As a family owned and operated business for four generations
our goal is to treat each and every customer like family.Whatever their needs, from the simplest
marker to the most elaborate memorial.We take the time to guide them through the process of choosing an
appropriate everlasting memorial.
At Provost Monuments we offer the latest techniques in memorial design, as well as the time-tested methods of years past. Staying abreast of our industries innovations enables us to complete most orders right in our Benton shop.
drafting and cutting system enables us to offer endless design
possibilities, as well as over 30 different styles of lettering. We can
also provide a computer generated drawing for you to preview, and
possibly make changes to, before we engrave the granite.
Around 1888 George Provost, along with his wife, started
a small monument company in Springfield, Massachusetts. They later moved the business to
Augusta, Maine and ran it with their two sons, Fred and Wilfred.
Fred and Wilfred went on to run their own businesses and in 1948 the younger son, Fred, moved his business to Hallowell, Maine. For reasons
unknown in 1952 Fred moved his family and business to its present location in
When Fred retired in 1961 the business was taken over by his
daughter Denise and her husband Felix LaCroix. Together they expanded the business to
four locations in Belfast, Brunswick, and Carmel as well as the main office
After 30 years Felix and Denise retired in 1991. The business ownership was then passed to their son Rock LaCroix and his wife Bernadette. We now have two locations for your convenience, our main office is still located at 28 Bangor Road in Benton and we also have a sales office at 1487 Main Street in Palmyra.
Our History - Our Locations - Testimonials
Provost Monuments, 28 Bangor Road, Benton We are located on Rts. 100 & 11 in Benton, indicated by the star on the map. We are only three miles from Fairfield and six miles from Waterville. At our Benton location we offer over 400 monuments to choose from.
Provost Monuments, 1487 Main Street, Palmyra In Palmyra we are located on Rte #2 just 3/4 of a mile from the triangle in Newport, indicated by the star on the map. This location is only 20 minutes from Bangor and convenient to our customers from Pittsfield north.
These are just a few of hundreds of notes we have received over the years.
May we extend our sincerest Thank-you to all the families who have trusted us.
of us at Provost Monuments realize that a memorial may be the very last
thing purchased for your loved one. Therefore we take time to listen
to our customer's ideas and help form them into a beautiful, everlasting
Sometimes it takes several visits for a final decision to be made. You can be sure you will never be pressured to buy. And if you are unable to visit us, we can come to you with an at-home visit.