Category Archives: Complaints about funeral homes

Metro Vancouver woman furious after father’s body moved from Delta Hospital morgue by funeral home without family’s consent

Vancouver radio station CKNW recently brought another case to light of a local funeral home removing a body from the morgue of Delta Hospital without the family’s permission. Sherry Smallwood told senior reporter Charmaine de Silva that she never hired … Continue reading

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You Could Pay Thousands Less For A Funeral Just By Crossing The Street, says NPR series

National Public Radio recently aired a two-part series on the U.S. funeral industry, finding that funeral homes often make things confusing for consumers by not listing prices for services online so people can shop around and compare prices. This is … Continue reading

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Funeral director accused of embezzling ordered to repay $500,000

Afuneral director in the New Orleans area, who was accused of embezzling more than $500,000, has been ordered by a judge to repay that amount to her brother — the owner of the funeral home. According to a story published … Continue reading

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Another family sues B.C. funeral home, alleging mother cremated before memorial service

Another B.C. family is suing a funeral home, alleging their 90-year-old mother was cremated against the family’s wishes before they could say goodbye at a memorial service and before an autopsy could be performed. The civil lawsuit was filed last … Continue reading

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Family plans to sue Surrey funeral home after burial mix-up

An anguished and frustrated family is planning to sue the Valley View Funeral Home in Surrey, B.C., for a burial mix-up involving their grandmother, who was buried in a less expensive casket than the $4,000 oak casket that she had … Continue reading

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Seattle area family sues SCI funeral home for horrible mistakes

A Seattle area family has launched a lawsuit against Texas-based funeral giant Service Corp. International (SCI), for the alleged horrible mistakes made at a funeral home owned by SCI. A story aired tonight on KIRO TV news about the lawsuit … Continue reading

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Eden Memorial Park cemetery sued again over allegations of disturbed remains

A large Jewish cemetery in the Mission Hills area of Los Angeles named Eden Memorial Park is facing a new lawsuit containing allegations of disturbed remains from graves. It is the second multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the cemetery, which is owned … Continue reading

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