Walmart Really Does Have Everything

Walmart has started carrying caskets online. This in response to Costco offering caskets on their website. Walmart has a selection of 14 caskets as well as a variety of urns for the cremated. Pat Lynch, of the National Funeral Home Director's Association, isn't worried. He says that online retailers don't offer one important thing funeral homes do, the comfort of human contact at a difficult time. I don't know, I think I could call a friend for human contact after saving a couple hundred dollars online. Still, it does have the creepy factor, shopping for a casket at Walmart's website.
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     Posted By: patty - Fri Oct 30, 2009
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i wonder if the smiley will have tears on his face while dropping the price on the caskets and urns. :down:
maybe walmart could sell plots on their parking lots and then repave. then each parking place would have a name on it in honor of the deceased buried under it. that beats sharing.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 10/30/09 at 05:58 PM
I checked out the urns and found out that they won't accept returns! It's mail order and I thought the law says we have 30 days?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/31/09 at 12:12 AM
probably because human remains are concidered a bio-hazard.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 10/31/09 at 12:40 AM
Nope! But they'll sell you caffeine!

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Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/31/09 at 10:07 AM
Yup! #1 item on the list is the Regal Wide Body Steel Casket. Now that's service.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/31/09 at 01:02 PM
Ii wonder if they have caskets with pockets for the 'gift' left by the berieved. you know the stuff some people stick in the casket at calling hours.(kind of a redneck thing)
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 10/31/09 at 02:01 PM
most excellent proofreader!!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 11/02/09 at 10:52 PM
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