Athol Granite Works was originally founded by Enoch T. Lewis in 1853 and continuously operated since that date.
The current owner, Richard D. Verock, apprenticed since 1972 and purchased the business in 1978. In 1989, Mr. Verock
acquired Dorsey Memorials of Amherst, MA as a branch location of Athol Granite Works Inc. The operation of these
businesses continues on their original sites. All design and carving is still done on the premises.
has been involved in the creation of many private, public, and organizational memorials, war memorials, and private mausoleums.
Some of our clients are:
University of Massachusetts
Town of Athol
Athol High School
MDC Bike Paths Boston
Town of Turners Falls
Glen Valley Cemetery
Florence POW Memorial
Stations of Cross and Altar at Notre
Marty Sender Riverwalk
Aitken Family Mausoleum
Wilhite Family Mausoleum
as well as many private memorials both
large and small.