Sunday, July 19, 2015
Graveyard Overcrowding Stokes Cremation Debate in Greece
The following article is informative and may help some of you understand circumstances surrounding your own ancestors deaths.
GRAVEYARD OVERCROWDING STOKES CREMATION DEBATE IN GREECE
by Claire Brennan
Published by the BBC News on 3 May 2015
George Vlassis flew almost 500km (310 miles) from Athens to Corfu to bury his father, Alexander. His bones had been packed in a tin container after they were exhumed from a graveyard in Zografou in the Greek capital.