Subject: Fw: Memorial stone
Subject: Memorial stone
A woman's husband dies. He only had $20,000 to his name.
After everything is done at the funeral home and cemetery; she tells her
closest friend that there is no money left.
The friend says, "How can that be? You told me he had $20,000 a few days
before he died. How could you be broke, already?"
The widow says, "Well, the funeral cost me $6,000. And of course, I had
to make the obligatory donation for the church and the organist and all.
That was $400 and I spent another $400 for the wake, food and drinks, you
The rest went for the memorial stone."
The friend says, "$13,200 for the memorial stone? My goodness, how big is
The widow says, "Three carats."