funeral church

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n funeral church a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
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Usage

In literature:

Mr Vernon read the funeral service appointed by the Church of England for such an occasion.
"Salt Water" by W. H. G. Kingston
Funeral services were celebrated for her in every church in the kingdom.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 1, July, 1863" by Various
His funeral took place on Friday, the 4th of July, at the Temple church.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846" by Various
She decided at last to veil herself heavily and attend the funeral at the church.
"Jennie Gerhardt" by Theodore Dreiser
When she had gone still farther, she came to a church, and there she met a funeral.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
The old woman adopted the attitude used always in church at funerals.
"The Monster and Other Stories" by Stephen Crane
The men executed promptly, carefully, and silently, as one sees things done at a funeral or in church.
"Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6) Experiences Of Si And Shorty On The Great Tullahoma Campaign" by John McElroy
The church where the funeral services were performed was luminous with the whitest blossoms of the luxuriant spring.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 81, July, 1864" by Various
Neither my mother nor Anna Feodorovna went to the funeral services in the church.
"Library of the World's Best literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 12" by Various
He was buried in the church of Santiago, and the Indians fasted from the day of his decease up to the moment of his funeral.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
The funeral was held in the little community church built when the colonists first laid out Maintown.
"The Colonists" by Raymond F. Jones
After a blessing had been pronounced in the church, the funeral-train moved towards the burial-ground.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
As the funeral procession left the church-yard, Cushion-Kate was seen kneeling on her son's grave.
"Landolin" by Berthold Auerbach
The church of Angey is used only very occasionally for weddings and funerals.
"Romanesque Art in Southern Manche: Album" by Marie Lebert
Some of the noblest families might mourn; but the pomp of the funerals in the churches of St. John Lateran and Sta.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 16" by Various
A funeral chant was heard more clearly from the church.
"The Lost Manuscript" by Gustav Freytag
His funeral services were held at the Church of the Trinity, a few days after those of Rossini.
"Great Musical Composers" by George T. Ferris
The funeral of Mr. Jermy and his son took place at Wymondham church, on December 5th.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
A funeral was coming along; it had just turned out of the great church of St. Eloi, at the other corner of the Place.
"Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Howel Prosser, many years ago curate of Aberystruth, late one evening saw a funeral procession going down the church lane.
"British Goblins" by Wirt Sikes
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In poetry:

I am near the grove with grief and despair ;
And the merry marriage bell
That summons thy bride and thee to church,
Will be my funeral knell.
"The Maniac" by Mary Anne Browne
The funeral service began at half-past one o'clock in the afternoon,
And with people the church was filled very soon,
And the coffin was placed in the centre of the platform,
And the lid was covered with wreaths which did the coffin adorn.
"The Death of the Rev. Dr. Wilson" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Funeral services were held Nov 2, at Westfield Creek Baptist Church, Cheraw.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct 23 at the First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji.
Funeral Service will be Monday, October 22, 2012, 11:00 am at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord with Reverend Fredric Hinz officiating.
Funeral services were held Nov 14 at Mahoning United Methodist Church for Merlin "Bo" H. Valot, who passed away Nov 10 at St Elizabeth Medical Center.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 15, 2007 at St Paul's Lutheran Church of Hartley.
Funeral services for Mr Merlon Tesch, 80, of Hartley, will take place at 10:30 am, Friday, June 15, 2007, at St Paul's Lutheran Church of Hartley.
Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Mt Zion AME Church Cemetery of Andrews.
Larry Wade with the Aberdeen Police Department Honor Guard prepares the flag before handing it to Chief Henry Trabert during Tuesday's funeral service for Aberdeen Police Detective Mark Franklin at the Mountain Christian Church.
A Decatur man is arrested for bringing a gun to the wake of one of the victims from last week's funeral shooting at Victory for the World Church in Stone Mountain.
The funeral service begins at 10 am today (Saturday, Feb 26) at Elk River Lutheran Church, 19437 Evans St N.W.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday at St Paul's Lutheran Church with Rev.
Funeral services will be at 11 am Saturday at Ewing Baptist Church, Ewing, Mo.
Funeral service for Neva O Rubel is today, Tuesday, June 12, at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Ruthven.
Visitation will be 5-8 pm today at Osterberg Funeral Home, Jackson, and one hour prior to services at the church.
Funeral service for Michael Nock of Fairmont, MN, and formerly of Emmetsburg, will be at 10:30 am Thursday, March 1, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg.
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