(Closed) Deceased parent, invitation wording advice

posted 5 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
4439 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

Well I googled, and the Knot says not to include the parent because the invite mentions the hosts only… but lots of people commented disagreeing.  The comments and a few other websites I visited said to put

“daughter of Mrs. BrideAtSea’s Mom and the late Mr. BrideAtSea’s dad”

I wouldn’t mention “in memory of” you could do something to mention him like that at the ceremony or reception.

Sorry for your loss, By The Way <3

Post # 4
1696 posts
Bumble bee

@BrideAtSea:  This does not sound wierd at all. It is the proper and respectful way for a widow to issue an invitation on behalf of both herself and her deceased husband.

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