Synonyms for last rites
- burial service
- extreme unction
- funeral ceremony
- funeral rites
- funeral service
- last duty
- last honors
- last offices
- memorial service
- sacrament of the sick
- visitation of the sick
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAST RITES
How strange was it, too, that it should have devolved upon me to pay him these last rites.
On the 16th, at midnight, she received the last rites of the church.
The last rites were performed over the man who might be dead already.
Why do you refuse to perform the last rites over the body of my daughter?
Like the Acadians at French Cross, they had no clergyman to pay the last rites.
You will not refuse my brother the last rites of the Church?
On the following day at noon, he received the last rites of the church.
The last rites, begun weeks ago, were hurriedly brought to an end during this last night.
Here it was that the senior Muir conducted service, no doubt pronouncing the last rites for some of those who sleep there.
Here in a little weathered house the last rites and services to the deceased were held.