(Closed) thank you to someone who has passed away

posted 10 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
326 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I would definitely mention her mother to her – thanking them both for the beautiful gift.

Post # 4
8029 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

I would send one card to the daughter and mention how you love the tea set and how thoughtful it was of her and her mother.

Post # 5
1040 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

If I was receiving the card, I might not want her mentioned just because I’m sure grieving is so hard. But at the same time, I might have found it odd if she wasn’t. Tough one!

Post # 6
47412 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Definitely thank the daughter and mention the mom. Research has shown that one of the things people find the most difficult to deal with after a loved one has died, is that people don’t mention them for fear of upsetting someone. Talk about her. Tell the daughter how much your aunt meant to you. Share a precious memory. It will be so much more meaningful.

Post # 7
2903 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

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@julies1949:Agreed. Thank the daughter, and mention her mom. Also… send a condelence card (separately) if you haven’t.

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