scratch_cards_at_funeralScratch-offs instead of flowers? Sounds a little crass — or materialistic — right off the bat.

Except that it’s what Julia Cranny was known for and loved!


“She loved the lottery tickets on birthdays or Sundays and that is what she wanted,” Julia’s daughter Helen told the Meath Chronicle.

The family said that any donations or winnings from scratch cards would be donated to charity.”

No judgement unless you know the insider scoop. This is totally and absolutely what personalizing a goodbye is about. How wonderful for the family to get a massive boatload of scratch-off lottery tickets.

Bring it on.