Funeral & Obituary News for
UK funeral planning costs sky-rocket, families host back garden burials to avoid funeral poverty
Bypassing professional funeral directors, increasing numbers of bereaved families are hosting burials in their back gardens to avoid running themselves into debt over the high prices associated with.......
Belgian queen Fabiola's funeral draws world royalty
Royalty from around the world attended the funeral of Belgium's former queen Fabiola, following her death at the age of 86.
Funeral services held for conjoined twins
Funeral services were held this evening for the Ladonia conjoined twins who died last week in Atlanta. Funeral services for Asa and Eli were held at Ladonia Baptist church in Phenix City.
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 ...
Thieves target mourners at Manchester funeral home
Thieves targeted mourners in Manchester in a crime that police said even saddened them.
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 ...