Contact theSOPAbout theSOPSupport theSOPWritersEditorsManaging Editors
theSOP logo
Published:July 12th, 2012 09:47 EST

Starbucks To Open Inside A Funeral Home: Fantastic Idea!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Those grieving the dearly departed at Robinson Funeral Home in Easley will soon have a little something extra to soothe the pain: a cup of Starbucks` joe.

The fourth-generation funeral home and crematory is adding a new section to its existing facilities which includes business offices, a chapel, and a special wing aptly named `Coffee Corner,` where soon a Starbucks will open."



There is nothing odd, sacrilegious, or tacky about a funeral home that includes a Starbucks restaurant.

The funeral home includes a chapel; many people find comfort in the death of loved ones by meditating on spiritual values.

But others find more comfort in a good cup of Joe, after I drink my first cup of coffee in the morning I am emboldened to face the trials and tribulations I will be sure to face.

A cup of Java will steel me for the ordeal of looking at the remains of a loved one; maybe the Robinsons should also add a bar to their fine establishment.

I love coffee; I hope my loved ones will sprinkle coffee beans on my coffin.

Read More:

Photo Credit: Wikipedia.Org

Follow Robert Paul Reyes on Twitter: