There, in the pews at the Hillside Memorial Park and mortuary in Los Angeles, paying her respects was Jacqueline Bisset.
But mostly they reminded me of mass death—of corpses once distorted and now laid out straight in a mortuary.
One “gallant old doctor” says he finds it unsuitable she is in a mortuary.
After fifteen minutes of CPR he is pronounced dead and taken to a mortuary, where attendants see him breathing.
In one mortuary, she observes the very hairy body of a dead fascist, “the nearest human thing I have ever seen to a gorilla.”
He had imagined it would be an easy matter to have the General transferred to the cemetery and the mortuary chapel demolished.
I've got to go to the trunk-room for her at this hour, and it next door to the mortuary!
We hear nothing in the trials of abstinence from pork, or the removal of fat from meat, or the mortuary laying-out of the dead.
A reference to the mortuary tables removes all doubt on this point.
It appears from the mortuary records of the prison that 13,000 men were registered and buried during the year of its occupation.
early 14c., from Anglo-French mortuarie "gift to a parish priest from a deceased parishioner," from Medieval Latin mortuarium, noun use of neuter of Late Latin adjective mortuarius "pertaining to the dead," from Latin mortuus, past participle of mori "to die" (see mortal (adj.)). Meaning "place where bodies are kept temporarily" first recorded 1865, a euphemism for earlier deadhouse.
1510s, "pertaining to death," from Late Latin mortuarius "of the dead," from Latin mortuus "dead" (see mortuary (n.)).
mortuary mor·tu·ar·y (môr'chōō-ěr'ē)
A place, especially a funeral home, where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation.