The people toiling in Ukraine’s cemeteries and morgues bear a silent burden as they handle the war’s growing toll.
With trumpets, strings and serenades, their music traces the arc of life. It often accompanies moments of jubilation, but it can also speak to a community’s profound sorrow.
A week after the shooting at Robb Elementary School, the nearly two dozen funerals have begun in a community that must contemplate an agonizing new reality.
A new classification in psychology has set off a debate over what should be done about “prolonged” grief.
Every mass shooting requires unique paths of mourning. Celestine Chaney’s family bid farewell to a mother, sister, grandparent and best friend.
The Palestinian Authority reported its final findings from a two-week investigation into the killing of the journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Israel said it was still conducting its own inquiry.
The magnitude of the loss is overwhelming. Every person who died represents a community, a family or a group of friends who will never be the same.
Heyward Patterson, a 67-year-old church deacon whose life revolved around service and faith, was the first of 10 massacre victims to be laid to rest.
As the United States reached 1 million known deaths, there was no national, permanent memorial to the country’s loss. Some survivors have called for more to be done.
A small Colorado town maintains the country’s only public outdoor funeral pyre. Philip Incao saw it as his own perfect ending.
As hundreds gathered to witness the start of Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral procession, riot police assaulted the people carrying her coffin.
The Palestinian Authority said it would not let Israeli officials examine the bullet that killed Shireen Abu Akleh. Israel said that is the only way to determine who fired it.
President Biden paid tribute to Walter F. Mondale, his former colleague in the Senate who went on to transform the office of vice president and died in 2021.
The former secretary of state, who died last month, is being honored at a memorial service at Washington National Cathedral drawing much of nation’s top leadership.
Mourners from across the country gathered on the National Mall to honor loved ones.
Jesus’s story does not end with his crucifixion. Similarly, racist violence will not have the final word.
The prince’s conspicuous public appearance at the service for his father, Prince Philip, who died last year, sent an unmistakable message of support by a 95-year-old mother for her disgraced son.
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis shut down large parts of central Israel to attend the funeral of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, an influential spiritual leader.
New York needs a way to come together.
Costumed crowds lined parade routes, raising hopes about the city’s resurgence from devastating pandemic losses.
Sometimes apocryphal, often outrageous: stories of car lovers who were buried with their prized possessions.
A reader calls for stronger action; another urges that China impose sanctions. Also: Dr. Paul Farmer; breast cancer; funeral expenses; the Trump G.O.P.
Highgate Cemetery is the final resting place for about 170,000 Londoners, among them the famous, the infamous and the ordinary. Since the start of the pandemic, its leafy pathways have taken on new meaning for some in the city.
Ms. Lee, who was described as “irreplaceable,” was stabbed to death in her apartment after a man followed her into her building.
The government will reimburse up to $9,000 in funeral expenses for deaths related to the coronavirus. But most eligible survivors have yet to get relief.
With names like Solace, Tulip and Eirene, start-ups are hoping to make cremation the next big at-home purchase.
Wilbert Mora, one of two officers killed after responding to a 911 call in Harlem last month, was remembered at his funeral for his warmth and compassion.
He should have been the future of policing in New York.
Detective Jason Rivera, 22, is among the youngest police officers killed in the line of duty in New York City.
Prayer services were held for 15 of the 17 victims of the fire that broke out last week at the Twin Parks North West building.
Mourners crowded a mosque to say goodbye to 15 of the 17 people killed in the Jan. 9 blaze in a Bronx high-rise.
The prime minister’s office said it was “deeply regrettable” that two parties took place at Downing Street the night before Prince Philip’s funeral. Mr. Johnson was not accused of attending either of them.
Nicholas Alahverdian, a suspect in a 2008 rape in Utah, was traced to a hospital in Glasgow, where he had been placed on a ventilator with Covid-19, the authorities said.
Some of the country’s most prominent Democrats recounted tales showcasing the former Senate majority leader’s tenacity and modesty.
Here’s how to offer support to someone grieving after an unexpected death.
The archbishop and Nobel laureate left plans for an unostentatious ceremony, which were stripped back further under Covid restrictions.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s death has reignited a public conversation about the state of the country’s reconciliation process and its democracy.
The cleric and anti-apartheid activist’s funeral will be held on Jan. 1 at the cathedral where he served as South Africa’s first Black archbishop.
As Bob Dole lay in state in the Capitol, the president and Democratic leaders recalled his appeals for unity, in an unmistakable message to the Republican Party.
Tim Unes was helping to plan memorial events for Mr. Dole when it came to light that he had been subpoenaed by the committee investigating the Capitol riot.
The mob killed Joshua Halsey and up to 250 other people that day in the predominately Black city of Wilmington, N.C. Last weekend, city leaders and Mr. Halsey’s living relatives honored him.
Republicans and Democrats, including President Biden and two of his predecessors, were at the Washington National Cathedral to honor the former secretary of state.
Over four days in Montana, members honored Chief Earl Old Person, who led the tribe and preserved its history for more than 60 years.
Beirut’s streets were quiet a day after gun battles between Christian and Shiite Muslim militias erupted amid tensions over an investigation into the port explosion last year.
Martín Zamora, the owner of a funeral parlor near Gibraltar, has found an unusual line of business among the relatives of those who drown trying to reach Europe.
Photographers reflect on shooting the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and their aftermath.
Twenty years after Sept. 11, a look at what we hold on to and what we choose to let go.
The actor, who was found dead on Monday, was remembered as a “regular guy” who constantly gave back to the East Flatbush neighborhood where he grew up.
The remains of a Napoleonic general who died on a Russian battlefield came home in July. But the chance for rapprochement collapsed over concerns about Moscow’s policies.
In a quirk of timing, the two-time former defense secretary’s burial at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday seemed to serve as a kind of coda to America’s 20-year lost war.