psycho-pomp

psychopomp

[sahy-koh-pomp]
noun
a person who conducts spirits or souls to the other world, as Hermes or Charon.

Origin:
1860–65; < Greek psȳchopompós conductor of souls. See psycho-, pomp

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psychopomp

noun
a conductor of souls to the afterworld; "Hermes was their psychopomp" 
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