The Imperial County Public Administrator will hold an Indigent Burial Ceremony on Wednesday.
According to Imperial County Public Administrator Rosie Blankenship said that the program is designed to help families who are financially unable to pay for funeral expenses. Decedents who meet the criteria are afforded a dignified burial. Ms. Blankenship said , " Prior to this program , decedent cremains were scattered at sea off the coast of San Diego. Now our deceased will have a beautiful resting place for their loved ones to visit. The ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday , April 17, 2019 at Terrace Park Cemetery on Zenos Road in Holtville. There will be a Benediction by the Rev. Dr. Ron Griffen and a release of butterflies by Border Angels. The public is invited to attend.