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    At an old professor's funeral

    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

    At an old professor's funeral just a few people were present: some of his colleagues and the widows of his already deceased colleagues.

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    Re: At an old professor's funeral

    Unless the colleagues died very recently I would probably say, 'the widows of his former colleagues.' The fact that they're widows already tells us that the colleagues are deceased.
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