Entombment is an honored and respected form of memorialization. At one time, entombment was reserved only for royalty and dignitaries. Private family mausoleums are no longer reserved only for wealthy families.
Families choose private mausoleum entombment for a variety of personal reasons. For some it’s a statement of their personality and others want exclusive, highly personalized memorialization.
Today, personal burial preferences have been shifting toward above-ground interment. And, the growth of community mausoleums has led to increased interest in all forms of above-ground interment including private family mausoleums.
Matthews American Heritage private mausoleums are beautiful, practical and serve as a elegant tribute. They provide immediate identification and make a statement concerning the owners and their families.
These mausoleums allow families to have a common entombment location. Some of the larger, walk in mausoleums can memorialize up to three or four generations of one family.
A large selection of mausoleum designs and options are available. Styles range from standard two, three, four, and six-crypt designs to custom designs. Design options can include pitched and flat roofs, columns, steps and vases.