Kansas City MO
December 23, 2010
A metro funeral home that is already in trouble with state regulators is facing new accusations from another family that has stepped forward to say the ashes they were given were not those of their loved one.
Earlier this week, the Missouri Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors revoked the license of Marts Memorial Funeral Home in Westport and owner Ronald Marts’ personal funeral directors license effective at the end of the year. The move came after a Blue Springs man, Hadley Cutburth, said that the funeral home provided an urn with ashes inside for her funeral, but when Cutburth called the funeral home later to ask about his wife’s death certificate, a secretary told him that she had his wife’s ashes on her desk.
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