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Cory Monteith

Cremated

Father 'Devastated'

7/17/2013 12:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Cory Monteith
's body was cremated Tuesday in Vancouver following a private viewing with his family and girlfriend Lea Michele, TMZ has learned -- but Cory's father wasn't invited ... and he's heartbroken.

Cory's dad Joe Monteith -- who is divorced from Cory's mom Ann -- tells TMZ ... he was informed of the cremation after the fact, adding he's "totally devastated" he didn't get a chance to see Cory's body.

We're told Cory's body was released yesterday to his mom, and she decided to hold a viewing at the hospital with Lea and Cory's brother Shaun. Following the viewing, we're told Cory's mom decided to have him cremated.

Cory's dad tells us, "I always loved both my sons and am going to miss Cory very very much. I'm saddened at the fact that I couldn't have been there to see my son before he was cremated."

As for Cory's alleged heroin use ... his dad says he's "shocked."

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INTHEZONE    

roll me up and smoke me when i'm dead

277 days ago
2.

Bubbie    

Good to hear they didn't WASTE good ground on him.

277 days ago
3.

barf    

What a bitter ending to a promising life...

277 days ago
4.

jay26mc    

That's awful that his mother would do that without allowing his father to see him first.

277 days ago
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FUT THE SHUCK UP    

That mother better have a damn good reason for not inviting the dad to the viewing before having him cremated.

277 days ago
6.

Sashatree    

So wrong of the mom to do this. She showed no respect, compassion, consideration or humanity towards her ex-husband, and definitely showed a selfish and cruel side of her personality. She's obviously one nasty woman.

277 days ago
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Truetalk    

A sad ending for Not being involved in your child's life!! NOTE: to all sperm donors out there, get involved in your child's life!!

277 days ago
8.

MIKE    

COLD Bitch!

277 days ago
9.

WLou    

Ridiculous that this woman would do this. So sad to see how bitter people are after they divorce.

277 days ago
10.

pat    

Prety low on the mom's part to do this. Looks like she's a control freak.


Maybe karma will show up.


Wouldn't it be a nice if he left his fortune to his dad?

277 days ago
11.

Donka Do Ball    

Why would he want to see a bloated blue corpse?
I assure you, it wasn't pretty.

277 days ago
12.

ann    

so tragic to lose a life this way.
my condolences to his family,loved ones and friends.
how very sad,and wrong,that his father was denied the right to say goodbye before he was cremated. to be spiteful that way is unforgivable..

277 days ago
13.

bendover    

RIP

277 days ago
14.

zzyzx    

It's just a body, it means nothing when your gone.

277 days ago
15.

Her Imperial and Royal Majesty    

Sounds like she just wanted to get rid of her son as quickly as possible. She probably used a vacuum cleaner to suck the ashes into a bag and throw them out in the next day´s trash.

277 days ago
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