Afterlife: What Happens When You Die

Posted on October 8th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Afterlife, Burial, Death, End-Of-Life, Mortuary
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Existential questions have plagued mankind since the days of Adam and Eve. Working in the funeral industry, we often encounter people who wonder what happens after death. Of course, answers to the question are often tied to religious and philosophical beliefs. While we can unequivocally explain what happens to your body scientifically and practically when […]

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The Science of Mortuary Science

Posted on September 13th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Body Reconstruction, Burial, Death, Funerals, Uncategorized
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Mortuary science is the study of deceased bodies through work typically done at a mortuary. The term most often applies to a college curriculum in the United States which prepares students for careers as morticians or funeral directors. Many who take the coursework also study the related field of embalming. Some states require funeral directors apply as […]

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The Importance of Closure

Posted on August 27th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Body Reconstruction, Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death, Funerals, Living Funerals, Memorials
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Nothing is as final as death. Unfortunately, however, grieving family members and friends often struggle to come to grips with the finality of their loved one’s passing. Left to pick up the pieces and find the strength to move on, many fail to face the permanent nature of their loss. Denial is, after all, the […]

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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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