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Photos: Etched in stone at Blossom Hill Cemetery

  • Brett Elmore, a sub-contractor for Perry Brothers Monument Company of Concord, uses a spray to lighten the names and dates on a granite marker after sandblasting names and dates on a marker at Blossom Hill cemetery Wednesday. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor Staff

  • Brett Elmore, a sub-contractor for Perry Brothers Monument Company of Concord, uses a sandblaster to etch in the names and dates on a granite marker at Blossom Hill cemetery Wednesday. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor Staff

  • Brett Elmore, a sub-contractor for Perry Brothers Monument Company of Concord, uses a sandblaster to clear off granite marker at Blossom Hill cemetery Wednesday. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor Staff

  • Brett Elmore, a sub-contractor for Perry Brothers Monument Company of Concord, uses a sandblaster to etch in the names and dates on a granite marker at Blossom Hill cemetery Wednesday. Elmore says his wife made him get a separate washer in basement because of all the sand that seaps into his clothing at work. Asked if ever had a ghost story from all the work he does in cemteries, he calmly said, “Never.” GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor Staff



Monitor staff
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Brett Elmore, a sub-contractor for Perry Brothers Monument Company of Concord, uses a sandblaster to etch in names and dates on a granite marker at Blossom Hill Cemetery on Wednesday. Elmore says his wife made him get a separate washer in the basement because of all the sand that seaps into his clothing at work. Asked if he ever had a ghost story given all the work he does in cemeteries, he calmly said, “never.”