Reconstruction

Posted on August 16th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Body Reconstruction, Burial, Caskets, Cremation, Death, Embalming, Funerals
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In the 1972 classic movie, The Godfather, Vito Corleone calls upon an undertaker who owes him a favor following the startlingly traumatic shooting death of his son, Sonny. “Look what they did to my son,” he cries, imploring the mortician to work magic so Sonny’s funeral could include an open casket. As far-fetched as it may […]

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The 5 Best Buried Alive Movies

Posted on August 6th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death, End-Of-Life
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A common fear many people have about death is that they’ll be buried alive. Television shows, books and movies reinforce the false narrative that this occurs often. Story lines convince us that our chances of experiencing the living nightmare are much greater than reality confirms. History of Vivisepulture Known in the industry as “premature burial,” […]

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Urn their Respect

Posted on July 30th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death
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Variety is the spice of life in the 21stCentury. Whether you’re buying ice cream, coffee, cereal, clothing or caskets, the seemingly endless options offer highly customized shopping experiences. But the sheer volume of choices can cause stress. And we don’t want your head to explode. Still, we wonder if you’ve ever considered the plethora of […]

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Hospice: What to Expect

Posted on July 12th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, End-Of-Life, Funerals, Uncategorized
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In our line of work as funeral directors, we regularly encounter death. Such is not the case for most members of the general public. In fact, many Americans treat the subject with kid gloves, fearful they could bring on their own demise with the mere mention of the word. But if talking about death and […]

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How to Not Get Dead this 4th of July

Posted on July 2nd, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Caskets, Coffins, Cremation, Death, Funerals
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It’s been a rough year at the funeral home. Although we always encounter death, we rarely face the variety of causes and age-breadths that have crossed the FFC threshold. From horrific accidents to unexpected illness, 2019 is a banner year so far (not in a good way). So, as our 4thof July gift to you, […]

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