SoCal Cremation & Burial

SoCal Cremation costsFoothill Funeral, a compassionate funeral home located in Glendora, which is in Southern California. Today, we want to shed light on a topic that often arises when planning end-of-life services: the costs associated with SoCal cremation and burial. As experienced funeral professionals, we understand the importance of transparency and guidance during this sensitive time. So, let us provide you with insights into the pricing aspects of burial and cremation services in Southern California.

SoCal Cremation & Burial Services

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Plan a Funeral: 8 Steps

How to plan a funeralWould you know how to plan a funeral? Planning a funeral can be a difficult and emotional experience, but it is an essential part of saying goodbye to someone special. Whether you are organizing the arrangements beforehand or need to make plans after a loved one has passed away, there are several steps you can take to ensure that the funeral is a fitting and respectful tribute to their life. Continue reading Plan a Funeral: 8 Steps

We are thankful for you!

Thankful message with pumpkins on a blue backgroundSince it’s the time of year to gather to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends, we wanted to take the opportunity to express our gratitude to you! At Foothill Funeral & Cremation Services (FFC), we have a lot to be thankful for. 2022 was an outstanding first year of business for us – filled with innovation, growth and community support:

  • We are thankful to the city of Azusa, where owner/operators Manny Godoy and Rocky Bautista and our family lived for many years before recently relocating to Covina.

  • Glendora FuneralWe are thankful to the city of Glendora, where our showroom is located on Grand Avenue. Glendora is a great community for small business. And we are blessed to hang our hats in the Pride of the Foothills.
  • Covina ThanksgivingWe are thankful for Covina, where we have recently relocated our home and have joined with Sacred Heart Chapel, to offer clients a great place to host a funeral ceremony or remembrance.

  • We are thankful for our staff, who help make us look good, working with the community and families in a caring yet efficient manner.Silhouette of climbers who climbed to the top of the mountain thanks to mutual assistance and teamwork. Conceptual scene of a team of alpinists

  • We are thankful for the opportunity to work with families during their time of need. We consider ourselves blessed to use experience to help families.

  • We are thankful for veterans. As we discussed in last week’s post, we offer special veteran’s services because we are so thankful for the sacrifices that service men and women and their loved ones make on behalf of our country.

  • We are thankful for pets. As the only funeral home in Southern California to offer services for people as well as pets, we often get to appreciate the unique relationships people have with their four-legged friends. Our own dog, Lola, is a bereavement pug who works with us in our office and helps people who are experiencing grief. Come by our showroom to meet Lola.

  • We are thankful for digital technology, which enables us to offer online tributes and honor individual client communication preferences, so people can contact us via text, email, on the phone or in person.

    Thai Buddhist Stlye cremation believe to have gone to heavenWe are thankful to be alive at a time when advances in cremation processes offer the potential for bio-cremation, which is an exciting alternative to traditional cremation.

  • We are thankful for new attitudes, which enable people to remember their loved ones in whatever way they feel most comfortable, be it traditional, liturgical religious ceremonies or life celebrations with creative themes and personalized music.

  • Green energy technology, environmentally sustainable renewable energy. Home with and clean energy windmill on Light bulb on green background. 3d isometric vector illustration.We are thankful for eco-friendly options, which offer mourners the chance to say goodbye to loved ones in a way that protects the future of the earth. As parents, that is something we value.

  • We are thankful for the plethora of resources available to help people who are grieving. This type of assistance was not always available. So, we count ourselves privileged to be able to point clients to places that offer help.

  • We are thankful for you! Happy Thanksgiving Day, from all of us at Foothill Funeral & Cremation.happy thanksgiving design, vector illustration eps10 graphic

About Foothill Funeral & Cremation Services

Funeral directing is a unique job. The reason we enjoy it is because we love helping families during their time of need. Drop by our Glendora showroom any time. In Covina, our relationship with Sacred Heart Chapel is the perfect place for mourners to host funerals and memorial services in a grandiose yet intimate setting. We proudly serve the San Gabriel Valley, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Basin, Orange County and the Inland Empire. Working in the mortuary industry since 1996, we have worked hard to build a reputation of quality, sincerity and trust. Please allow us to help you at your time of need or in the future. Call today (626) 335-0615 or drop by our showroom.

Memorial Gift Ideas

In Loving Memorial GiftFew 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 of the first Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanza, or New Year’s someone you care about spends alone, consider investing in a memorial gift. There are limitless ways to honor someone’s life. In this week’s blog, we highlight just a few: Continue reading Memorial Gift Ideas

To View or Not to View, that is the Question

Open Casket ViewCOVID-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 who died.

Wake vs. View 

After someone dies, people typically look for ways to show their respect to the family of the deceased. One way is to attend the funeral. Another is to show up for a “wake” or “viewing.” Pre-COVID-19, close family members often attended both the viewing as well as the memorial service. Continue reading To View or Not to View, that is the Question