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Grieving Families Protest ‘Duplicitous’ Website That Reposts Death Notices To Sell Flower Deliveries

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jul 12, 2018
 

An Alberta man who, on the advice of doctors, is trying to keep news of his father’s death from his dementia-stricken mother, is the latest grieving family member to complain about a new website that reposts online obituaries alongside ads for flower deliveries.

His fear is that a bouquet and card will show up on his mother’s doorstep, and thus interrupt the delicate balance of what she knows about her husband, what she is capable of understanding through her dementia, and how it will affect her.

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