After you have buried or cremated a loved one, the last thing on your mind would be to write thank you note for funeral flowers. However, this funeral etiquette is a must and you have to express your gratitude to those who sent the flowers to comfort you and understand your grief at this hour of need.
But, how to write thank you note for funeral flowers? One of the first things that you have to do is to keep a track of the flowers that were sent for the funeral. Obviously you will be too grief-stricken to do it so get someone else to jot down the names of all people who sent the funeral flowers.
People do understand what you are going through so you can write just a few sentences to express your gratitude for the flowers. No need to write pages and pages. The idea behind writing a thank note for funeral flowers is write from the heart. You can mention how the flowers helped you in coping with your loss or whatever you felt when you saw the flowers.
If you are not in a state to write the thank you note, get a close friend or relative to do it on your behalf. They can also sign it for you and your family.
No doubt, the words will not come easy and you will struggle at times to find the correct words to express your thanks. To make this funeral etiquette easier, you can always purchase pre-printed thank you cards which are available in most funeral homes and use them as a base to write your own thank you note.
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