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Bamboozled: What happens to unused cemetery plots?

Jim Powers comes from a Catholic family that's been pretty good at planning ahead. In 1962, Powers' parents went partners with Powers' aunt uncle on some cemetery plots at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia, a Catholic cemetery operated by Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark. They purchased space for eight people for $600, and they