Lady Bans Family Members from Attending Her Funeral, Publishes Exclusive List of 15 People for Own Obituary

Lady Bans Family Members from Attending Her Funeral, Publishes Exclusive List of 15 People for Own Obituary

  • A woman named Maria Paz Fuentes Fernandez has placed a ban on her family members from coming to her funeral
  • Maria instead released and published an exclusive list of 15 people who are permitted to come pay their last respects to her
  • Maria penned a heart-touching statement as she gave reasons for her actions and attitude towards her family

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A woman has barred members of her family from coming anywhere her funeral.

The woman named Maria Paz Fuentes Fernandez, according to, made this known in her will.

Woman stops members of her family from coming to her funeral, gives list of those who can
Maria said only the 15 guests she listed are allowed to grace the occasion Photo Credit:
Source: UGC

In an obituary that was published in El Progreso newspaper in Lugo, Galicia of Spain, the woman released an exclusive list of 15 guests who are welcomed to grace her funeral wherever it will be held.

Maria explains why she banned her family from funeral

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The Spanish lady, who passed away on June 2, had in a written will that, according to, explained the reasons for barring her family.

Maria stated that her family had distanced themselves from her and not cared for a long while.

She thought there wasn't any need to have them grace her burial when she died.

"Since my family has not been by blood for a long time, I declare in my last will and testament that only the people mentioned below can attend my funeral service, be it at the funeral parlour, church or cemetery.
"...To everyone else who never cared during my life, I want you to carry on living far away from me, just like you were before."

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Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that a Nigerian man had built his own grave and celebrated burial before his death.

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The 73-year-year-old, in an interview with BBC Pidgin, said he made the necessary preparations for his death three years ago when he marked his 70th birthday anniversary.

According to the septuagenarian, he has also written his wills. Usoro, however, said he keeps updating it to "keep up with time".

"I have written my will and will continuously update it to keep up with time. I have built my grave. It is a 9 by 9 feet deep grave. I have also built a mausoleum around it," Usoro said.
"My friend went with me to the coffin site to see the one that I liked. He decided to buy for me. As somebody who is a chief, there are things you have to do before you die or they do after you die," he added.

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