How to Create a Memorial Display

Posted on January 19th, 2021
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Funerals, Memorials, Mortuary
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When someone you love dies, you will want to do as much as you can to honor the life they lived before they passed. To this end, we suggest you construct a memorial display. In this post-COVID-19 world, you may decide to skip setting up the display where you host the funeral. This is due […]

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The Tracks of My Tears

Posted on January 12th, 2021
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Grief, Memorials
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Tears often accompany grief. Even so, in the United States, when someone starts to tear up, they often apologize to anyone within earshot, as if crying is somehow inappropriate or unavoidable. Such is not the case in many other countries, where shedding tears is not only expected but encouraged. When it comes to expressing grief, […]

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Bucket List 2021

Posted on January 5th, 2021
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, End-Of-Life
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People sometimes refer to death as “kicking the bucket.” The idiom originates from the practice of hanging someone, either as a method of execution or suicide. Convicted criminals awaiting execution stood on buckets, which the executioner kicked out from under them. From that phrase comes the associated practice of creating a “Bucket List.” The expression […]

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Memorial Gift Ideas

Posted on December 22nd, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Death, Memorials
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Few experiences tax emotions as deeply as the loss of a loved one. When someone you love dies, grief manifests itself in myriad ways, and often at inopportune times. No matter when a loved one passes, the first year of events is often the most difficult…especially during the holidays. To help take the sting out […]

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To View or Not to View, that is the Question

Posted on December 15th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Death, Wake
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COVID-19 impacts nearly everything in the world, including the funeral industry. Since March 2020, we have produced blogs about several such changes. Click here to read those posts. This week, we want to focus on the way that the Coronavirus affects a family’s decision about whether they should view the body of a loved one […]

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