Grief During the Holidays

Posted on November 18th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Grief, Holiday Deaths
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No matter the season, people struggle whenever they lose a loved one to death. But when someone you love dies during the holidays; you may find yourself more depressed than if the loss had occurred at another time of the year. And, this year, depression is already at an all-time high due to the pandemic […]

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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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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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5 Holidays Designed to Honor the Dead

Posted on March 16th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Funerals, Glendora, Holiday Deaths, Uncategorized
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Part 1 of a 2-Part Series Did you think the only day to celebrate the dead is associated with Halloween and Day of the Dead? Guess again. While Americans tend to downplay death, other cultures celebrate death throughout the year, with panache. If you would like to remember your deceased loved ones throughout the year, […]

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Tis the Season for Scams: Don’t be a victim!

Posted on December 12th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Funerals, Holiday Deaths, Mortuary
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As Andy Williams’ famously sang, the holidays are the “most wonderful time of the year.” Unfortunately, however, they are also the time when crime is at an all-time high. As tragic as it is, this is just as true in our industry as every other. Unscrupulous people take advantage of the bereaved. And since more […]

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