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mortuary

mawr chooh e ree

  • n  a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of death
  • a  of or relating to a funeral

  • Services for Dunham have not been announced, and the Honolulu mortuary handling the arrangements, Borthwick Mortuary, has not returned phone calls.
  • On May 8, a team of Russian forensic experts performed autopsies in a Berlin hospital mortuary.
  • He spent two tours in Iraq working in "mortuary affairs," a job that took him all over the country to search for, recover and clean up the remains of fallen soldiers one of the .
News & Articles

  • Obituaries for June 12
    Mateo D. Balinbin Jr., aka Bradda Boy, 40, of Pahoa, died Monday, May 20, at home in Nanawale Estates. Born in Waianae and raised on the Big Island, he was a former employee of Hilo Termite. His pastimes included picking opihi, driving his truck, riding his dirt bike, playing ukulele and talking on his CB Radio. Friends may call Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; Visitation from 5-7 p.m ...
    June 12, 2013 - Hawaii Tribune-Herald
  • Palm Mortuaries accepting worn, damaged flags for Flag Day
    All Palm Mortuary locations in Southern Nevada are collecting worn, torn and faded American flags to retire ceremoniously in honor of Flag Day, June 14.
    June 10, 2013 - KTNV Las Vegas
  • Pending notice: Patricia E. Woodfill, 98, Brownsdale
    Patricia E. Woodfill, 98, of Brownsdale, Minn., died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are pending with Clasen-Jordan Mortuary.
    June 10, 2013 - Austin Daily Herald
Quotes

  • Sharon Osbourne in Lancashire Evening Post
    Osbourne adds: "When you sing, you have that mortuary look on your face, you sing nicely together but it's so depressing."
  • Brendan Nelson in Advertiser Adelaide
    He was transferred to a US military mortuary then subsequently to a civilian mortuary,Dr Nelson said on ABC radio. "He was at all times appropriately identified by the Australian Defence Force and Australian army. He was accompanied by one...
  • Dr Jim Yong Kim in Boston Globe
    The medical institutions are often bankrupt and devoid of intellectual stimulation,Kim said, "and young physicians will say, `I trained to be a doctor, not a mortuary attendant.' "

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