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Thursday, September 18, 2008

GV families mandate for more date openings

Glendale News Press reports Grand View families are wanting more date openings at cemetery. more>

"Attorneys representing the families suing owners of Grand View Memorial Park will ask a judge today to mandate the cemetery’s opening to the public for future dates, including Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Attorneys want Judge Anthony Mohr to grant public openings of the Glendale’s oldest cemetery on Oct. 12 and 26, Nov. 9, 23 and 27, Dec. 21 and 25, and Jan. 1 and 6, according to a court report. If granted, the cemetery hours would be from noon to 4 p.m.

“I don’t think that’s going to be a problem,” said Attorney Paul Ayers, who represents the families.

Ayers hasn’t received opposition from cemetery operator Moshe Goldsman about the request for future openings, he said, adding that Goldsman’s attorney David Baum has volunteered at the openings."

September 19, 2008 - Court orders more dates open for cemetery
"A civil court judge on Thursday ordered an additional nine openings at Grand View Memorial Park to allow visitors access to their loved ones’ graves during the holidays.

Judge Anthony Mohr approved the opening of the cemetery on Oct. 12 and 26, Nov. 9, 23 and 27, Dec. 21 and 25, and Jan. 1 and 6, according to a court report. The cemetery will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on those dates.

“It’s been three years that people haven’t been allowed to get out there and visit on the holidays,” said Attorney Mary Der-Parseghian, who represents families suing the cemetery." - Glendale Press


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