Silvia J. Thomas founded Enduring Memories Headstone Monument Company in 1992 as a made to order customized memorial company. This was accomplished after graduating from Wayne State University school of Mortuary Science. Her further studies included a Bachelors of Psychology.
Her mission was and still is to serve the community with excellence, compassion and industry knowledge.
Enduring Memories has a rich history; we had the honor of producing monuments for the late Honorable Coleman A. Young’s (sarcophagus), Martha Jean “The Queen” Steinberg’s (mausoleum) as well as Elder Ronald Winans just to name a few.
Her contribution to the City of Detroit has been immeasurable.
Her Affiliations & Awards include:
- Michigan Cemetery Association
- Michigan Monument Retailers Association
- American Business Women’s Association
- Booker T. Washington Business Association
- Benjamin L. Hooks Image Award
- Spirit of Detroit Testimonial Resolution 2001
Thomas is very concerned about the funeral industry. It is her heartfelt desire to educate families in planning an affordable funeral on a budget, which is why she supports My Life Our Journey Foundation is necessary.
Silvia’s motto is “Your Loved Ones Becomes Our Loved Ones”