What Happens After You’re Buried?

Posted on March 29th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Embalming, Funerals, Pre-Planning
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If you’re a fan of any of the (original or remake) Laura Croft Tomb Raider or The Mummy films, you probably have an idea of what happens after death. The problem is that if it’s based on those movies, your impression misses the mark. Like most Hollywood fare, the truth is a little less sensational. […]

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Blog Death Dictionary

Posted on September 11th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Cremation, Funerals, Glendora, Pre-Planning, Urns
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Part 2 in 2-Part Series Last week, in an effort to educate our clients and friends, we started working on a dictionary relative to death-related terms. Click here to read that post. Then, read the following, to learn even more great stuff about all things death. Full Couch Casket A casket with a cover that […]

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National Medic Awareness Month

Posted on August 20th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Azusa, Death, Funerals, Glendora, Pre-Planning
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As a public service, we wanted to take this week’s blog post to shine a spotlight on a national observance that could very well save your life or the life of someone you love. Did you know that August is National Medic Awareness Month? Although we don’t usually enter the picture while medic alerts matter, […]

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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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Funeral Etiquette

Posted on June 5th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Azusa, Funeral Flowers, Funerals, Memorials, Pre-Planning, Uncategorized
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Somber expressions. Black clothing. Formal ceremonies. These were the terms used to describe funerals in the not so distant past. In 2017, however, acceptable behavior and dress for memorials, particularly in Southern California, have evolved. Genuine sentiment, flexible apparel and personalized services are the new order of the day. But courtesy is always in style. […]

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