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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Top 5 Christmas Movies that Include Death

Posted on December 21st, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Death, Holiday Deaths
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For some unknown reason, more people die around the holidays than any other time of the year. Experts can’t agree about the reason for this phenomenon. But, take our word for it. It’s a thing. In fact, at Foothill Funeral & Cremation, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is our busiest time of year. […]

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Macabre Death Part 2

Posted on October 12th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Death, Embalming, Mortuaries, Uncategorized
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Mac Part 2 in our Macabre October Post Series Since October is arguably the month for the macabre, last week we began our series to commemorate all things creepy, relative to the funeral industry. This week, we follow up with 5 behind-the-scenes scary things you may not know about your local mortuary. (Okay, full disclosure, we […]

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Weird Casket History

Posted on September 25th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death, Funerals
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Unless you choose cremation, your remains will likely end up in a casket. Death is, after all, part of life. So, we figured you might want to understand the history of the box that will become your body’s forever home. Don’t worry; reading about it won’t hasten your demise. Weird Casket History The manner in […]

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