dying wish

dying wish

A final wish, desire, or request made shortly before one dies. Her dying wish was to have her ashes scattered at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
See also: dying, wish
References in classic literature ?
It was my father's dying wish that I should try and get it back again whenever I could; it was in his family for five generations.
It was his dying wish that I should appeal to you in their behalf.
Ross Anderson, aged 53, of Medford, Oregon, is fulfilling his mother's dying wish to tour the world by sending her ashes to more than 250 cities, including all the US states and 191 countries.
The prospective grandparents said they were carrying out the dying wish of their daughter.
The 70-year-old rocker has had to cope with L'Wren's feuding sister Jan Shane, who tried to insist it was her dying wish to be laid to rest in Utah beside her Mormon parents.
IT'S five years since Priya and Aaron Chote lost their mum to motor neurone disease, but they have never faltered in carrying out her dying wish that they help other sufferers.
Before she died she told me where she wanted the money to go, so I feel like I've fulfilled her dying wish.
He also donated PS250 to Bodelwyddan mum, Sarah Jones who has been struck down with terminal cancer and expressed a dying wish to spend one last Christmas with her three children.
The Birkenhead-born entertainer had made a pact to fulfill the dying wish of his pal Chrissie by doing his make-up and clothes after he lost his fight with the disease.
The pensioner gave Carol Bowyer, 42, the money and told her the donation was his wife's dying wish.
THE dying wish of a lifelong Blues fan to be buried in his beloved team's new strip is to be granted - thanks to kind-hearted players.
ROYAL Mail bosses have been branded callous after refusing to grant a former worker's dying wish.
BRIDE & DOOM Will Stan get dying wish to wed Cora?
Jak Trueman, 15, fulfilled his dying wish to take his girlfriend Hannah Boyd to their school prom at the weekend.
Fred sadly passed away from old age it was said, but he got his dying wish as he's buried in his shed