Ashes

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Officer Finds Woman’s Ashes In Stolen Car, Returns Them To Husband

A San Francisco police officer in the city’s Richmond District helped reunite a man with his stolen vehicle containing the ashes of his deceased wife Monday.

05/04/2015

Urn similar to the one containing ashes. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Burglary Victim Left Distraught After Urn Containing Mother’s Ashes Stolen In San Francisco Burglary

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an urn that was stolen during a residential burglary in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood in February.

03/11/2015

Earl Johnson III looking at the urn holding his father's ashes. (CBS)

Bay Area Man Reunited With Dad’s Urn, 8 Years After It Goes Missing

A Bay Area man is finally able to lay his dad to rest. He was able to recover the urn containing his father’s ashes, eight years after it went missing.

01/22/2015

Richie Havens (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Richie Havens’ Ashes Scattered Across 1969 Woodstock Site

The late singer was the first act at Woodstock and his performance of “Freedom” was a highlight of the concert…

08/19/2013

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Antioch Mother Pleads For Return Of Baby’s Stolen Ashes

An Antioch woman whose home was robbed is pleading with the thieves to return just one item: a silver urn that contains her baby’s ashes.

11/16/2012

church, Urn, funeral, ashes, remains, Christ Episcopal Church

Last Of Ashes Stolen From Alameda Church Recovered

Police have located what appears to be the last of the ashes of an Alameda man whose remains were inside urns stolen from a church just before his funeral.

CBS San Francisco–04/26/2011

church, Urn, funeral, ashes, remains, Christ Episcopal Church

Cremated Remains Stolen From Alameda Church Partially Recovered

Police have recovered some of the cremated remains of a man that had been stolen from an Alameda church over the weekend, police said.

03/09/2011

church, Urn, funeral, ashes, remains, Christ Episcopal Church

Urns Containing Man’s Remains Stolen From Alameda Church

A widow arranging a memorial service for her deceased husband is without his ashes after a thief entered an East Bay church and stole a backpack containing the remains.

CBS San Francisco–03/07/2011