NORTHRIDGE, Calif., February 5, 2013 – Bastian & Perrott, Oswald Mortuary, a proud member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, today announced an expanded catering services program with new menus that include foods honoring Filipino community traditions.  The catering program, “Gathering Together,” offered through Command Performance Catering is designed to ease the planning process and better meet the needs of the families served.

“Something happens when you put a plate in a person’s hands – they start to talk more openly, to share memories, offer solace and begin the healing process,” said Abel Gonzales, manager, Bastian & Perrott, Oswald Mortuary. “Our range of catering options is designed to address virtually every family’s needs.  Through this program, we hope to ease the burden of planning that comes with the loss of a loved one, while honoring our commitment to serve families in a dignified manner.”

The new menu includes many favorites from a large variety of cuisines. The catering service can be set up on-site at Bastian & Perrott, Oswald Mortuary, at a home, or at another place selected by the family. The program includes table settings, linens, set-up, service and clean-up.

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