Ten Ways to Remember the Lost at Your Wedding
On your wedding day, pay homage to those that you’ve loved and lost. Celebrate the life of a loved one with one of these ten tips…
- Display framed photos of late loved ones at the wedding ceremony or reception on a cute table covered with rose petals or candles.
- Observe a moment of silence during the wedding or reception in memory of those special people who are unable to be present on your big day.
- Prior to or during the nuptials, light a candle (or candles) or release wishing lanterns in honor of late parents, grandparents, siblings, or other loved ones.
- Include a special note or photo in your wedding program to celebrate those that have passed away.
- Ask the officiant to make mention of late loved ones during the wedding ceremony.
- Select a significant scripture, poem, or personal letter to be read during the ceremony or reception.
- Choose a meaningful song to be played in memory of a lost loved one.
- Celebrate the memories of those that have passed away with a toast made by you, your fiancé, or another relative.
- Wear or carry a meaningful memento that represents a loved one on your wedding day, whether a piece of jewelry, a handkerchief, or a hair clip.
- Remember happier days with a video slideshow full of upbeat music and fun photographs of lost family members.