What to Write on a Funeral Wreath

If you are due to attend a funeral, you’re likely feeling an array of emotions, especially if the funeral is that of a family member or close friend. With all that is going on, it can be difficult to know what to do and what to say. While flowers and funeral wreaths are traditional gifts for funerals, many people struggle when it comes to knowing what to write on a funeral wreath.

There are a number of accepted and conventional messages to send with funeral flowers; some are personal and meaningful, whilst others are more universal in style. From generic messages such as ‘with deepest sympathy’ to messages that are more particular, the following are a handful of messages that can be used at your time of grief.

  • Forever in our thoughts.
  • Thinking of you at this difficult time
  • A light has gone out of our lives, but our happy memories remain
    Gone but always in our hearts
  • Our memories will live on forever
  • We shall miss you dearly with much love and affection
  • Wishing you peace and comfort in this difficult time
  • Wishing you the courage to face the days ahead
  • You are in our thoughts and prayers
  • You will be dearly missed
  • With love and memories
  • We shared some wonderful memories and many laughs, you will always be in our hearts
  • Wish upon a star mum, you gave and received so much joy within our hearts, god bless you
  • May you rest in peace
  • Your memories will never die, your stories are matchless, and your memory will last forever
  • Treasured memories of a much loved and kind sister and aunt, you will always be remembered
  • We love you and are so proud of you.  Rest in peace
  • With love and fond memories
  • Sleep peacefully my love; you will live on forever in our hearts
  • My memories of you will last forever
  • May these flowers in some way help to express our sympathy and support
  • Sharing in your sorrow
  • You will be missed but you will never be forgotten
  • You captured a place in our hearts. Rest in peace
  • May you now rest in peace
  • In loving memory
  • Our time together was far too short but I wouldn’t change it for the world
  • May you be at peace in Gods arms
  • Always in my heart
  • When a person becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure
  • Love you lots and I’m going to miss you every day
  • A hole in my life that will never be filled
  • All my love
  • Time may pass and fade away but memories of you will always stay strong
  • What we once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us
  • May this funeral wreath in some way help to express our sympathy and support
  • Sharing in your sorrow
  • In loving memory of a friend who was always smiling
  • I love you
  • One day we will remember you with wonder, not grief
  • Wishing you peace and comfort and wishing your family the courage to face the days ahead
  • Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers
  • You brought joy, happiness and laughter to all who met you. You will be deeply missed by everyone
  • We will miss you every day!
  • You were always the most beautiful flower in the garden
  • To me you were so special, someone good and true. Never will I forget you, I thought the world of you
  • As you danced in the light, love lifted you. As you brushed against this world so gently, you lifted us

Whichever message you choose, your words can act as a shred of comfort to the individuals you send the funeral wreath to, especially if they come from the heart. Try to opt for blooms the deceased was fond of, or for flowers you know the family will appreciate. Online florists such as Serenata Flowers offer a wide range of funeral flowers, many of which are available for same and next day delivery.

Wreaths for funerals are designed and hand-made by their in-house florists, and include both traditional and modern funeral flower wreaths. These will help you to express your sympathy and condolences in the way you choose. The wreaths are created using fresh cut flowers, including the likes of roses, lilies, carnations, gerbera, chrysanthemums, wax flowers, and green foliage. You can order funeral wreaths online with free delivery to funeral homes in the UK and have the option to include a message of your choosing.

Lily Calyx is our in-house flower whisperer, an expert on all things botanical and an enthusiastic orchids collector. She loves discussing the insights of the secret world of flowers, shares her gardening tips and hacks and moons over the latest additions to Serenata Flowers flower range. Ask Lily anything about flowers and we can guarantee she will have the answer.

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