I’ve selected five of my favorite ideas for creating a lasting tribute at a class reunion to classmates you’ve loved and lost.
1. Create a Poster with the Yearbook Photos of the Departed
Poster From Yearbook Photos of Classmates who have passed
The Memorial poster can be displayed in many ways:
• On an easel atop a small table in the reception area next to a small bouquet of flowers and/or a candle.
• Drape a string of flowers around the edges of the posters.
• Have a card for each deceased classmate where attendees can write their special memories of the departed. After the reunion send the remarks to the classmate’s family . Continue reading
Butterfly Forget Me Not Plantable Funeral Cards
Today, a customer purchased our plantable butterfly forget-me-not memorial cards for her mother’s celebration of life. I was touched by the words she chose for the cards. Continue reading
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Plant the cross and wildflowers will grow
Perhaps there is a reason that the term, “in lieu of flowers” has gotten so popular. The trend seems to be that families direct well wishers to putting that money towards something more lasting and meaningful. Often people say, “in lieu of flowers please make a donation to…” and they list their loved one’s favorite charity. While it’s been a tradition at weddings to provide a little something such as a keepsake gift or wedding favor, now funeral favors or gifts are becoming a popular option to sending flowers or making a donation. Continue reading
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