Creepy Funeral Home Stories

Posted on October 23rd, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Funerals, Memorials, Mortuaries
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In honor of Halloween, we wanted to dedicate this post to a subject many folks our industry would not typically cover – creepy funeral home stories. Are you game? By the way, none of the following creepy funeral experiences happened at Foothill Funeral & Cremation Services. The following submissions are anonymous. Holding Hands A mortuary […]

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Helping People Who Are Grieving

Posted on September 9th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Cremation, Funerals, Mortuaries, Mortuary
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Arguably, one of the most difficult emotions to handle is grief. This is particularly true in the United States, where discussions about death and dying remain taboo. This is a shame, since death is as much a part of life as birth. In the mortuary business since 1996, we encounter people who are grieving every […]

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The Changing Face of Funerals

Posted on March 24th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Funerals, Mortuaries, Mortuary, Uncategorized
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In the not too distant past, funerals were a grim business. Mourners wore black and remained somber from the moment they heard about their loved one’s death through the funeral, burial, reception and beyond. Prune-faced mortuary owners fit well into a landscape where joking was frowned upon and solemnity was expected. Thankfully, those days are gone. […]

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How to help plan your own funeral

Posted on March 11th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Cremation, Funerals, Glendora, Mortuaries
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We hate to break it to you, but it is probably time you had “the talk.” Relax; we aren’t talking about the awkward discussion you will one day muddle through with your children about the birds and the bees. The talk we are referencing is the one you should have with loved ones wherein you […]

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Spotlight on Pets

Posted on February 25th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Cremation, Memorials, Mortuaries, Pet Services
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An Akita in Japan named Hachiko returned to the train station every day for nine years in the early 20th Century, awaiting the return of his deceased owner. Memorialized by everything from movies to monuments, this faithful companion demonstrates the unique bond that exists between humans and our pets. At Foothill Funeral & Cremation, we […]

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