Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust (Cremation)

Posted on May 14th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Bio Cremation, Burial, Cremation, Funerals, Glendora, Mortuary
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People used to consider cremation disrespectful. They preferred hiring undertakers to embalm their loved one’s bodies and place the chemically-preserved remains in boxes they buried in the ground. Somehow, this practice was considered more respectful than cremation. Go figure. Now, thankfully, the practice of cremation is just as enthusiastically embraced as the more traditional method […]

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How to Grieve about a Pet

Posted on October 5th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Bio Cremation, Burial, Grief, Memorials, Pet Services
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Many people consider pets to be part of the family. To wit, NBC News reports that Americans spend an average $60 billion on their pets each year. Caregivers are so invested, they often celebrate their pets’ birthdays, confide in their animals, post images and videos on social media, and carry pictures of their furry friends in […]

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Green Funerals

Posted on March 31st, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Burial, Cremation, Funerals
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On the popular television show, Sesame Street, Kermit the Frog sang, “It’s Not Easy Being Green.” In terms of his life as a frog puppet, that may be true. But being green has recently become easy as well as popular in terms of final wishes. In fact, green burials are all the rage for folks […]

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Ash Decisions

Posted on February 10th, 2017
Posted by Manny Godoy under Ashes, Cremation, Memorials

When you decide that your loved one’s ashes will be embalmed and buried, the end of the funeral and graveside service provides a sense of closure that cremation doesn’t always afford. Cremated remains, also known as ashes or cremains, can be stored in an urn or other “casket alternative” indefinitely. Since ashes are not legally […]

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