Funeral procession for Pennsylvania man stops at Burger King drive-thru

Published January 26, 2013 Associated Press

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A Proper Funeral Tribute

I just had to post this one. I love to read about funerals like this. No matter what your religious belief may be (if any), or the type of service that you have for someones funeral, to do something like this ads such a personal touch to celebrating the life of a loved one. And I for one feel it deserves attention. While I personally believe there should be a certain degree of decorum and respect at a funeral (can you say “Best Funeral Ever”), this sort of tribute is a fitting gesture for anyones passing.

Growing complaints over headstone delays at local business

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Channel 2’s Erin Coleman called the owner of Best Buy Caskets and Urns with Stanley Jones, a customer who said the business took his money and left him with nothing.

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More families are coming forward saying a casket and gravestone business took their money and left them with nothing.

“Just promises. That’s all he’s selling — promises,” Stanley Jones said.

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This story continues to get worse.
Ya know, I came up with the idea of starting this site in order to educate people on what I felt, through experience, is one of the least understood subjects. Stories like like just reinforce my purpose, I hope that I may be of service.

Charges filed in cemetery vandalism

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I am going to continue to post the news stories that report cemetery vandalism, this is senseless disrespect that I believe needs stiffer penalties to deter these acts.

Do Your Due Diligence and Only Accept Quality

CBS Atlanta gets action for woman who paid for headstone but didn’t get it

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Posted: Jan 14, 2013 12:36 PM ESTUpdated: Jan 14, 2013 7:03 PM EST

By Bernard Watson – email

When looking to purchase a headstone or memorial, make sure you educate yourself. There are so many varieties of granite today, each with varying price points. Just because a particular color headstone may cost $1000.00, does not mean a similar color will also. Ask for references, go  look at their work, check the quality as well as how the stone is set.

A headstone is a permanent memorial and should be treated as such.

Vandals Target Graves at Bethlehem Cemetery

 

 

Vandals Target Graves at Bethlehem Cemetery: Cops

Police say it happened at the St. Michael’s Cemetery on East 4th Street.

By David Chang

|  Sunday, Jan 13, 2013  |  Updated 5:08 PM EST
Vandals Target Graves at Bethlehem Cemetery: Cops
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Another instance of vandalism. These acts do not have to go unnoticed. I ask every person who lives next to a cemetery to be vigilant and contact the owners when something strikes you as odd. As the director of a cemetery that sits in the middle of a residential neighborhood, I am more than will to take phone calls from concerned neighbors, at any time of the day or night. One of those calls, one day, is going to save a great deal of aggravation.