mortician mortician  /mɔr ˈtɪ ʃən/


  • (n) one whose business is the management of funerals


  1. He watched a mortician try to patch together their facial features so their uncles could identify them.
  2. It is a triumph of the mortician's art.


  1. Jury convicts man in Hilo hammer attack

    A Big Island jury returned a verdict Thursday in the case of a former mortician accused of trying to kill a Hilo merchant with a hammer in 2011.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KITV Honolulu

  2. Diego found guilty in hammer beating

    A former mortician has been convicted of a near-fatal hammer attack on a downtown Hilo coin merchant exactly two years after the beating occurred. A Hilo Circuit Court jury on Thursday found 70-year-old Robert Diego guilty of attempted second-degree murder and first-degree robbery for the June 13, 2011, attack on 67-year-old Donald Nigro at the victim’s Hualalai Street apartment.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: West Hawaii Today

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tangible tangible
/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /