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The funeral of Captain Spock, 2285, using the Flag of the Federation

The funeral of Lt. John Kelly, 2376, using the Starfleet Command Flag

A funeral service, sometimes split between funeral or service(s), was a type of ceremonial death ritual associated with the body of a dead humanoid. Funerals often differed across cultures and could play an important role in religious beliefs.

In 2153, a funeral was held for Sim, the clone of Charles Tucker III when he was sacrificed to save Trip for the needed brain tissue, performed by Phlox and funeral held by Captain Archer.

In 2256, at the funeral of Captain Philippa Georgiou, Saru gave a recorded speech about the late Starfleet officer. This speech was later seen by Michael Burnham, who described it as beautiful. (DIS: "Context Is for Kings")

Funeral for Lieutenant Commander Airiam aboard USS Discovery, 2257

In 2257, the crew of the USS Discovery, under the command of Captain Christopher Pike, held a funeral ceremony for fallen crewmate Lieutenant Commander Airiam in the shuttlebay. (DIS: "The Red Angel")

In 2285, the crew of the USS Enterprise, under the command of Admiral James T. Kirk, held a funeral ceremony for their fallen comrade Captain Spock in the torpedo bay. (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)

The funeral for Lieutenant Tasha Yar was performed on a holodeck projecting a pastoral scene and a prerecorded postmortem address by Yar. (TNG: "Skin of Evil")

Data studied various aspects of ceremonial funeral actions while researching the proper way to say goodbye to Ro Laren and Geordi La Forge, while it was believed that they had been killed in a transporter accident. In Data's research, he revealed that "in almost all societies, it is traditional to say a ritual farewell to those you call friends." (TNG: "The Next Phase")

In 2369, a private Ferengi funeral was held at Quark's after the death of Zek. (DS9: "The Nagus")

Gul Dukat told Constable Odo that he attended the funeral for Gul Darhe'el, held on Cardassia. Darhe'el was buried under one of the largest military monuments. (DS9: "Duet")

The Vhnori employed thanatologists to guide their dying to the Next Emanation. Doctor Neria was one such thanatologist, chief thanatologist of his facility. (VOY: "Emanations")

A wake was an old Irish tradition that involved people staying with a person's body until the funeral. (DS9: "The Ship", "The Sound of Her Voice")

In 2373, Gul Dukat had wanted to take Tekeny Ghemor back to Cardassia, but Benjamin Sisko informed him, "Legate Ghemor's funeral arrangements have already been taken care of." (DS9: "Ties of Blood and Water")

The original script for the episode "Dax" said that Miles and Keiko O'Brien went back to Earth to attend the funeral of Keiko's mother. This was changed in the final episode, and the two instead went back to Earth to attend her 100th birthday. [1]


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