Memorial Service

A memorial service is a ceremony held in honor of the dead. The term refers to a funeral service when the body is not present, a religious service held in memory of the dead at specific intervals after the funeral, or it may refer to a public ceremony memorializing a public figure or an event in which more than one person died.

Other articles related to "memorial service, service, memorial":

Air Rhodesia Flight 825 - Reactions - Memorial Service, 8 September 1978
... At a memorial service held on 8 September 1978 for Flight 825's passengers and crew at Salisbury's Anglican Cathedral, about 2,000 people crowded inside, with another 500 ... uniformed Air Rhodesia and South African Airways personnel, as well as Rhodesian Special Air Service soldiers and senior officers from other military units ...
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
... National Fallen Firefighters Memorial since 1990 is officially designated by the United States Congress as the National Memorial to career and volunteer fallen ... in Emmitsburg, Maryland, it was conceived as a tribute to American fire service ... The memorial was constructed in 1981 on the campus of the National Fire Academy ...
Sukhdev Singh Sukha - Arrest and Death - Memorial Service and Subsequent Seizure of The Golden Temple By The Government
... On their memorial service, hundreds of troops and police surrounded the Golden Temple. 300 Sikhs openly resisted the police clampdown and held the 30 minute memorial service inside the complex while chanting slogans hailing the assassins and in ... Police seize of the temple was lifted 3 hours after the memorial service ...
Bertram Fletcher Robinson - Memorial Service
1907, The Reverend Septimus Pennington conducted a memorial service for Robinson at St ... Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was unable to attend either the funeral or the memorial service because he was at that time, busily campaigning for the release ... He did however send a floral tribute to the funeral service in Ipplepen with a message that read "In loving memory of an old and valued friend from Arthur Conan Doyle" ...

Famous quotes containing the words service and/or memorial:

    Barnard’s greatest war service ... was the continuance of full-scale instruction in the liberal arts ... It was Barnard’s responsibility to keep alive in the minds of young people the great liberal tradition of the past and the study of philosophy, of history, of Greek.
    Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

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