pay (one's) last respects

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pay (one's) last respects

To show or express one's respect for someone who has died, especially by attending their funeral, wake, memorial service, etc. Anyone who wishes to pay their last respects to my husband is welcome to do so at the viewing this Saturday, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
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Thousands turned out to pay their last respects to the 34-year-old.
Moreover, lakhs of ordinary people from across the country gathered to pay their last respects for the man they adore.
FRIENDS and fans wishing to pay their last respects to much-loved Evertonian Tony Heslop have been Ttold that club colours will be welcomed at St Peter and Paul's church in Crosby on Friday.
EVENTS 1965: Thousands of people pay their last respects to Britain's greatest wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill who is buried today after a full state funeral.
30 ( ANI ): The body of late actor Farooq Shaikh arrived here late on Monday afternoon and was taken in an ambulance to his residence for people from all walks of life, including from the entertainment industry, to pay their last respects.
The parents of leukaemia victim Lea Joven are to visit her birthplace in the Philippines today to pay their last respects.
The President of Malta, Dr Geoge Abela and his wife, pay homage to the former Maltese Prime Minister and leader of the Maltese Labour Party, Dom Mintoff at the President's Palace in the capital, Valletta (Photo: Charles Vassallo) The respect the people had for former prime minister and leader of the Labour Party in Malta Dom Mintoff was proved over the past two days when they they first paid homage to him at a cort'ge on thursday, and then filed in their thousands past his coffin to pay their last respects as he was lying in state at the Presidential Palace in the Maltese capital, Valletta on Friday.
Special thanks to Rev D Handley for his comforting Service and to everyone who attended the Service, to pay their last respects to Marion, a most sincere thank you.
In a style in keeping with the veteran DJ's life, the casket was placed in The Queens Hotel, in his home city of Leeds, surrounded by items of memorabilia, for fans to visit to pay their last respects.
Webber has confirmed stickers bearing Wheldon's logo, his initials in red, white and black, have been manufactured to place on his helmet, that of Button and any other wishing to pay their last respects.
Hundreds of his friends packed into St Mark's Church in the Dorchester area of the city on Thursday to pay their last respects to the man they called Kiwi.
New Delhi, September 24, 2011 (Frontier Star): Former Indian cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who died of a lung ailment in Delhi yesterday, was laid to rest at his ancestral palace here today with thousands thronging the burial site to pay their last respects leading to chaotic scenes.
Heartlands and contract firm Healthcare Initial, which supplies porters and cleaners, both deny the claims, although they admit dead bodies can occasionally remain on wards for relatives to pay their last respects.
Thousands turned out to pay their last respects to Private Nathan Cuthbertson, 19, and the funeral service was relayed outside on a giant TV screen.
Around 30 thousand Kyrgyz citizens came to pay their last respects for the great writer.