(Closed) How to memorialize a deceased relative?

posted 8 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
1641 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

How about something like “Remembering Papa on our special day”. Or, “With us in spirit, and forever in our hearts…something….”

Post # 4
337 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

We’re having little glass votives in front of our unity candle. And in the program we plan on writing- “In loving memory of [grandparents names] we have lit the candles in front of the unity candle. Love you all and wish you were here with us on our wedding day.” or something to that effect.

Post # 5
510 posts
Busy bee

My father passed away a year and a half ago 🙁 and my grandmother passed about 6 mos. ago… So, I started thinking about this right away.  I’m going to have a mention in the program (probably right after the “thank you” to fam & friends), something like: “In memory of our loved ones” (list names), “We hold your memory in our hearts and feel your presence in spirit, today and always.”  I’m also going to have a memory table at the reception, with votives, framed pictures, and a framed poem.  There are a lot of ideas out there, so you should be able to find something that works for you and Fiance 🙂

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