How to Plan a Funeral During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on June 9th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, COVID-19, Death, End-Of-Life, Funerals, Memorials
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Since mid-March, people have faced tough decisions about Coronavirus as it relates to the death and life celebrations of loved ones. In many cases, with strict social distancing guidelines in place, the state forbids mourners from hosting gatherings of more than 10 people. In LA County, where Foothill Funeral & Cremation is located, California Governor […]

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Mortuary Practice & COVID-19

Posted on March 27th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Funerals, Memorials
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If someone asks you to find an article or blog post written over the past several weeks not referencing the coronavirus, you would be hard-pressed to comply. The topic has been front-of-mind and top-of-tongue for virtually every person living on Planet Earth. This obsession includes the funeral industry. And while we deal with death on […]

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What Could Kill You Besides Coronavirus

Posted on March 19th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Funerals, Memorials, Pre-Planning, Suicide
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With businesses and school shuttering and media outlets covering Coronavirus stories nonstop, it’s easy to get caught up in fear and worry. After all, to date, there have been 244,526 cases of the illness worldwide and more than 10,000 deaths. The United States reports 13,622 cases and 189 deaths. But allow us to allay your […]

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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 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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