Reinterment Allowed if No Wrongful Death Action Filed

Husband of decedent was allowed to disinter and reinter the remains of his deceased wife over the objections of the executor of her estate, but only if a wrongful death action was not filed within the statute of limitations or, if filed, the husband successfully defends himself against the wrongful death action.  Douma v. Aiello, 6 Fid.Rep.3d 189 (C.P. Franklin Co. 9/21/2012), aff’d 60 A.3d 563, No. 1837 MDA 2011 (Pa. Super. 2012) (no published opinion).


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