Most of us at some point or the other may have been faced with urgent need to order flowers for funerals. Everyone knows that when a loved one departs it is just not enough by simply sending the bereaved family flowers however, it is a small token of sympathy from our side. We will tell you how to send funeral flowers.
It is certainly no easy task of purchasing a funeral flower.
Sending Funeral Flowers also has a solemn effect of saying goodbye to the dear departed one. However, certain rules of etiquette have to be followed and you need to be aware of these rules and follow them before having flowers delivered to the bereaved family members.
Before placing an order for the funeral flowers, it is of utmost importance that the flowers are sent to the proper location and that too at the correct date and time. Every funeral arrangement can have a separate visitation and wake services. Funerals can be held in a variety of locations. You should confirm the location, date, and time for the funeral before purchasing or sending flowers. After confirming the location, you should contact the location to gather information if there any special delivery instructions to be followed which is required by the funeral homes or the bereaved family as well as the times of acceptable deliveries. Many of the funeral homes and burial sites will accept flower deliveries a day prior to the services. If for any reason you are unable to have the flowers delivered in time for the service, send them no later than the day after the service.
On ordering flowers for funerals, it is advisable to pay special attention to the type and style of the floral arrangement so chosen. It is very likely that the family of the departed may have placed an order for a special floral arrangement. These include casket wreath floral sprays. At times large groups will pool their money and order a sympathy wreath or any other floral arrangement for the services. If as an individual you want to express your sympathy you may order a small basket of flowers which are sent directly to the family after the funeral service.
You should also make it a point to check if the family has not made any special requests. It can be possible that a family may request for a donation or a gift to tide away the funeral expenses. It is advisable that you honor these small family requests and send a card instead of flowers if you feel the need.
While selecting and sending flowers for funerals you should remember that it is not an easy or enjoyable task. By following these simple rules of etiquette you will have no issues or problems when ordering and sending flowers to someone who really needs to know they are not alone.
In sending funeral flowers you are lessening the pain of losing a loved one.