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Funeral home offers 'drive-through' viewings for mourners in a hurry

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Posted at 9:12 AM, Oct 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-01 11:02:32-04

A funeral home in Michigan wants to make sure people who are unable to exit a vehicle or are just plain in a hurry still have the opportunity to attend a funeral.

How?

The Paradise Funeral Chapel has a drive-through window.

The idea to marry fast food with funerals came to Ivan Phillips, the chapel owner, last year when he heard that a disabled woman was unable to attend her husband's funeral.

His answer was the drive-through funeral, a way to pay your respects to the deceased without ever leaving your car.

According to the website for Paradise Funeral Chapel, it also offers live-stream video services of funerals for those who are out of town.

Read more on this story from Roadtrippers.com.