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mortuary

a building where dead bodies are kept before cremation or burial

morgue, mortuary

A room or building for the holding and/or identification of dead bodies prior to burial or cremation.
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Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries is the largest Jewish mortuary/cemetery organization in California, serving the full continuum of Jewish observance at its two memorial parks, in Hollywood Hills and in Simi Valley.
They're afraid of retaliation from mortuaries for selling to us,'' Nadan said.
Saying Goodbye Your Way," a new book by John Llewellyn, president and CEO of Forest Lawn(R) Memorial-Parks and Mortuaries, is sparking dialogue across the country as spouses talk to spouses, parents talk to adult children, and as baby boomers broach the subject of funerals with aging parents.
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks and Mortuaries have been serving the greater Los Angeles area for nearly 100 years through its five parks in Long Beach, Cypress, Hollywood Hills, Covina, and Glendale where the company is headquartered.
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks and Mortuaries has been serving the greater Los Angeles area for nearly 100 years through its five parks in Long Beach, Cypress, Hollywood Hills, Covina Hills, and Glendale where the company is headquartered.
The company is now the largest private funeral service company in Utah, with six wholly owned cemeteries and 14 wholly owned mortuaries, marketed as Memorial Estates and other mortuaries such as Deseret, Colonial, Holiday Memorial and Lake Hills.
Forest Lawn(R) Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries, one of the world's best known providers of cemetery and mortuary services, and SupplyAccess, a leading provider of hosted eProcurement solutions, today announced that Forest Lawn has selected the SupplyAccess Commerce Platform(SM) to provide a cost-efficient procurement marketplace to support Forest Lawn's daily operations.
One of the oldest independently owned Los Angeles mortuaries will begin marketing affordable American-made caskets and other funeral merchandise and services via the Internet beginning July 1, 1999.
NASDAQ NMS: STEI) today announced that it has signed agreements to construct and operate three additional mortuaries on land leased from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, bringing to nine the number of mortuaries to be built for the Archdiocese.