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Moundsville widow alleges memorial service providers breached contract


By Philip Gonzales | Sep 4, 2018

Contract 10

MOUNDSVILLE — A Moundsville widow is suing memorial service providers, alleging breach of contract and negligence.

Constance L. Thayer filed a complaint in Marshall Circuit Court against Moreland Burial Vault Company and/or Moreland Vault Company LLC, alleging they failed to install a memorial headstone in a workmanlike manner.

According to the complaint, on April 12, 2017, Thayer contracted the defendants for the engraving and installation of a memorial headstone for her late husband, Delno Thayer, who died April 1, 2017.. The suit says the defendants failed to engrave and to provide memorial headstone in a timely manner. 

Thayer says as a result of the defendants' reckless conduct, she suffered serious psychic and emotional injury. 

Thayer seeks trial by jury, damages in excess of $75,000, punitive damages, with interest, court costs and all other just and proper relief. She is represented by attorney Shane M. Mallett of Mallett Law Offices in Wheeling.

Marshall Circuit Court case number 18-C-137

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