(God) rest his/her/their soul

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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. My grandmother was only 59 when she passed, rest her soul.
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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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God ˌrest his/her ˈsoul

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God ˈrest him/her

(old-fashioned, spoken) used to show respect when you are talking about somebody who is dead: My grandfather, God rest his soul, would never think of leaving the house without a suit and tie on.
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