Funeral Checklist

Posted on May 19th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Azusa, Burial, Covina, Cremation, Glendora, Grief, Uncategorized
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Most of us rely on lists for everything from what to pack before a trip to which groceries to buy before preparing a meal. But have you ever considered the importance of preparing a “to do” list for funeral plans? After suffering the loss of a loved one, your grief could leave you feeling overwhelmed […]

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New Covina Memorial Venue

Posted on April 28th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, CA, Cremation, Funerals, Memorials, Sacred Heart Chapel, Uncategorized
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New Memorial Venue Sacred Heart Chapel, an historic, gothic-style chapel in Covina, is the new memorial/funeral site for Foothill Funeral & Cremation Services (FFC). Also, its rectory is home to FFC owners Manny Godoy and Rocky Bautista and their two daughters. Clients of the Glendora-based mortuary can hold services at the Covina location or the alternate venue […]

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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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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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