The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office made another body error recently, their second in recent years.
Shrader Funeral Home, in Ballwin, Missouri recently faced every funeral director’s nightmare: they mixed up two bodies.
In a continuing story from Columbia, Missouri, Warren Funeral Chapel and its owners Harold Warren Sr. and Harold Warren Jr. are facing a possible class-action lawsuit. Plaintiff Kathy Johnson has alleged that Warren FC lost her mother’s remains, and is seeking an exhumation order to determine if her mother is buried in the correct plot
In September, 2007, Jeff Palmore, owner of Bell Funeral Home in St Louis, arranged a burial at Pacific City Cemetery. To save the family the $525 fee the cemetery sexton was charging, he offered to dig the grave himself. Sexton Alan Bruns refused, saying there was a city ordinance that only allowed sextons to dig
How come no one at the funeral home said “Gee, doesn’t this body seem kind of tall for a 2-year-old?” How come the mortuary transportation service didn’t notice the same issue? Wasn’t someone paying attention here? It’s good that the state is picking up the tab for fixing the error, but it seems like both