Pennsylvania man killed by his dead mother-in-law

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Wainegro, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. Wainegro

    Wainegro Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    15,794
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    1,938
    Likes Received:
    3,160
    [​IMG]
    A Pennsylvania man who basically died at the hands of his dead mother-in-law Monday will reportedly be laid to rest this week "right in front" of the spot where she killed him.
    Ed Kublius, a caretaker at the St. Joseph's Cemetery, tells WNEP 74-year-old Stephen Woytack and his wife, Lucy, liked to visit the cemetery every Easter to pay their respects. Kublius was working nearby Monday when Woytack—tending to his mother-in-law's gravesite—got trapped underneath her gravestone. Via the Times-Tribune:
    Stephen and Lucy Woytack were attaching a religious ornament to the stone when it toppled, pinning Mr. Woytack underneath, according to Lackawanna County Coroner Tim Rowland. The warmer weather "made the terrain, monument and its base unstable," Mr. Rowland said in an emailed press release Monday. The coroner listed the manner of death as accidental.
    For years, cemetery caretaker Ed Kubilus saw the Woytacks when they visited the gravesite, and he said he knew Mr. Woytack well. After the stone fell on her husband, Mrs. Woytack found Mr. Kubilus on the other side of the cemetery. He called police and rushed to the gravesite, where he tried to lift the 300- to 400-pound granite block, but couldn't. Police arrived a few minutes later, but by then it was too late, he said.
    Kublius told the Times-Tribune shifting gravestones can be an issue in the spring when the ground begins to thaw out.
    "It's just a freak thing that happened," he told the paper. "It's heartbreaking."
     
  2. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    233,376
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    124,183
    Likes Received:
    45,101
    read that earlier. :owned:
     
    Lemmy and DarkFriday like this.
  3. freds

    freds no mayo VIP

    Reputations:
    209,748
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    64,754
    Likes Received:
    30,246
    the Mother in law was black.
     
  4. Wainegro

    Wainegro Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    15,794
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    1,938
    Likes Received:
    3,160
     
  5. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

    Reputations:
    350,266
    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2010
    Messages:
    185,870
    Likes Received:
    68,586
    Everyone is a reporter in here :wtf:
     
  6. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

    Reputations:
    166,345
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    82,911
    Likes Received:
    29,130
  7. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Maker of Lists Gold

    Reputations:
    248,498
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2010
    Messages:
    48,582
    Likes Received:
    47,365
    [VIDEO]
     
    Tovahund and Dream Theater like this.
  8. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    921,725
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    23,874
    Likes Received:
    20,107
    Cemeteries are bullshit.
     
  9. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    921,725
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    23,874
    Likes Received:
    20,107
    The Zoroastrians are the only ones who do it right.
     
  10. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus! Gold

    Reputations:
    58,503
    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2011
    Messages:
    120,890
    Likes Received:
    24,041
    @Gitfiddle
     
  11. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    921,725
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    23,874
    Likes Received:
    20,107
    Those headstones cost more than a decent car. The casket, which sits out for what? 3 days? another couple grand, then into the dirt like garbage. Then long, long after anyone who gives a shit is gone, your casket and corpse pumped full of hazardous waste will just be starting to break down in the earth, still taking up space that could be used for something more worthwhile.
     
  12. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

    Reputations:
    147,823
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2012
    Messages:
    31,616
    Likes Received:
    26,999
    They have a propensity to violence even when dead. :grad:
     
  13. ViolentDiarrhea

    ViolentDiarrhea Active Member

    Reputations:
    12,721
    Joined:
    May 11, 2012
    Messages:
    815
    Likes Received:
    248
    ya'l tak funy
     
  14. Dream Theater

    Dream Theater DAWGS E-BULLY Squad Gold

    Reputations:
    220,962
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    26,956
    Likes Received:
    46,606
  15. redshirt

    redshirt Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    25,761
    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    5,639
    Likes Received:
    4,806
    Someone here posted a vid of a Tibetan buddhist sky burial which involved vultures picking corpses clean in minutes, which sounds about the same as Zoroastrians. Anyway, agreed.
     
    XuXu likes this.