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Funny Quotations about Funerals

quotations about funerals

Funerals are sombre and solemn occasions that mark the end of a person's life, providing an opportunity for loved ones to gather, mourn, and pay their final respects. While funerals are typically associated with grief and mourning, they also serve as a reflection of the life and memories of the departed. In this compilation, we approach funerals from a unique perspective, exploring the lighter side of these events and presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the humorous and ironic aspects that can sometimes arise. It's important to remember that humour can offer a moment of relief and comfort during difficult times. So, with sensitivity and respect, let's explore the unexpected moments of laughter that can emerge amidst the emotions surrounding funerals.

In the midst of sorrow, there can be moments of unexpected laughter, even at funerals. This compilation presents a collection of funny quotations that shed light on the lighter side of funerals, acknowledging the peculiar moments, humorous anecdotes, and comical situations that can occur during these solemn occasions. While we approach the topic with sensitivity and respect, we also recognize that laughter can provide a temporary reprieve and an opportunity to celebrate the lives of those we've lost.

"I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car." Steven Wright (American comedian, 1955-)

"If any of you cry at my funeral, I'll never speak to you again!" Stan Laurel (English comic actor, 1890-1965)

Some doctor told me I had six months to live, and I went *to his funeral.*to Florida.*for a second opinion.* Keith Richards (English rock musician, 1943-)

"I've just had some bad news. Tomorrow is the mother in law's funeral. And she's cancelled it." Les Dawson (English comedian, 1934-93)

"Don't go to the funeral until the day *of the funeral.*of the jackal.*before tomorrow.* Live this day." Valerie Harper (American actress, 1939-2019)

"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it." Mark Twain (American writer, 1835-1910)

You can't spell funeral without *fun.*era.*laughing.* Anon

"When I die, will someone please go to my funeral dressed as the Grim Reaper? Don't say anything. Just stand there." Anon

"Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set." Ralph Richardson (English actor, 1902-83)

"Curious but authenticated fact that a funeral is the only gathering to which the majority of men ever go willingly." E. M. Delafield (English writer, 1890-1943)

"I bet you a hundred bucks he ain't in here." Charles Bancroft Dillingham (American theatrical manager, 1868-1934), who was a coffin carrier at escapologist Harry Houdini's funeral

"There is nothing like a morning funeral for sharpening the appetite for lunch." Arthur Marshall (British journalist, 1910-89)

"I hope you go before me because I don't want you *singing at*ruining*upstaging* my funeral." Sent as a fax from Spike Milligan (Irish comedian, 1918-2002) to Harry Secombe (Welsh TV presenter, 1921-2001)

"I have nothing against undertakers personally. It's just that I wouldn't want one to bury my sister." Jessica Mitford (British writer, 1917-96)

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