Remembrance Candle

posted 3 years ago in Traditions
Post # 3
729 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’ve never seen any real “etiquette” about this. We are doing a Remembrance Candle – singular.

Post # 4
6171 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

we are doing a yarhzite (rememberance) candle for both of our deceased fathers.  we are only doing one.


Post # 5
729 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

In case this helps, here is what our candle card says:

In Loving Memory

      Of Those

Forever In Our Hearts


We figured that way, it was vague enough that it covered anyone. In the last few years, both sides have lost so many people. 🙁 This way, we feel like everyone is incorporated without getting too specific, or trying to do one for each person.

Post # 7
181 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

@NurseShannon:  Hi, we did this.. it was for DH’s mom.. He lighted the candle when he walked the aisle.. here’s a photo of DH.. and we also included their names at the back of our wedding programme.. 

Post # 8
851 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

We are using one candle….

I really do not see the reason or need for several……

Post # 10
441 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

This is such a personal matter I don’t think it’s an etiquette question. It’s about what you want and feel good about. Everyone should accomodate that.

Post # 11
2878 posts
Sugar bee

Ohhh, I love this idea. We were looking for a way to honour loved ones we would have loved to attend our special day, but unfortunately passed before it happened. We thought photos, but we wanted to display them tastefully and didn’t want that to look like a funeral either. I love the candle idea. I might do this instead. Thanks. 🙂

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