The Importance of Embalming

The Importance of Embalming

Embalming is the process of sanitizing and chemically treating the body of the deceased. This process reduces the presence and growth of microorganisms, retards the decomposition of the body, and restores an acceptable physical appearance. Embalming retards the decay of the body for a period of time which is often necessary to allow distant family members time to gather.

Gonzales, Richard Leonard

Gonzales, Richard Leonard

Richard Leonard Gonzales, beloved husband and father, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, May 6, 2018. Rich, 72, is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Patricia; son, Kevin (Amanda) Gonzales; five grandchildren; siblings, Martin (Daisy) Gonzales, Theresa (Arsenio) Sanchez,…