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Greenwood Memorial Park gives every family in our community unique opportunities to learn, share, and remember. Each of our educational, grief support, and remembrance events are designed to appeal to a wide age range — and it is our intention to enrich lives, educate minds, and ease sorrows. Please check back regularly to learn about the latest news and events going on at Greenwood.

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  • Jazz Funerals, Sky Burials and Other Unique Traditions

    Jazz Funerals, Sky Burials and Other Unique Traditions

    A funeral is typically thought of as a solemn occasion, but that doesn’t mean it can’t reflect the personality and traditions of the person it honors. Across the globe, there are unique funeral traditions that may seem strange to those unfamiliar with them. Yet these customs serve to create a sense of belonging and leave

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  • Grief Journals: Creative Expression and Healing

    Grief Journals: Creative Expression and Healing

    A grief journal can be very helpful in processing grief. It’s a safe space to express emotions and unburden yourself. When you’re writing in a journal, there is no judgment, and you can say anything you need to say. In addition to writing about what has happened and how you feel, you can use a

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  • Food after the Funeral: What’s Appropriate

    Food after the Funeral: What’s Appropriate

    After most funerals, it’s customary to have a reception or meal. During this time, family and friends gather to share food, fellowship and memories of the person who has died. It’s an important step in the grieving process because it allows people to connect and begin to heal. What’s the best food to serve? That

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  • They’re Playing Our Song: Incorporating Your Favorite Music into a Funeral

    They’re Playing Our Song: Incorporating Your Favorite Music into a Funeral

    Playing music at a funeral is a time-honored tradition. Sometimes, the most suitable music is traditional, but in most cases, there is some leeway in the music you choose. You might be preplanning your own service, or you might be planning a service for a loved one who has recently died. Either way, it’s usually

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  • A Look at Our Ceremonial Cremation Package

    A Look at Our Ceremonial Cremation Package

    Families come to Greenwood Memorial Park & Mortuary because of our longstanding tradition of providing sensitive, compassionate funeral services in San Diego. With more than a century of experience, we are well equipped to create life-honoring tributes, with or without a traditional burial. We offer several packages from which to choose, but our Ceremonial Cremation

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