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.'
At La Charite, I executed the poor fellow's dying wishes. His mother was away from home, which in a manner was fortunate for me.
A CARER has claimed her dad's dying wish to return to Scotland was thwarted by authorities.
A WOMAN wants to fulfil her ex-husband's dying wish - and be reunited with twins they bought online nearly 20 years ago.
He had expressed his dying wish to meet his kids and wife, which was accepted by the British authorities as they granted the visa to the family.
Rhenzie's sister Rhona, 19, said they kept mum about the murder of their mother because it was her dying wish not to have him arrested for her death.
A MUM'S dying wish to take her children to see the Christmas lights at a garden centre has come true - with the help of charitable Derby people.
The story for Namaste India begins in answer to a mother's dying wish, when Shaily Shergil journeys from her home in Munich, Germany to India in the hope of helping her mother turn a last dream into reality.
THE dying wish of a British former prisoner of war is to be honoured when his ashes are returned home.
Dying wish to marry HOSPITAL staff granted a terminally-ill woman her "dying wish" by helping her to get married.
Marcus Fellows and Linda Carolan Dying wish to marry HOSPITAL staff granted a terminally ill woman her "dying wish" by helping her to get married.
37-year-old Andrzej's dying wish was to be buried in ElblAg in Poland where his husband is originally from.
Fulfilling his dying wish, a man was buried with his car instead of the traditional coffin by his family inChina.