funeral church

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Noun1.funeral church - a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respectsfuneral church - a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
dead room, morgue, mortuary - a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
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Following the funeral church mass, dignitaries and friends of the late Nassib Lahoud gave words of praise in his memory, describing the favorable characteristics he always demonstrated throughout his lifetime; namely his integrity, clear conscience, transparency, honesty, strong ethical and moral values, high sense of national belonging and social service, valuable contribution to Lebanese political and parliamentary life, strong defense of human rights, democracy, freedom, courage in combating corruption and fighting for the sake of human dignity and decent living.
Stephen's Boyzone pals looked drawn and exhausted yesterday as they arrived at the funeral church in the tough Sheriff Street neighbourhood where he was raised.
The reproductions of memorabilia, from turn-of-the century post cards and photos, to first All-American Wear Schoonover's National Football Hall of Fame certificate, to a Frisco Lines train ticket from Fayetteville for a 1930s game in Fort Smith with SMU--"Plenty of time for celebrations before and after the game," the ticket tells us--to even the funeral church bulletin of longtime UA coach Fred Thomsen are striking mementos, and they jump right out of the book into your hands, adding to the experience of sitting down and reliving all that is Razorback football.