PUTTING THE FUN IN FUNERAL
The story centers around the Bellenasto and the Garrison families who were once close to each other, but they have drifted apart over the years. The families are unexpectantly brought back together when each have a family member die at the same time. In order to save money and time, both families decide to have their funeral services on the same day. Fortunately for them, the funeral home they chose is owned by Marshall Causeway whose business is struggling to survive. In order to get their business, Marshall makes the families a really good deal to beat his competitor - the big corporate funeral company of Burroughs and Burroughs Funeral Emporium. He promises each family as part of his new business plan to put the FUN back into FUNeral. What is discovered as the story unfolds is that the Bellenasto’ s deceased patriarch had an affair with the Garrison family’s matriarch. To make things more complicated, prior to getting married, the widow (Shelly) and widower (Stanley) were in a relationship. Between Marshall trying to put the FUN in FUNeral and the bickering of the families, something will eventually have to give in this humorous macabre situation. Will the families be able to forgive their deceased? Will the Causeway Funeral home be able to thrive in the new world? Will Shelly and Stanley pick up where they left off now their spouses have kicked the bucket? What other family secrets will fall out of the closet?