to pass away[VERB]
[phrase form: pass]
1. He knows the pain of loss after his grandmother passed away last year.
2. When John passed away, he left two adult sons and a daughter-in-law.
3. The library stands as a testament to the wisdom of generations of teachers who have passed away, reminding us that teachers die but books live on to inspire future learners.
4. When his beloved wife passed away, the widower knew stone-dead hath no fellow and that nothing could replace her or bring her back.