Definition of funeral service in English:

funeral service


  • A religious service held before a person's burial or cremation.

    ‘her funeral service will be held on Friday, at St Oswald's Parish Church’
    • ‘The forms of funeral services remain the same regardless of the cause of death.’
    • ‘The majority of Kenyans practice Christian burials and funeral services.’
    • ‘And then Friday morning will be the national funeral service at the National Cathedral.’
    • ‘Following a funeral service at home, the family shipped his body to Cincinnati for cremation.’
    • ‘Her funeral service was conducted in the Quaker way in a Catholic church.’
    • ‘The funeral service was filled with the gospel music he loved.’
    • ‘Usually, a large picture of the deceased is on display at the funeral service.’
    • ‘The family is planning their own funeral service or some sort of memorial service.’
    • ‘Whether or not you are able to attend the funeral service yourself, consider sending flowers to the home of the bereaved.’
    • ‘Although she maintained her composure during the wake and funeral service, she felt terribly lost.’