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Let's help Diana out with her invitaiton wording question:
"What would you write on a very formal wedding invitation where the groom's mother has passed away but wanted her mention on the invitaiton."
September 18, 2008 in Wording | Permalink
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Groom to-be (son of...)
cordially invite you..........
September 18, 2008 at 12:12 PM
How about wording the invitation from you and your fiancé, not your parents. For example: Michael Michaels, son of Mary Michaels and the late Charles Michaels, and Diana Smith,daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Smith, request the honor of your presence...
Another option is to include mention of a deceased parent on your wedding program, like a poem, a special picture or a small tribute. Good luck!
September 18, 2008 at 12:16 PM
I would put ".. the son of Mr. John Doe and the late Mrs. Jane Doe."
September 18, 2008 at 08:22 PM
If the bride's parents are hosting and a traditional invitation is desired, the appropriate wording is:
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Smith
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Mr. John David Whipple
son of Mr. Matthew Whipple and the late Evelyn Whipple
September 19, 2008 at 06:45 AM
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