funeral home

Definitions

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

In literature:

We hurried on the funeral that I might go home with Cousin Frank that evening.
"When Grandmamma Was New" by Marion Harland
After the funeral of Mrs. Medway, Edward conducted Mr. Medway and Sara to their new home at Limonar.
"Little Bobtail" by Oliver Optic
A battle to a regiment in the field is a good deal like a funeral in a family at home.
"How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion or, The Funny Experiences of a Raw Recruit - 1887" by George W. Peck
I brought the body home, but mother could not come to the funeral.
"Margarita's Soul" by Ingraham Lovell
A few days after this funeral, little Ruth coming home from school, found the Rector in earnest conversation with her grandfather.
"Stories of Many Lands" by Grace Greenwood
On our way home we met a negro funeral.
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
In due time, the funeral train of Lady Cecil prepared to escort the corpse to its final home.
"The Buccaneer" by Mrs. S. C. Hall
In the meantime the wicked step-mother was waiting at home for news of the girl's death, and preparing pancakes for the funeral feast.
"The Yellow Fairy Book" by Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
He had at length come home from one of these funerals with pains in his back and limbs, and the various familiar accompaniments.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
The daughter-in-law had gone home to get ready for the funeral.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Of course I went home to the funeral, but I didn't stay; I couldn't.
"Exit Betty" by Grace Livingston Hill
His body was brought home for burial and there was a grand funeral in Siebenbergen.
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
Heppner, of course, remained at home for the funeral, and Kaeppchen meanwhile took over his duties as sergeant-major.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
When they came home from the funeral Mick was ill, and had to be put to bed.
"The Weans at Rowallan" by Kathleen Fitzpatrick
I have said the funeral passed much as at home.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
He had gone home before her father's funeral.
"Belford's Magazine, Volume II, No. 8, January, 1889" by Various
But after his father's death, he returned home to attend the funeral; but not a tear fell from his eyes.
"Wondrous Love" by Dwight Moody
They said nothing on the way home in the dark, they might have been coming from a funeral.
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
The funeral ceremonies being ended, I returned home, hoping to enjoy some repose after the long annoyance from these negroes.
"Journal of Voyages" by Jacob Dunham
Stone took them to his master, who sent for me when I came home after the funeral.
"Where the Path Breaks" by Charles de Créspigny
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In poetry:

And the songs, like funeral dirge,
In music soft and low,
Sing round the graves, whilst hot tears surge
From hearts that are homes of woe.
"Sentinel Songs" by Abram Joseph Ryan
Were it mine I would close the shutters,
Like lids when the life is fled,
And the funeral fire should wind it,
This corpse of a home that is dead.
"The Dead House" by James Russell Lowell
The heroes return’d from the well-foughten field,
And bore home Sir Frovin’s corse, laid on a shield;
Sad sight for the maid! but she still was alert,
And sew’d round the body the funeral shirt:
"May Asda (From The Danish Of Oehlenslaeger)" by George Borrow
The funeral service was certainly very nice-
Which was by the request of Princess Beatrice-
Which was the rendering of Sullivan's anthem, "Brother, before us thou art gone"-
I hope unto thy heavenly home.
"The Funeral of the Late Prince Henry of Battenberg" by William Topaz McGonagall
Behind you must you leave your home and land and wife so dear,
And of the trees, except the hated cypresses, you rear,
And which around the funeral piles as signs of mourning grow,
Not one will follow you, their short-lived master, there below.
"To Postumus" by Roswell Martin Field

In news:

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 1PM at Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel with Rev.
Funeral services will be held 2 pm Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 at Hunter Funeral Home for Mr Trusty , 69, of Watertown.
Funeral services will be held at 7 pm Monday at Miller-Roscka Funeral Home in Monticello with Jerry Cook and the Rev.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, Oct 18, at 10 am at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.
Funeral service will be 11 am Monday, October 22 at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm with Pastor Josh Toufar officiating.
She is at the Bannan Funeral Home where friends may call on Wednesday from 2-8 pm Visitation will continue on Thursday at St Paul Lutheran Church from noon until time of funeral service at 1 pm with Rev.
30 am until time of funeral service 1:30 pm Friday at Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton.
Funeral services celebrating the life of William James Druding Sr. Will be held at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone on Saturday, Oct 20.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 am, Friday, July 6, at the Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in.
Resthaven Gardens of Memory Funeral Home told The Associated Press his funeral will be this Saturday.
Arrangement are pending from Hardin County Funeral Services, Cox Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 8 pm Monday, Nov 5, in White Chapel Funeral Home, 197 South St, Auburn.
North Lawrence – Funeral services for Randall N Aiken , will be Friday at 11am at the Hammill Funeral Home in St Regis Falls, where visitation will be held Thursday from 5 to 9.
Funeral services will be at 10 am Friday at the funeral home chapel.
Visitation will be held at the Bannan Funeral Home on Saturday from 12 pm until time of funeral service at 2 pm with Rev.
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