How does mail disappear into thin air?
That’s the question four GTA residents want answered after four envelopes addressed in their names — and containing a total of about $80,000 in bank drafts — allegedly vanished after being dropped off at a Canada Post facility in Coldwater, Ont., in late July.
Jennifer Taylor, 41, who lives just north of Oshawa, was one of four beneficiaries identified in Lorrainne Pearce’s will to receive a cut of $80,000 left behind. Pearce, a.k.a. “Buttercup the Clown,” was a professional clown who died of cancer at age 66 in early 2011.
Earlier this summer, however, Buttercup the Clown’s act of posthumous generosity hit a snag when the mailed envelopes containing all four bequests went missing.