Awkward Dealing with Ex-Wife

I had the misfortune of being at a funeral where all the ex-wives of my mother-in-law’s sons were at the funeral. This mind you with the current wives being there too, including me! During the time of my MIL’s illness, my husband and I took her into our home and I cared for her along […]

Nasty Text Message after My Husband’s Funeral

Funeral upsets should be a category. It’s been four months and I’m still upset. My husband died after a long illness wherein I singlehandedly took care of him and went to work everyday. No one offered to help ease my stress with a night out or anything. So he was failing fast and I finally […]

Awkward Photo Shoot

This is not so much a topic of bad funeral cause it was the events after the service that I felt made for a bad funeral. My husbands ex wife came to the memorial service (divorced 22 years ago). We were married 17 years. After the service the ex wife had photos taken of her […]

Brawl Ends With Misdirected Punch – Or Was It?

It was a huge funeral, and the sons of the dead man were dead drunk. I was directing the rosary that evening, and one of the grandsons told me that his uncles were about to start a brawl in the family room. The family room has a glass wall opening onto a patio, and a […]