Theme Funerals

Posted on May 5th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Covina, Cremation, Funerals, Glendora, Memorials, Mortuary, Sacred Heart Chapel
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Formal Funerals People are unique. Their personalities, interests and habits vary. But, until recently, if you  attended one funeral, you attended them all. Everyone wore black. The service was formal. Boring, stodgy music and messages created a ceremony that encouraged tears and disdained laughter. Personality Plus Thankfully, today, personalized memorials and receptions replace bleak funeral templates. And, […]

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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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Good Grief

Posted on March 3rd, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Funerals, Grief, Mortuary, Pet Services, Uncategorized
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In general, Americans are less comfortable with the subject of death than we used to be. This could be attributed to our comparative lack of first-hand experience. After all, people live longer than they used to, thanks to advancements in medicine, hygiene and public safety. In fact, according to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), […]

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Bad Funeral Business Tactics

Posted on February 16th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Funerals, Memorials, Mortuary
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The Sad Truth about Many Mortuary Owners When someone you love dies, the last thing you want to do is invest hours trying to figure out how much the funeral home is going to charge. Your first priorities are how to handle their remains and celebrate their life. Unfortunately, many funeral homes are cagey about […]

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How to Plan a Funeral or Memorial Service

Posted on February 6th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Funerals, Glendora, Memorials, Mortuary, Uncategorized
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As our culture changes, the ways we handle the passing of loved ones also evolves. Today, people choose to celebrate the lives of those they love in a variety of ways. With the introduction of new traditions and burial practices, many professional mortuary directors use the terms “funeral” and “memorial” interchangeably. However, key differences are […]

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