News outlet the Thai Daily News reported that the abbot of Wat Theraplai in Suphanburi, Phra Khru Phisutthirattanaporn, told them they were holding a cremation ceremony for a father and son who died the same day from Covid19.
The father was 77, the 130 kilo son was only 49 years old.
This temple is known for providing free coffins and services to the poor in the past decade, especially in this pandemic there is a lot of occupation by the people there.
In organizing the funeral, help was sought from the local government and health authorities, the abbot said.
He took the opportunity to solicit donations from Buddhist devotees so that those in need can have a respectful cremation.
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