I suspect many cemetery administrators across Australia, especially those responsible for lawn cemeteries, feel empathy with the management at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, which has apologised to visitors who struggled to find their loved ones’ plaques because the grounds were not properly maintained over the Christmas.  period.

 

 

InvoCare’s national general manager for the cemetery and crematoria division Armen Mikaelian is reported in the Liverpool Leader as saying heavy rain and a busy Christmas period resulted in poor maintenance of some sections at the Leppington cemetery. I know what he means; it's usually difficult enough maintaining operational staff levels over the Christmas, let alone to have a drought breaking. We'll all be rooned...

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