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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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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10 Top Funniest Movie Scenes about Death

Posted on January 2nd, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Bio Cremation, Burial, Cremation, Funerals, Grief, Living Funerals, Memorials, Mortuary, Urns
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We aren’t your run-of-the mill funeral home. While we excel at providing traditional services such as embalming, cremation, memorials and burials, we also embrace trends like bio-cremation and living funerals. Over 30 years of experience in the funeral industry has made us comfortable around death. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that while […]

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Putting the Fun in Funeral?

Posted on December 22nd, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Cremation, Funerals, Living Funerals, Memorials
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As Benjamin Franklin famously said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Whatever manner you choose to handle your tax bill, eventually, you will face death. We know this to be true, since we deal with death and dying each day as funeral home directors. But since death is […]

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Living Funerals

Posted on December 18th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Funerals, Living Funerals, Memorials, Mortuary, Pre-Planning
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In a classic episode of Gilligan’s Island, Mr. Howell hides behind bushes watching his funeral. Because he was still alive during the ceremony, his character was ahead of his time. A current trend in the funeral industry is to host your own memorial service, while you’re there to enjoy it! Called a living funeral, the […]

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