in heaven


in heaven
   dead
   Religious use, and by monumental masons:
    I am indebted to my dear parents (both now in heaven) for having had habits of order and regularity instilled into me from an early age. (W. Collins, 1868)
   There are many other phrases of the same tendency, such as in the arms of Jesus.

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