- "Gave you a very nice military funeral back on Earth. Obviously, the casket was empty, but, uh, you know…it's the thought that counts."
- ―Rodney McKay
A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a deceased person.
Dr. Daniel Jackson attended the funerals of David Jordan and Catherine Langford. (SG1: "The Curse", "Moebius, Part 1")
The Jaffa have been known cremate (or burn) the deceased as part of their funeral proceedings. (SG1: "Redemption, Part 1")
The Tok'ra allow their deceased to be incinerated in the Unstable vortex of a Stargate. (SG1: "Allegiance")
The Athosians have a special ceremony as dying by natural causes is rare. (SGA: "Critical Mass")
Lt. Colonel John Sheppard had to return to Earth to attend the funeral of his father Patrick Sheppard. (SGA: "Outcast")