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Published:January 19th, 2013 13:11 EST

Insanity: French Lady Late For Her Own Funeral!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A French woman was literally late for her own funeral, and her family is suing a funeral director for not delivering her body on time.

Her family gathered for her Jan. 11 funeral at the grave site, but after her body did not arrive, the ceremony was held without her. It was delivered later in the day, the newspaper Sud-Ouest said."



It`s one thing for the newspaper boy to deliver your morning paper late, it`s quite another for the body of the dearly departed to be delivered to the funeral home hours late.

Holding a grave site service without the body makes as much sense as a marriage ceremony still being held even though the bride got cold feet and never showed up.

The funeral director acknowledged a "mistake", but he doesn`t feel he should pay monetary damages. A "mistake" is putting the wrong tie on the corpse, delivering the body hours late is a colossal blunder.

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