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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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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Don’t Plan a Funeral, Tell a Story

Posted on September 18th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death, Funerals, Glendora, Memorials
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“Some people hate funerals. I find them comforting. They hit the pause button on life and remind us that it has an end. Every eulogy reminds me to deepen my dash, that place on the tombstone between our birth and our death.”               ~Regina Brett Since every life tells […]

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Blog Death Dictionary

Posted on September 11th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Cremation, Funerals, Glendora, Pre-Planning, Urns
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Part 2 in 2-Part Series Last week, in an effort to educate our clients and friends, we started working on a dictionary relative to death-related terms. Click here to read that post. Then, read the following, to learn even more great stuff about all things death. Full Couch Casket A casket with a cover that […]

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Common Funeral Industry Terms: Death Dictionary

Posted on September 4th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Coffins, Cremation, Death, Funerals, Glendora, Uncategorized, Urns
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Our Own Death-Related Dictionary Part 1 in a 2-Part Series Have you ever heard a funeral director use unfamiliar terminology? We thought so. Like many entrepreneurs, we work far more than 40 hours a week. In fact, we relate to Sandra Bullock’s character in Miss Congeniality, who says, “I am the job.” Mortuary terminology is […]

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