Swapping Cemetery Lots
Consumers with firm resolve can sometimes prevail. Here’s how one woman managed to get her mother’s grave lots swapped from one corporation cemetery to one in another town. — FCA
Here is my letter which got such excellent results. Read more
Callous Indifference or Crafty Calculating? Stewart’s wait-them-out-and-wear-them-out tactics
July 26, 1998
Mr. Peter Savaadra Simplicity Plan PO Box 141418 Miami, FL 33114-1418
Dear Mr. Savaadra,
I apologize for not sending this letter sooner. Read more
Preneed Shenanigans by SCI
May 1, 1998
Ms. Charlotte Flynn, Convener Gray Panthers of Austin 3710 Cedar St., #223 Austin, TX 78705
My family recently experienced a situation that I feel is morally and ethically wrong and could be encountered by every person and family in our state and nation. Read more
Is Something Wrong with this Picture?
In the spring of ’97, The Pilot—a newspaper put out by the Boston Archdiocese—ran an ad for preneed funeral insurance for the Forethought Company, heavily promoted by Loewen-owned funeral homes. Read more
The following is an e-mail sent to FAMSA, posted with permission.
Dear Madam/ Sir,
Following is a copy of a letter I have tried to send to the Georgia Ethics Board. Please read it and let me know if there is anything that I can do to resolve this situation.
Sincerely, Sharon M. Read more
Loewen Vet Scam
On a flyer picked up at the regional VA hospital:
The Military Gardens has been rededicated for veterans ex-service personnel and their families. Veteran space No Charge. Spouse and family members of veterans one half off burial space. Read more
In Ponca City, Oklahoma, Loewen has made a bid to buy a local IOOF Cemetery, currently being run as a nonprofit operation as required by law. The County Commissioners must determine that a sale would not alter the operations before approving such a sale. Read more