For Immediate Family Sending to the Funeral Service
If the loss is an immediate family member, traditional larger pieces such as a heart shaped wreath, large floral spray on a stand, a large standing floral cross, or a casket spray (if you are a spouse or adult child for a parent) is appropriate to choose. Often family members may send one large piece from several siblings or a combination of pieces.
For Friends Sending to the Funeral Service
Friends generally send standing sprays, fireside baskets, standing baskets that are placed on display for the funeral service.
For Friends Sending a Sympathy Gift to the Home
If you are unable to attend the services, it is generally appropriate to send a gesture of sympathy to the surviving family’s home. Before sending any flowers or gifts, it is always best to know if there are religious or cultural concerns. Traditional choices for a sympathy gift to the home are an elegant vase of flowers, basket arrangement or blooming plant fruit baskets, food baskets and gourmet baskets.
For Co-Workers Sending to the Funeral Service
Co-workers will generally send the gift as a group. Appropriate floral arrangements for the service would be a standing spray, standing basket, fireside basket For Coworkers Sending a Sympathy Gift to the Home depending on your relationship, a note or card would be appropriate extending your sympathy. If you work closely together, sending a floral basket arrangement, dish garden or blooming plant is an appropriate gesture. Additional ideas are fruit baskets, food baskets and gourmet baskets.
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