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God rest his/her/their soul

May this person find peace in the afterlife. My dear father, God rest his soul, worked his whole life so that we would have the opportunities he never had growing up.
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God rest someone's soul.

May God bless a previously mentioned person who has died. I remember what my mother, God rest her soul, used to say about that.
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Our wise leadership established this Prize in honour of our late founding father, Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul.
When I first came across from Northern Ireland I sat down with Keith, God rest his soul, and he said 'you will do it'," said McAuley, who only turned professional four years ago.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all, and may God rest his soul in peace.
In the presence of officials of the Palestinian Authority, the Governor of Jenin, Mr Qaddoura Mousa, the Local Community Representative, Mr Adnan Al Hindi, and UNRWA's Director for the West Bank, Barbara Shenstone, Mr Grandi spoke warmly of Sheikh Ahmed's generosity and that of his family and country, recalling that the Zayed Foundation generously funded the expansion of the Jenin School for Boys in 2008, along with the rehabilitation of four other schools in the West Bank, that it was Sheikh Ahmed's father, His Highness Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan, God rest his soul, who generously funded the rebuilding of Jenin Camp which was completed in 2005, and that the UAE Red Crescent, under the direction of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed, was a regular benefactor of the Agency.
That's what my daddy, God rest his soul, made me do, and I thank him for it.
But they hadn't yet displayed the body of Brother Willie Youngblood who, God rest his soul, you know by now was called home by his Maker early yesterday morning while he lay sleeping.
The late king, God rest his soul, had a vision for social change that was deeper and more thorough than most people had in mind.
May God rest his soul," one former inmate now living in Istanbul told the BBC.