A Hampshire man has elected to bury his mother’s grave in his back garden after being quoted £5,300 for the funeral.
John Wright, 71, described the fees quoted by a local firm for a church burial as “enormous”.
His mother, Lady Margaret Johnson died at the beginning of June at the age of 101, two years after suffering a severe stroke.
Mr Wright then decided to dig a 4 feet deep hole at his home in New Milton near Bournemouth where his mother will be laid to rest. In the meantime, he says he may buy a fridge on eBay to store her body.
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