Who is the burial service?

Some articles on burial service, service, burial:

Funerals in Contemporary North America and Europe - Traditional Funerals - Burial Service
... A burial service, conducted at the side of the grave, tomb, mausoleum or cremation, at which the body of the decedent is buried or cremated at the conclusion ... Sometimes, the burial service will immediately follow the funeral, in which case a funeral procession travels from the site of the memorial service to the burial site ... In some other cases, the burial service is the funeral, in which case the procession might travel from the cemetery office to the gravesite ...

Famous quotes containing the words service and/or burial:

    The gods’ service is tolerable, man’s intolerable.
    Plato (c. 427–347 B.C.)

    I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day,
    I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away,
    And, turning from my nursery window, drew
    A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu!
    William Cowper (1731–1800)