I95 Street Journal
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey family wants answers after discovering the wrong body in a casket that should have contained their mother, who died unexpectedly while on vacation in St. Maarten.
Judi Tymon and her family discovered another woman’s body in the casket at a New Jersey funeral home last month. The body of her mother, Margaret Porkka, had been prepared at a funeral home on the island.
“My husband and I were the first people to go up to the casket on the day of the wake, and we get there and I said to my husband, ‘Jim, oh my gosh, this does not look like Mom at all,'” Tymon told 1010 WINS.
“I looked up, and I was like, ‘Good God, are you kidding me?’ I was stunned,” Tymon’s sister, Lisa Kondvar, of Warwick, R.I., told The Associated Press.
The family proceeded with the wake, with…
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