plural of obsequy
as in interment
the act or ceremony of putting a dead body in its final resting place the murder victim's father was the chief mourner at the obsequies

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“Obsequies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obsequies. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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