August 23, 2012
Ninety-four years-old and still lively, Marjorie Berger made decisions now so her funeral arrangements could be put to rest for her family.
"Because I didn't want to leave them a bunch of trouble," Marjorie says. "I wanted to know it would be paid for, and the kids wouldn't have any problems."
However, Marjorie wound up with a problem anyway. She spent $9,000 dollars on a funeral package from Lohman Funeral Home in Ormond Beach, including a vault at Volusia Memorial Park.
Days later, Marjorie remembered she had already bought a vault directly from the same Volusia cemetery 35 years ago, in 1977. "I had put the papers away I had kept from my first husband," Marjorie explains. "And there it was in black and white that I had bought and paid for the vault."
Marjorie's daughter Marcie was excited to hear that news, "And I said, 'well great! Did you call Lohman's?' She said, 'Yes, but they're not going to do anything.'" Marcie recalls, "because they claim it was after 30 days after she signed the contract."
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