A widow has decided to auction off the burial plot of her husband to pay off her mortgage.
Press Release Service – Wired PR News – A widow has placed an advertisement for her husband’s burial plot in The Westwood Village Memorial Park, located above iconic actress Marilyn Monroe, for sale on eBay. As reported by Reuters, Elsie Poncher is set to place the tomb currently occupied by her late husband up for auction to pay her mortgage off.
The advertisement is quoted by Reuters as stating, “Here is a once in a lifetime and into eternity opportunity to spend your eternal days directly above Marilyn Monroe… In fact the person occupying the address right now is looking face down on her.”
Poncher, whose husband died in 1986, is quoted in the report as stating to the Los Angeles Times of her decision to sell the plot to raise money for her mortgage, “I can’t be more honest than that… I want to leave it free and clear for my kids.”
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