Funerals are usually organised within days after the passing away of a loved one or friend. Within these few days, flowers have to be sent and delivered to the right person for the flowers to have its impact. If you are sending the flowers to the funeral home, the person to address the flowers too might be a bit confusing. Although there are no hard and fast rules that tell you who you most send funeral flowers to, there are some funeral etiquettes that should be followed.
Firstly, sending flowers to a funeral home is ideal. It makes your flower you are sending have an impact anytime it gets to the venue. Nothing hurts like sending a condolence wreath to a funeral, and the flowers did not get to the right person. So properly addressing a funeral flower is as important as even buying the flowers itself.
When you address the flowers to the right people, they would see to it that they make the most out of the flowers you sent. There are a couple of people you can address a funeral flower to. Below I am going to list them out explaining them and giving you a couple of reasons why it is ideal for sending the funeral flowers to them when sending flowers to a funeral home.
Address the Funeral Flowers to the Deceased
I know it might not really sound like something you should do, but it is actually alright if you do so. It is more or less like ensuring the flowers get to the right people. When you buy the flowers online or from a local florist, you would be required to fill in a section where you would be asked who you want to address the flowers to. In that section you’re asked to fill in the address, simply fill in the deceased name.
At the funeral home, there are probably lots of funeral on their list. So, if you are sending the flowers to a funeral home, you need to be a bit more specific about which of the deceased funeral you are sending the flowers to so that your flowers do not go to the wrong funeral. You should also ensure that when addressing the flowers to the deceased, there is someone at the funeral home to receive the flowers.
Address the Funeral Flowers to the Funeral Director
You can also decide to address the funeral flowers to the funeral director at the funeral home. The director is the person who is organising that particular funeral. So, when you send a bouquet of flowers or some other floral arrangements, the funeral director would understand that the flowers you sent are for the funeral. And if you even want to be more specific when you address the funeral flowers to the funeral director, you can simply attach the name of the deceased on a note.
There are no hard and fast rules about sending funeral flowers so you can improvise. You can even simply send an extra note, directing it to the funeral director, describing where you want the flowers to be, or what purpose you want the flowers to be used for. And there is every possibility the funeral director would honour your wish, that is if it doesn’t cross the line either immediate family members of the deceased.
Address the Funeral Flowers to the Deceased Parents
The deceased parents are also other people the funeral flowers can be sent to. Although, addressing the funeral flowers to the deceased parents is conditional. It is conditional in the sense that you have to be very sure that the deceased parents would be at the funeral home to receive it. Because if the parents of Te deceased are not there to receive the flowers, then the flowers would be a waste as it would not serve its purpose. Although, flowers never go to waste as they would be donated to charity, hospitals, and institutions like that.
But if the parents of the deceased are going to be at the funeral home to receive the flowers then, it is ideal for sending funeral flowers to them. It would make them feel proud of the life their child lived. The flowers would make the deceased parents have this sense of love people have for their child. Apart from all this, the funeral flowers would bring comfort to the deceased parent.
Address the Funeral Flowers to the Partner
Another option you have is to address the funeral flowers to the deceased partner. But also like addressing the funeral flowers to the parents of the deceased, addressing the flowers to the partner is also conditional. Addressing the funeral flowers to the partner of the deceased is conditional in the sense that the deceased might not have been married before passing on.
But if the deceased was married, then addressing it to the partner of the deceased would bring comfort and ease the pain. The partner of the deceased might know you, and the partner might not know you, but for the fact that you used to know the deceased, your flowers would be accepted with respect. And in the end, the flower would serve the right purpose, and rest fight where it should.
Address the Funeral Flowers to the Children
Lastly, you can consider addressing the funeral flowers to the deceased child or children. But addressing the funeral flower to the child or children of the deceased also is conditional. That is of the children are even available at the funeral home in the first place or if the deceased has children at all.
But if both cases are satisfied, then addressing funeral flowers would go a long way when you address it to the deceased children. They would see to it that they use the flower you sent to honour their departed parent. And moreover, the flowers would make them not feel alone while grieving. The deceased children would know because of the flowers sent that people are grieving with them.