Saturday, January 22, 2005


Check for ‘Passed Away’ nets apology

`State government officials who sent a benefits check payable to “Mrs. Passed Away” to the family of a deceased woman said they want to apologize for their mistake in person.

The father of a 15-year-old boy who opened the letter said the family initially believed the check was a “sick joke,” until they realized it was accompanied by official government letterhead [..]’

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