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Suit: Bar relatives from visiting those buried in cemetery

Written by The Associated Press | Aug 12, 2016 3:03 AM
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(Reading) --  The owners of a Berks County cemetery are trying to prevent the relatives of those buried there from visiting the graves.

A company owned by Paul and Jean Dovin has filed a lawsuit in county court that says the advertisement for the property in Caernarvon Township failed to inform them the cemetery was active and people were still being buried there.

Relatives say the owners have threatened to call police if they visit loved ones and have warned them that flowers and flags placed on the graves will be removed.

The couple bought the property, known  as Rock Cemetery, in 2010.

The cemetery is the site of an 18th century stone church.

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