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eulogy

a formal speech or piece of writing praising a person or thing, esp a person who has recently died
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Jhustine Batocabe will respond to the eulogies and there will be an Offering of the Legislative Memorabilia.
In some ways, it was a kind of ber activity, too, with Americans needing to feel there was hope for a nation embattled by (and I'm borrowing phrases from various eulogies) cheap rhetoric, the petty and the mean-all references, without naming him, to the incumbent US president.
"The eulogies seemed to be more about how amazing Mr Barton was than about Aunty Kath."
When it was my turn to speak I simply said, 'I feel like I am at my own funeral listening to eulogies about me,' and the people there broke out in laughter.
"It would be a fascinating experience to hear in advance what will be said at our eulogies. Would it match what we see in ourselves?" Huntsman wrote in a 2015 autobiography of the idea of hearing one's own eulogy.
The teachers used their research to create lesson plans, Fallen Hero profiles, and eulogies that are now published on the award-winning website, ABMCeducation.org.
Former US president Bill Clinton, comedian Billy Crystal and sports journalist Bryant Gumbel will offer eulogies for Ali, who died on Friday at age 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
* What a sad edict issued by Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa about the strict guidelines he has set on funeral eulogies (NCR, March 14-27).
Now, Shirley has launched a new website at www.theeulogywriter.co.uk offering eulogies for people who want to present a special, moving tribute at a funeral or memorial service.
Carol DeChant gathers 50 eulogies that mark the passing of Catholics in America, in which we get real glimpses of life's meaning and our own," says the undertaker poet Thomas Lynch in the worth-the-price-of-the-book foreword.
The book concludes with the complete text of four eulogies delivered by Edward Kennedy at services for family members, plus the eulogy delivered by President Obama at Senator Edward Kennedy's funeral service.