There Are Limits To All Things
Not speaking ill of the dead, is actually part of our old religious heritage, the ones that most of our ancestors followed prior to the arrival of missionaries of any type. It, like many funeral traditions, was predicated on calming the spirits of the departed.
Amazingly enough, it is the death of those whose spirits would be thought to be the most evil and vindictive that cause the prohibition to be shattered.
I won’t join in, but the world is truly a better place when some people are no longer a part of it.