‘When the coffin was carried into the Chapel of Ease there was a howl of derision from the striking gravediggers. They were cheering and clapping and yelling. We were mortified! My late aunt deserved a better send-off than this!’ Judy Andrews told reporters outside the funeral parlour in Quebec.
‘They were waving banners and laughing and pointing. I don’t know whether they deserve better pay and conditions of service, but now, after this display I believe they deserve hanging!’
Co-operative Funeral Services, from the photograph above, appear to have found a solution.