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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5 Things to Include in an Estate Plan

Posted on March 3rd, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Estate Planning, Funerals, Glendora, Memorials
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Smart Steps to Take Before You Die When you contemplate death, as most people sometimes do, do you think about what you will leave behind? Estate planning is important for people of all ages, backgrounds and financial situations. Although you may be tempted to avoid estate planning because you don’t want to “tempt fate” by […]

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Cryonics: Frozen Death

Posted on February 23rd, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Azusa, Bio Cremation, Burial, Funerals, Memorials
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Science fiction movies perpetuate the belief that, one day, everyone’s bodies will be frozen when we die, so they can one day be restored. While the concept has not yet caught on en masse, the process of cryonics exists, and remains an option for the well-endowed. One of the most popular organizations, the Cryonics Institute, […]

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The Connection Between Valentine’s Day & Funerals (Yep, there is one.

Posted on February 7th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Funerals, Memorials
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Much is made about death and taxes. But rarely do people discuss the connection between Valentine’s Day and funerals. And we know what you’re thinking – is there one? Indeed. Brief History of Valentine’s Day Before we explain the Valentine’s Day and Funeral connection, let’s start with a review of the history of each. Each […]

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Weird Coffins

Posted on January 7th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Cremation, Funerals, Memorials
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You’ve likely heard crazy stories about super-morbidly obese people buried in weird make-do caskets like piano cases and shipping containers? Though rooted in fact, these tales predated modern coffins, which come in a variety of styles, shapes and sizes. So, if you lose someone who was heavy, rest assured you will be able to find […]

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