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

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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Posted on January 27th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Cremation, Funerals, Memorials, Mortuaries, Mortuary, Uncategorized
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You will face several important decisions after a loved one dies. One of the first is whether you will have their body cremated or buried in a casket. For detailed information about cremation, read last week’s blog post, Cremation Consideration. The more traditional choice is burial, in a casket. How do you narrow the choices when grief leaves you less […]

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All About Foothill Funeral & Cremation

Posted on January 5th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, CA, Cremation, Funerals, Memorials, Uncategorized
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This is Your Service; This is Your Life; This is Your Story! People often ask us how we got into the funeral business. To be honest, it’s the only business we would ever want to do, because we care about people and consider ourselves blessed to be able to help them through difficult times. We […]

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