| Jun 13, 2011
| 2:50 PM
H. Florene Gardner, 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 9, 2011, in Camarillo, after a brief illness.
Florene was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma, on August 23, 1922, to Homer and Opal Robb. The family would eventually move to California and...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 7:02 PM
Jury deliberations in the case of a former funeral director began Tuesday.
Marvin Boatright is accused of forging death certificates and stealing money from customers who pre-paid for funerals.
Boatright is also connected to an investigation of a...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:47 AM
A former funeral director charged with forgery and theft, now knows his fate. Marvin Boatright was accused of forging death certificates and stealing money from customers who prepaid for funerals. He was found guilty late Tuesday night on that forgery...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:35 PM
The new owners of a funeral home that had been shut down by the state were confronted with an overwhelming task when almost 200 boxes of ashes were found stashed in the basement, and there's no way to track down loved ones who might want to claim those...
| Aug 27, 2010
A funeral home director accused of stealing the assets of dead people as he removed their bodies from their homes was convicted Thursday of a host of larceny charges and faces two years in prison.
Kevin Riley, owner of Hartford Trade Services, was...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 3:47 PM
Funeral arrangements for fallen IMPD Officer David Moore were released Thursday evening.
Public visitation is scheduled for Monday, January 31, from 2-8 p.m. at Crown Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery.
Officer Moore’s funeral is scheduled for...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Sr. Renate Hayum, SP, died on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 6:35 a.m. at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle, Washington at 80 years of age, after 25 years as a Sister of Providence. The Vigil Service will be on Monday, January 31, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at St....
| Feb 9, 2011
| 5:03 PM
A Kansas City, Missouri, funeral home that is already in trouble with the state for numerous violations is now facing questions about missing money from customers who had purchased so-called 'Pre-Need' packages.
According to state investigators, Marts...
| Feb 15, 2011
Workers late Monday removed a cracked natural gas pipe linked to last week's blast that killed five people and destroyed eight homes in center city Allentown.
At 8:50 p.m., a backhoe with a nylon sling lifted a 4-foot piece of gas main out of a trench...
| Feb 15, 2011
Their computer class needed a jolt of energy, and Allen High School sophomores Katherine Cruz and Jennifer Cespedes devised a way to provide it. After pulling up a YouTube video of a once popular girly song on Cruz's phone, the two belted out an impromptu...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Anne Boyd Lester passed away February 13, 2011, at her home in Bluffton, South Carolina.
She was born on October 4, 1931, to George Tilford Boyd and Clara Mae Davis. She was the youngest of 10 children; 5 brothers and 4 sisters.
After graduating from...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:12 PM
The State of Missouri announced Tuesday it will shut down Mart's Funeral Home in Westport after several violations. The funeral home is set to close March 11.
The owner of the funeral home appeared in court on Tuesday and tried to prove he is making...