5 Pandemic Positives

Posted on September 22nd, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Death, Funerals, Memorials
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It’s easy to focus on the negative side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. With so much death, loss and change, many grow discouraged. As we’ve covered in several recent blog posts, much has changed in the funeral industry as a result of the Coronavirus. But rather than discussing the negative, we challenge you to consider […]

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Choosing Funeral Flowers

Posted on September 15th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Funeral Flowers, Memorials
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Whether you are choosing a bouquet to honor the life of someone you lost, or are taking a dozen long stem roses as an expression of condolence, flowers speak more than words could ever express. Various funeral flowers symbolize many things. People around the world use them to express everything from joy to sadness, love, […]

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Death Masks & Funeral Customs

Posted on September 9th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death, Funerals, Memorials
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The wearing of masks has become compulsory for everyone who wants to protect themselves from the Coronavirus pandemic (or otherwise go out in public). So, as you mull over which type of facial covering to don, consider this. People have worn death masks for centuries. They protect people from diseases, demons, wartime side effects, and […]

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Grief in a Pandemic

Posted on August 25th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Funerals, Grief
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While COVID-19 challenges us all, the pandemic has made things especially difficult for people grieving the loss of a loved one. Grief is the unwelcome companion to death. And, even in “ideal” circumstances, mourning is a stressful and painful journey. But while, burial and memorial follow loss, in times of normalcy, the Coronavirus has robbed […]

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How COVID-19 has Changed the Funeral Industry

Posted on August 18th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Cremains, Death, Funerals
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To date, the United States confirms more than four million cases and 145,000 deaths directly attributed to COVID-19. In its wake, over the past five months, the Coronavirus and associated reactions, have impacted virtually every industry – including ours, the funeral industry. COVID-19 & Funeral Industry Services

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