Funeral Homes

Funeral Home Makes Horrifying Mistake, Cremates Wrong Body

A family in Nova Scotia has had to come to terms with the horrifying realization that their deceased loved one was mistakenly cremated. Serenity …

Offbeat News

A Funeral Home Is Under Investigation For Mixing Up Bodies And Cremating The Wrong Woman

The family was shown two other women's bodies before being told about the cremation.<p>A Nova Scotia funeral home is under investigation after mixing up the bodies of at least three people and cremating a woman by mistake.<p>According to CBC News, the family of Sandra Bennett, who died in late December …

Society

State Shuts Down Detroit Funeral Home For 'Deplorable, Unsanitary Conditions'

<b>DETROIT (WWJ)</b> – A Detroit funeral home has been forced to close due to what are described as ‘deplorable, unsanitary conditions.”<p>Investigators …

Michigan regulators shut Barksdale Funeral Home in Detroit for bloodstains, fraud, filth

A Detroit funeral home is being closed down after inspectors found unsanitary conditions including blood-stained equipment and rat-infested cremated …

Detroit

Former funeral home may become offices

A former Amigone Funeral Home in Cheektowaga is being eyed as a potential new medical or professional office building.<p>An investor group called 1931 …

Funeral home owners allegedly paid for trip to Disney with corpses’ teeth

The owners of a Colorado funeral home collected gold teeth from corpses and used the dough for a family trip to Disneyland, according to a disturbing …

Offbeat News

Cancer victim in Newfoundland dies after big lottery win in November

MOUNT PEARL, N.L. — A Newfoundland woman who was suffering from an advanced form of cancer when she won a $1.5-million lottery jackpot in November …

Newfoundland and Labrador

McGregor taunts Mayweather: 'The rule set kept you out of the funeral home'

Conor McGregor would just like to remind everyone that he’d kill Floyd Mayweather in the cage.There's still no activity to report as far as Conor …

MMA & UFC

'Ambulance of death' bolstered business for funeral home

An ambulance worker in Italy is accused of killing at least three dying patients to drum up business for a funeral home.

Crime

Drive-thru funeral homes are now a thing in Japan

Japan’s first drive-thru funeral home has come to the Nagano Prefecture, <i>The Japan Times</i> reports. The facility lets funeral-goers pay their respects without the whole hassle of leaving their cars. <b>Instead, they simply pull up next to a window, offer their condolences, and hand out some incense, as is</b> …

Criminal Justice

Daughter says funeral home took mother's body without permission

Woman called to inquire about services but says she didn't authorize company to take any further action<p>Laura Scrimshaw hasn't had time to grieve her …

Nova Scotia

Nagano drive-thru funeral home to serve mourners with limited mobility

A funeral home with a drive-thru window will open in Nagano Prefecture on Sunday, allowing mourners to pay their respects without getting out of the …

Criminal Justice

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Dec. 11

South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.<p>Blake-Lamb Funeral Home<p>Martin Bernard Hession<br>September 4, 1935 - December 9, …

Chicago

Malden Death Notices, Week Of Dec. 12

Malden obituaries and available visitation information.<p>A.J. Spadafora Funeral Home<p><i>Lifelong Malden resident</i><p>Funeral services: Dec. 10<p>Graveside service: …

Boston

Medford Death Notices, Week Of Dec. 12

Medford obituaries and available visitation information.<p>Cincotti Funeral Home<p><i>U.S. Navy, Seabee Desert Storm</i><p><b>Funeral service</b>: Dec. 16<p><b>NEARBY DEATH</b> …

Boston

Funeral home offering mourners alcohol for services

Cindy Kern just lost the person who taught her how to live.<p>"Dad was always a candidate for a good time," Kern said. "Always, always looking to have a …

Upstate South Carolina

Cheers! Jeffersonville funeral home offers drinks to help toast the dearly departed

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) - A southern Indiana funeral home is making it possible for friends and family to give their dearly departed one last …

Criminal Justice

“Healing Through The Holidays” series helps people cope with grief during the Christmas season

For anyone who has had a death in the family, whether this year or in the recent past, the Christmas season can be a time where joy is overshadowed …

Upstate South Carolina

Milwaukee Funeral Home Owner’s Son Building A ‘Sex Doll’ Out of Body Parts Is Fake News

A Milwaukee funeral home owner’s building a “sex doll” out of parts taken from the bodies taken to his parents’ business is fake news. There is no …

Fake News

Malden Death Notices, Week of Dec. 4

Malden obituaries and available visitation information.<p>A.J. Spadafora Funeral Home<p>Funeral Mass: Dec. 14<p>Visting: Dec. 6<p>E.E. Burns & Son Funeral …

Boston

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Dec. 4

South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.<p>Becvar Funeral Home<p>Donna M. (Hart) Gardner<br>Born: Feb. 9, 1949<br>Died: Dec. 4, …

Chicago

Too many bodies: Funeral home's blunt warning on fentanyl

Vancouver funeral home's awareness campaign warns teens of drug's lethal effect<p>A B.C. funeral home hopes a bluntly-worded poster and a stark …

Fentanyl

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of November 27

South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.<p>Beverly-Ridge Funeral Home<p>Walter Schuurman<i><br>Korean War veteran, U.S. Army</i><br>Born April …

Chicago

Reynaldo Osias Guzman

Obituary and service information from Ruck Towson Funeral Home.<p>On Nov. 23, 2017, Reynaldo Osias Guzman beloved husband of Cecilia P. Guzman; devoted …

Baltimore

Bruce Edward Duty

Bruce Edward Duty, 66, of Saginaw, Michigan, died November 23, 2017, at St. Mary's of Michigan Hospital, Saginaw.<p>He was a coal miner and was a U.S. …

Hearse driver dies in crash while bringing body to funeral home

GREENE, Maine — State police say a funeral home employee transporting a body was killed when his van was hit from behind by a sport utility …

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Nov. 20

South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.<p>Brady-Gill Funeral Home<p>Signa Irene Fitzgerald, 100<i><br>Recipient of the Oak Lawn Chapter</i> …

Chicago

Family found stranger in dead uncle’s casket

A Tennessee family attending their uncle’s wake couldn’t believe their eyes when they found a stranger in his casket — wearing the dearly departed’s …

Offbeat News

Murray Henderson: Philanthropist Funeral Home Operator

Murray Henderson was a philanthropist who started and operated his own funeral home.<p>Henderson was born January 2, 1883 in Algiers. He attended …

Wrong body placed in casket at funeral home, family says

Family members say the wrong body was placed in a casket at a funeral home while people paid their respects.<p>Benjamin Brown Jr. died and had lost both …

Health