Cremation Service: You can still go traditional

Posted on January 29th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death, Embalming, Funerals, Glendora, Green Burials, Urns
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Once upon a time, families who opted to cremate their loved ones usually chose the option because they didn’t want the expense and ceremony associated with a traditional funeral service and burial. But times have changed. At our Glendora mortuary, approximately 70 percent of mourners choose cremation over burial. Their reasons include everything from honoring […]

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Cremation or Cremation Plus?

Posted on January 22nd, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Burial, Caskets, Death, Embalming, Funerals, Glendora, Mortuary
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Many people think that only two options exist relative to the disposition of their loved ones’ remains: burial, which includes casket-viewing-funeral-graveside-and-the-whole-shebang – or simple ceremony-less cremation. But those are just two in a laundry list of choices available to people making final arrangements for someone who has died. Circa 2019, options are basically endless. In […]

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Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust (Cremation)

Posted on May 14th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Bio Cremation, Burial, Cremation, Funerals, Glendora, Mortuary
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People used to consider cremation disrespectful. They preferred hiring undertakers to embalm their loved one’s bodies and place the chemically-preserved remains in boxes they buried in the ground. Somehow, this practice was considered more respectful than cremation. Go figure. Now, thankfully, the practice of cremation is just as enthusiastically embraced as the more traditional method […]

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How to Grieve about a Pet

Posted on October 5th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Bio Cremation, Burial, Grief, Memorials, Pet Services
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Many people consider pets to be part of the family. To wit, NBC News reports that Americans spend an average $60 billion on their pets each year. Caregivers are so invested, they often celebrate their pets’ birthdays, confide in their animals, post images and videos on social media, and carry pictures of their furry friends in […]

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Green Funerals

Posted on March 31st, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Burial, Cremation, Funerals
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On the popular television show, Sesame Street, Kermit the Frog sang, “It’s Not Easy Being Green.” In terms of his life as a frog puppet, that may be true. But being green has recently become easy as well as popular in terms of final wishes. In fact, green burials are all the rage for folks […]

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