funerals

  1. Swifty

    Funeral Fails & Foul-Ups (Not IHTM)

    Apologies if this is old news because the link is over a year old so has possibly has been posted already (although it's new to me) ... it seem our very own Fortean Times Rev Lionel Fanthorpe was left red faced while conducting a funeral service when a pornographic video was put on by someone by...
  2. JamesWhitehead

    Funeral Strangeness (IHTM)

    Of Phones and Funerals . . . The requiem mass for my late Uncle a few days ago had a moment of high solemnity as the coffin was sprinkled with holy water and fumigated with incense. The silence was rudely interrupted by a mobile phone blaring out the opening of the Mozart 40th. The owner...
  3. escargot

    How I Would Like My Own Funeral

    We had a thread on this but I can't find it. Or if it's still around, how about bumping it? Anyway, I'm not having a funeral. No need. I'll be dead. Instead, I wish to be cremated with no ceremony whatsoever and then my ashes are to be scattered along a beach with those of another beloved...
  4. escargot

    Modern Funeral Customs

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/4417760.stm I like this bit - There are also reports of decidedly un-funereal music. Any other new customs?
  5. A

    Cheeky / Unusual Funerals & Interments

    Putting the fun back into funerals. http://www.cheekyfunerals.com/ Link is dead. No archived version located. - EnolaGaia, August 2018
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