Be Thankful You Aren’t Dead

Posted on November 21st, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Funeral Music, Funerals, Glendora, Grief, Holiday Deaths, Living Funerals
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People routinely discuss the many reasons we all have to be grateful each Thanksgiving season. Since our profession places us around death day in, day out, the main reason seems obvious to us. The thing you should most be thankful for? You are alive! But what about if you have suffered the death of a […]

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Death Masks Part 2

Posted on October 30th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Funerals, Glendora
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Part 2 in a 2-Part Series In this, the final post in our ongoing October series about macabre death-related events we wanted to cover something that is unusual as well as interesting – death masks. To read part one of this, click here. As explained in Encyclopedia Britannica, a death mask is a wax or plaster […]

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Death Masks

Posted on October 24th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Glendora
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In our ongoing October series about macabre death-related events (because, apparently, death itself is no longer considered macabre enough), we wanted to cover something that is unusual as well as interesting – death masks. In this first in a two-part series, we will discuss death mask history as well as DIY masks you can make […]

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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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