SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) – Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley has had its license suspended.
The license board found several violations during an inspection on Wednesday. A body was not properly embalmed, another body was found wrapped in blankets and decomposing, two more bodies were not in a proper refrigeration unit. Another body was found in their garage.
According to court documents, a total of nine deceased bodies were improperly cared for. Owner William Ryder is due in court on June 6th to answer to these charges.