​Crypt panel engraving

death date on headstone
family name on headstone

Potomac Memorials makes every effort to match the existing font, letter height and spacing on your granite or marble memorial. Because we specialize in this service, we take great pride in our work with attention to detail.

​Deer design engraved

Step 4.  Once the work is completed we take a photo of the work and                      send it to the customer via email or mail along with the invoice.

Step 1.  A customer reaches out to us via phone or email. We then                         gather information from the customer about the engraving job.

Below are some examples of the different types of engraving work we have completed.

engraving of deer head
book panel engraving
raised or relief lettering on a headstone

Step 2.  We then go to the cemetery to get measurements and a rubbing                 so we can duplicate the font, letter height and spacing of what is                 already on the memorial. 

3 person headstone

Full monument engraving

Other terminology for granite and marble headstone engraving :

Memorial engraving

Monument engraving

Memorial inscription

Headstone inscription

Cemetery lettering

Headstone lettering

Tombstone lettering

Gravestone lettering

Death date engraving

Death date lettering

​Final date inscription

Family name engravings

Custom design engravings

Military emblem engravings

All these terms involve the same process in the memorial industry. We tell you this so you are confident you are getting the proper service from Potomac Memorials.

​Feel free to send us a message or ask a question.

Cremation Niche panel engraving

eagle design on headstone

​Date of death engraving

​Full monument engraving

​Family name and design engraved

headstone engraving stencil

​Date of death inscription

cremation niche panel engraving

​In Cemetery Granite & Marble Memorial Engraving or Inscriptions

family name engraved in a scroll panel
Crypt panel engraving

Sales : 240-538-5343 - John

Engraving : 240-216-6145- Jeff

Fax : 240-523-6503

Engraving : jeff@potomacmemorials.com

Sales : info@potomacmemorials.com

​Death date lettering engraved

(Raised or relief lettering)  date of death engraving

​Step 3.  We then take all the information and create a computer generated                       stencil and travel back to the cemetery and do the engraving work.

memorial engraving on tombstone
death date engraving

​Family name & double line panel engraved



congressional cemetery

We encourage anyone to call if they have any questions large or small. 

​Full granite monument engraving

death date engraving
death date engraved on raised bible

Memorial Engraving prices are as follows:

For the first 10 characters   $225.00  (periods and commas are free)

For each additional character after the first 10    $5.00 each.

​Additional charges will be added for characters over 2 inches in height.

All design work - starts at $60.00 - final pricing will be determined by the size of the design and the detail of the design.

Foreign lettering is also priced per letter - final pricing will be determined by the size of the characters.

In cemetery granite or marble headstone engraving is when lettering or designs are added to an existing headstone in the cemetery. We do

all the engraving work on site in the cemetery so the memorial does not have to be moved. The most common type of engraving we do is adding a death date on an existing memorial in the cemetery. Sometimes a family will want to add their family name to the back of the stone because they did not consider it when originally purchasing the memorial. Designs are also commonly added to a memorial because they were not thought of when originally designing the memorial. Please read below to better understand how this process takes place. 

​Final date engraved

rubbing of headstone
in cemetery headstone engraving

​Family name in scroll panel engraved

Design engraved on 20 unit columbarium