Silvia J. Belcher-Thomas

Silvia Belcher

Silvia J. Belcher-Thomas

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”

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“If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.” John F. Kennedy

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Help us help those in need of funeral/burial assistance. MY LIFE OUR JOURNEY FOUNDATION’S NPO NUMBER IS 60514.
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