULLY.

RESTING.

GOODNIGHT, GOD BLESS.

SO GREATLY LOVED, SO SADLY MISSED.

IN GOD'S KEEPING.

PEACE AT LAST.

ABIDE WITH ME.

ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS.

ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS.

MAY HIS/HER/THEIR MEMORY BE BLESSED.

MIZPAH.

MAY HIS/HER DEAR SOUL REST IN PEACE.

A DAY OF MEMORY SAD TO RECALL WITHOUT FAREWELL HE/SHE LEFT US ALL.

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