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DuchessDisaster Mon 26-Jan-15 13:14:09

that I still get letters and telephone calls for my husband, who has been dead for 11 years?
Just had a call from an agency asking if he was available for work. If only!!!

Chilicosrenegade Mon 26-Jan-15 13:18:51

Oh dear. At least you find it ruefully amusing.

I'm sorry though. Bit of a surprise I expect

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AmyElliotDunne Mon 26-Jan-15 13:20:05

Glad you can see the funny side! flowers

Answered a call at my parents' house one morning asking to speak to my dad, Mr xx.

Replied "No he's been dead for 5 years."

They said "Oh sorry, can I speak to Mrs xx instead?"

"No, she just died this morning". Funeral director had literally just left with mum's body. Worst tele-sales day ever!

I'm sure sure they thought we were making it up, but we all just looked at each other incredulously and laughed! Miss my mum sad

Charingcrossbun Mon 26-Jan-15 13:22:25

I think finding it amusing is the best way and shows inner strength and similar good stuff!
I was not nearly so strong when we used to get cold calls for my deceased brother - used to make me really really cross/tearful. The worst was a letter which came after I had complained addressed to Mr Crossbun (deceased). confused

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