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Funeral director Douglas T. Boyer has been serving the New Bloomfield, PA area for the past 37 years. More and more families are having trouble paying their funeral bills and the state does not assist them. "We've never turned anyone away for lack of payment, not ever, the funeral home just loses that income", said Boyer. With a basic casket and burial plot costing $6,000 - $8,000 and cremation $1,500, Boyer says more and more funeral homes are saying no to payments. JUSTIN A. SHAW/The Patriot-News
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Funeral director Douglas T. Boyer has been serving the New Bloomfield, PA area for the past 37 years. More and more families are having trouble paying their funeral bills and the state does not assist them. "We've never turned anyone away for lack of payment, not ever, the funeral home just loses that income", said Boyer. With a basic casket and burial plot costing $6,000 - $8,000 and cremation $1,500, Boyer says more and more funeral homes are saying no to payments. JUSTIN A....
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