Open Casket vs Closed Casket: That is the Question

Funeral ceremony. Scene with a coffin in a church. generative AIMaking decisions about a loved one’s final arrangements can be an emotional and challenging process. One significant decision that families often face is whether to have an open casket or a closed casket during the funeral service. This decision is deeply personal, and there is no one-size-fits-all answer. In this blog post, we explore the considerations surrounding open casket vs. closed casket funerals and touch on alternative options like cremation. Continue reading Open Casket vs Closed Casket: That is the Question

Funeral Home Evolution

Funeral Home History EvolutionThe evolution of the funeral home is long and storied. At Foothill Funeral in Glendora, California, our passion for funeral services extends beyond our commitment to supporting you during difficult times. We also find value in exploring the history and evolution of funeral practices. In this blog post, we delve into the 19th century, a period marked by significant changes in how society approached death and memorialization. Join us as we take a journey through the transformation of 19th-century funeral homes, from solemn parlors to the emergence of slumber rooms. Continue reading Funeral Home Evolution

Top 10 Questions We Ask Ourselves When Someone Dies

An image showcases the dead body covered with a white cloth in the morgue. Waiting for the funeral or dissection. The room is equipped with mortuary refrigerators, where human remains are cooledLosing a loved one is an experience that is both deeply personal and profoundly challenging. It is a time when emotions run high, and questions about the process and what comes next often arise. At Foothill Funeral in Glendora, California, we strive to provide compassionate support to families during their time of grief. In this blog post, we want to address the top 10 questions we often find ourselves asking when someone dies. Continue reading Top 10 Questions We Ask Ourselves When Someone Dies

National Hospice Month

Hospice word cloud concept on grey backgroundJoin us in recognizing National Hospice Month, which is November. This special month honors the invaluable services provided by hospice care providers. What’s more, it celebrates the lives of those who have received compassionate end-of-life care. In this blog post, we would like to share our thoughts and sentiments as we commemorate National Hospice Month. Continue reading National Hospice Month

National Day of Mourning

National Day of Mourning_candle_feather_native_american_iconAt Foothill Funeral, we understand the profound impact that loss and grief can have on individuals and families. As a compassionate funeral home located in Glendora, California, we support our community through every aspect of their mourning journey. This includes recognizing and honoring the National Day of Mourning, which falls on the fourth Thursday of November each year. Continue reading National Day of Mourning