A tree prevents a family from burying their uncle

A tree prevents a family from burying their uncle

A Montreal-area family is in a quandary after learning that their uncle could not be buried as planned at Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery.

Last Tuesday, Denise Loren was to be taken with her parents to her final resting place at this Montreal cemetery.

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But within 24 hours of the funeral, a call came from his daughter-in-law to inform him that it was not possible with a tree.

The latter is actually less than two meters from the grave, preventing the coffin from being buried.

“I’m a little angry! I’m a little sad, because my uncle, his last wish is to be buried with his mother and father. I am not allowed to bury him in his coffin,” Isabel Dumaresk said in an interview with TVA Nouvelles.

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“Where is the respect for the C -te d’Ivoire? Respect for the family, respect for the wishes of the deceased? I’m doing this for him. “

“Our parents, they take the time to buy the land so it’s easier for the family, it’s less inconvenient, and the graveyard is the problem,” Eric Dumaresk said.

Lauren’s family has owned the land for 149 years. Last buried 1998. At that time, Notre-Dame-des-Neiges did not notice that the tomb tree would be detrimental to future operations.

Denise Lorraine had everything ready for burial with her parents. His name is already engraved on the tomb.

To Daniel Granger, spokesman for Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery, Mr. There are two solutions for Lorraine’s family: cremation or land transfer.

“Gray is possible, it’s small, you don’t dig too much. A coffin motivates us to do heavy work, which is not possible, ”he explained.

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“On the other hand, if the family insists, we respect the deceased.

Replacing the land, including the cemetery, can cost up to $ 3000.

– With Kevin Crane-Desmirez

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