Military Funeral Traditions, in Honor of Memorial Day

Posted on May 21st, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Funerals, Memorials, Military Honors, Veteran's Services
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Most movies with military funerals show either a 21-gun salute or the presentation of the American flag to a grieving widow. Those honors are an important part of military funerals but are hardly the only official designations designed to celebrate fallen military men and women. In honor of Memorial Day, we wanted to blog about […]

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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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Eco-Friendly Funerals & Green Burials

Posted on April 17th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Bio Cremation, Burial, Death, Eco-Friendly Funerals, Funerals, Green Burials, Uncategorized

Go Green in Death Part 1 in a 2-Part Series Currently celebrated in 192 countries each year, Earth Day originally centered around Spring Equinox (around March 21). The United Nations later designated April 22 as the official International Mother Earth Day. Now known widely by the shortened name, Earth Day, the annual event is designed to […]

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5 Holidays Designed to Honor the Dead

Posted on March 16th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Funerals, Glendora, Holiday Deaths, Uncategorized
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Part 1 of a 2-Part Series Did you think the only day to celebrate the dead is associated with Halloween and Day of the Dead? Guess again. While Americans tend to downplay death, other cultures celebrate death throughout the year, with panache. If you would like to remember your deceased loved ones throughout the year, […]

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Sudden Death

Posted on March 7th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Funerals, Grief
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Grief over someone who unexpectedly dies When someone you love dies after battling a long illness, your grief may be tempered by relief that their painful journey has finally come to an end. But grieving over someone who suddenly and unexpectedly dies, either from an accident or the onset of disease, comes with its own […]

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