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Huntington Woman’s Funeral Stopped Because Hole Too Small For Coffin

MAUREEN Shelton is being buried in Huntington. She was 62. She was larger than the hole that’s been dug for her coffin.

Mrs Shelton’s family are unhappy. They complain to the Huntingdon branch of Anglia Co-operative Funerals and Trading Standards

Mrs Shelton’s daughter, Katrina Shelton, 37, claims in the Hunts Post that things did not go according to plan:

* Her mother’s body remained at Hinchingbrooke Hospital for a week before taking her to the funeral home.
* A handle fell off the coffin
* Funeral music was played on a faulty CD player
* The hole was too small, causing the lid to loosen as the coffin was lowered

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Posted: 7th, November 2011 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1)