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Pastor Moodley’s family owes the funeral parlour R100k. Image: DALL·E 2 (AI generated).

Family of pastor who failed to resurrect owes funeral home R100k

The family of the pastor whose body was held on ice for over 500 days as they waited for him to resurrect now owes the funeral home R100k.

Funeral home pastor moodley

Pastor Moodley’s family owes the funeral parlour R100k. Image: DALL·E 2 (AI generated).

Just a couple of weeks ago, South Africans were left shaken after various reports revealed how the family of Gauteng pastor Siva Moodley refused to bury him after his wife allegedly had a dream that he would resurrect. The family waited for almost two years for the resurrection which never came. And now the funeral home that was in charge of keeping the man’s body and doing the burial is demanding that R100k be paid for the services.

According to reports, the family is now expecting to fork up the R100k to the Roodepoort-based funeral home.

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Funeral home demands R100k from family of pastor who didn’t resurrect

In August 2021, pastor Siva Moodley died. Instead of a dignified send-off, his body was left at a funeral home for almost two years.

The pastor’s wife reportedly asked the Martin’s Funerals Roodepoort funeral home to keep her husband’s body because she had a dream that he would resurrect.

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The family waited and waited for the resurrection that never came and eventually this year decided to bury their loved one.

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The pastor’s body was laid to rest via a court order – Photo: SIva Moodley / Facebook

And now the funeral home has come forward to demand payment for their services.

The amount in question is R100k.

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An expensive miracle

The funeral home says the amount is for storing his body in a casket at a refrigerated mortuary in Johannesburg for almost two years.

TimesLive previously revealed that the funeral home owners were forced to get a court order to proceed with the burial after the family members stopped taking their calls.

After getting the court papers, pastor Moodley was buried at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg.

According to News24, there were around 60 of his friends and family in attendance.

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