6 Things to Know about Funeral Etiquette  

Posted on September 25th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Funerals, Memorials, Uncategorized
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All too often, funerals depress most people. In many cases, the atmosphere is sad and dark. While families and friends of the deceased reel over their loss, other mourners huddle on the sidelines, wondering what they should say and do. In a culture where death is treated like an uninvited dinner guest, many funeral attendees […]

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The Science of Mortuary Science

Posted on September 13th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Body Reconstruction, Burial, Death, Funerals, Uncategorized
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Mortuary science is the study of deceased bodies through work typically done at a mortuary. The term most often applies to a college curriculum in the United States which prepares students for careers as morticians or funeral directors. Many who take the coursework also study the related field of embalming. Some states require funeral directors apply as […]

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The Importance of Closure

Posted on August 27th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Body Reconstruction, Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death, Funerals, Living Funerals, Memorials
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Nothing is as final as death. Unfortunately, however, grieving family members and friends often struggle to come to grips with the finality of their loved one’s passing. Left to pick up the pieces and find the strength to move on, many fail to face the permanent nature of their loss. Denial is, after all, the […]

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Reconstruction

Posted on August 16th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Body Reconstruction, Burial, Caskets, Cremation, Death, Embalming, Funerals
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In the 1972 classic movie, The Godfather, Vito Corleone calls upon an undertaker who owes him a favor following the startlingly traumatic shooting death of his son, Sonny. “Look what they did to my son,” he cries, imploring the mortician to work magic so Sonny’s funeral could include an open casket. As far-fetched as it may […]

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Hospice: What to Expect

Posted on July 12th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, End-Of-Life, Funerals, Uncategorized
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In our line of work as funeral directors, we regularly encounter death. Such is not the case for most members of the general public. In fact, many Americans treat the subject with kid gloves, fearful they could bring on their own demise with the mere mention of the word. But if talking about death and […]

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