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Rising funeral costs ‘causing people to bury loved ones in back garden’
Labour MP asks ministers to tackle funeral poverty with social fund for poorer households as average cost reaches £3,551 Rising costs are causing people to hold DIY funerals and bury their loved ones in their back garden, MPs have heard. Labour backbencher Emma Lewell-Buck warned that bereaved people were being forced to sell their possessions or falling into debt. She asked ministers to tackle ...
Jean Béliveau funeral: Thousands expected to bid Habs great a final farewell
There will be standing room only at the funeral of former Habs great Jean Béliveau in downtown Montreal today.Thousands are expected to attend the service at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral on René-Lévesque Boulevard, including Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.Béliveau wore No. 4 for the Montreal ...
Jean Béliveau funeral: Thousands expected to bid Habs legend a final farewell
Fans are lining up outside a Montreal church today ahead of the funeral for former Habs great Jean Béliveau.Thousands are expected to attend the 2 p.m. service at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral on René-Lévesque Boulevard, including Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.The funeral is expected to be ...
State funeral off for cricketer Phil Hughes
SYDNEY (AP) -- A state funeral for cricket star Phil Hughes has been called off after consultation with his family.
Jean Béliveau funeral: 4 Habs legends to give eulogy
Four Habs legends who skated side by side with Jean Béliveau will bid their former captain a final farewell at his funeral service tomorrow afternoon.Montreal Canadiens players Dickie Moore, Yvan Cournoyer, Serge Savard and Ken Dryden will be sharing their memories of Le Gros Bill.Dickie Moore, a Hockey Hall of Famer and six-time Stanley Cup winner, played 11 seasons with Béliveau.Yvan Cournoyer ...
Gretna Funeral Home celebrates 100 years
Colbert-Moran Funeral Home is turning 100. Only two families have owned the business since it opened in 1914. The current owners have operated it since 1965.