Saturday, September 27, 2003

Cemetery offers free burial plot



The Associated Press

CANTON - A cemetery is offering free burial plots to firefighters, paramedics, police officers and sheriff's deputies. So far one paramedic has taken the offer.

Lou Choffin, a salesman for the Canton Cemetery Association, and General Manager Bob Hogan offerfree plots for veterans at North Lawn, the other cemetery it operates.

So, they set aside an area of West Lawn, enough space to bury 100 people. The value of the plots offered free is up to $350.

Those who accept a plot can buy adjacent sites for a spouse or children.




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