(Closed) How will you honor your parents (deceased or alive) on your wedding?

posted 7 years ago in Family
Post # 3
1370 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I included something in the program for my grandfather that passed earlier in the year. I also wore his picture in my bouquet, he was like my dad so I wanted a way for him to walk me down the aisle.

Post # 4
7311 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

We had family photos displayed in our cocktail hour space, we included a line in our programs, and Mr. LK carried a photo charm of his parents in his pocket. My Maid/Matron of Honor also had a section in herspeech dedicated to my Pop Pop, who passed away 1 week before our wedding. But when the time came for her to talk, she couldn’t actually read it. Instead, she gave me a copy of her speech, which I read later that night. I cried when I read it.

Post # 5
542 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

@loveknows , We are not mentioning my grandparents by name, because I feel it would make me too sad, but we are putting a tribute in the wedding program and making a memorial table at the reception which will have honorary seating cards for them with lit candles.

Post # 6
198 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I have also been thinking about how to incorporate something into our day for my dad and my fiancee’s dad who have both passed away… I like the idea of candles with their names on them, or putting a little something that will remind us of them on one of the tables maybe… possibly a moment of silence during the ceremony….

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