Grief Gets Physical

Posted on June 11th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Grief, Memorials
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When someone we love dies, we grieve. Feelings of sadness, loneliness, isolation and depression commonly occur. It’s par for the course. But in addition to producing emotional manifestations, did you know that grief gets physical? In fact, someone who is mourning can experience as many (or more) associated physical symptoms as the emotional pain facing […]

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Grief Matters: Support

Posted on April 30th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Children & Funerals, Death, Funeral Services, Funerals, Glendora, Grief, Memorials, Pre-Planning, Uncategorized
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Reactions to death vary widely. While one person may move on after hours or days, others actively mourn for weeks, months or even years. Tears can come without warning. Emotions can run high. Or grief can be very private, free from public display. In the final analysis, we believe that every person must cope with […]

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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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Social Media & Funerals Part 2

Posted on August 13th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Funerals, Glendora, Grief, Memorials
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Part 2 in a 2-Part Series  Last week, we began a two-part series about social media use and funerals. In it, we discussed the ways that Smartphones and apps have taken over otherwise normal peoples’ lives. People walk into fountains, trees, vans and buildings because they’ve morphed into Smartphone Zombies. And while many use their […]

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Eulogy Writing: Part 2

Posted on July 19th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Funerals, Glendora, Grief, Memorials, Mortuary, Uncategorized
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When a family member or friend dies, you could be called on to deliver the eulogy, even as you struggle through profound grief. This post should help you craft the perfect eulogy, as we conclude our 2-part series about eulogy writing, by offering specific steps. Read part one by clicking here. Eulogy Writing 101 After […]

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