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On-Site Engraving

The Peter Troost Monument Company, based in Hillside, Illinois, offers engraving services for markers and monuments already in the cemetery.  When adding engraving, we will match the existing engraving style.  Granite engraving, etching and lettering services to add names and dates are provided on-site in the cemetery.  There is generally no need for the memorial to be removed.  Orders are typically completed within 60 - 90 days.  A statement will be mailed to you upon completion so that you'll know the work has been done.

At the current time, our on-line system accepts orders for death date engravings in the state of Illinois only. If you need additional engraving or assistance, please contact Jean Ryan by email at or by phone at  (800) 564-8212 or at (708) 544-0916.

How To Order Online:
If you would like to place your order on-line, we have 2 options available. Click on the first picture if you need to have the full date (month, day and year) of death added to an existing memorial for the price of $285  If you need the full date of birth and death added to one existing memorial, the price will be $415.  Click on the second picture if you need the year only inscribed on an existing memorial for the price of $220.  If you need the year of birth and death engraved the price will be $272. 

$220    - (1) Year   (Example: - 2018);
$285    - (1) Month Day Year (Example: - Jan. 15, 2015)

$272    - (2) Years   (Example: 1942 - 2020);
$415    - (2) Month Day Year (Example: May 3, 1935 - Feb. 15, 2017)



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On-Site Date Engraving

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