(Closed) Can I use ‘Together with our parents’ if my mom is deceased?

posted 7 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@loveknows: Are your FI’s parents helping to host too? If so, you can definitely use it. If only your father is helping, then it might be a little strange in wording.

Post # 4
808 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I had my mom’s name and the late (fathers name).  I wanted a way to include my father when sending out invitations.  For those on Josh’s side that didn’t know my father passed away, I wanted them to know why he wasn’t there.

Post # 5
18643 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I would use it.  Personally, I didn’t like the idea of naming my deceased mother on the invitations but that is a good way to include her on yours.

Post # 6
762 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I would definitely use it!

Post # 7
1766 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

FH grew up without ever meeting his father.  I had the “together with our parents” line in the invitation and Future Mother-In-Law was not too comfortable with this and asked if that could be changed to “together with our families”.  We did that and I thought it was great and more true to our actual situation.

Post # 8
3526 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

We decided to use “Together with our families” because his parents, my mom and my siblings gave us generous cash gifts towards the wedding. So it really was our “family”!

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