Distinctive Monuments
Since 1890

Memories Etched In Stone Never Fade

Explore Our Services

About Us

With cumulative experience exceeding a century, our dedicated team includes skilled designers and craftspeople who are ready to assist you in creating a memorial that will meaningfully preserve the memories of your loved ones. 

Whether you’re searching for the perfect headstone, require assistance with a cemetery inscription, or just taking the first step, our compassionate team is here to support you. We understand the importance of this journey. And we’re ready to share our decades of experience to make it as easy as possible.

How We Work With You

We’re committed to being your partner throughout the entire process—from planning and designing to crafting, installing, and maintaining your memorial. We know this undertaking can feel overwhelming, and our primary aim is make it simple and easy as possible for you.


We collaborate with you to understand your vision and needs, ensuring a personalized, unique tribute. And at the same time, we ensure your memorial meets all relevant cemetery regulations.

Design & Craft

Our designers help you visualize the final product with detailed design proofs. And when it's time to make your vision a reality, our experienced craftspeople create the highest-quality monument to last a lifetime.


When your memorial is complete, our team installs it with meticulous care. We ensure each monument is securely placed, complies with all cemetery regulations, and stands clean and completely level.

Clean & Restore

Caring for your memorial is essential to maintain its beauty over time. We offer professional cleaning to keep your memorial in pristine condition.

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View Our Portfolio

Welcome to our cemetery memorial portfolio, showcasing a diversity of headstones, sculptures, grave markers, and monuments. Each memorial we share here reflects the uniqueness of an individual’s story, and we hope this offers inspiration for your own one-of-a-kind memorial.

Click on the category of your choosing to view more.

Our Service Areas

O’Rourke Bros. Memorials and Abate Monuments proudly serve an expanding range of communities on the North Shore, including  Essex County and the surrounding areas. We respect and embrace diverse traditions and heritages, and our extensive knowledge extends to the local cemeteries and their specific rules and regulations. We also create memorials and commemorative plaques for private properties and various other locations

To begin, simply give us a call and we will guide you through the initial steps, including how to select a memorial and comply with cemetery regulations.

We’ll need details such as the loved one’s name, birth, and passing dates, as well as the name of the cemetery where the memorial will be installed or where the work is to be done. If you know the exact cemetery plot location, this is always helpful, but if you don’t, we can call the cemetery and get this for you.

We provide a wide variety of memorials, including traditional headstones, large family monuments, sculptures, bronze and granite markers, and pet markers. We offer domestic and imported granites in countless shapes and sizes, and each option can be personalized to suit your preferences and budget

Our experienced team and designers will work closely with you to create a custom memorial  that reflects your loved one’s personality and your vision. You can also browse our portfolio for inspiration. In addition, please bring any photos, mementos, or other items that might be meaningful and influence the design.

The timeline varies depending on the complexity of the design, the approval process, and cemetery coordination. It typically takes 3-4 months from initial consultation to installation, but this can vary greatly depending on the time of year, weather, granite availability, the uniqueness or customized craftsmanship of the monument, and other factors.

We’re well-versed in local cemetery regulations and will handle the permit application process on your behalf, ensuring compliance with all guidelines.

Prices vary widely based on materials, size, and design complexity. We’ll provide you with a detailed and free quote after discussing your specific requirements.

Yes, our team will install your memorial with exceptional care. The cost is typically included in the total price of the memorial.

Yes, we can match any lettering, whether it’s a monument we created or a monument you purchased from another memorialist. We always visit the cemetery and take a rubbing to ensure we’re replicating the lettering exactly. 

Our dedicated team will assist you at every step. Feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns, and we’ll provide the guidance and reassurance you need.