Helpful Resources for Sympathy & Remembrance

Information to help make a difficult time a little easier, courtesy of 1-800-Flowers.com

Everything You Need to Know
About Funeral Flowers
& Sympathy Gifts

Everything You Need to Know About Funeral Flowers & Sympathy Gifts
  1. Can I have an order delivered by a certain time?
    Dedicated customer service agents at 1-800-Flowers.com prioritize each sympathy order to ensure on-time delivery. Continue reading >
  2. What should I write in a condolence letter?
    A condolence letter is a personal expression of sympathy and support to one or more members of the grieving family. If you have a cherished memory of the deceased, it is appropriate to share that memory in your letter. Otherwise, general kind words and sentiments are appropriate.
  3. What type of arrangements are appropriate for a funeral?
    Here's a basic guide to which types of arrangements are appropriate for a funeral, depending on your relationship to the deceased and the family. Continue reading >
  4. Can I have a custom arrangement made?
    Our expert designers can help you create a personalized floral tribute that will provide comfort as well as honor the memory of a cherished loved one. Continue reading >
  5. Is it appropriate to send flowers to a cemetery?
    Unfortunately, most cemeteries are not able to receive and distribute floral arrangements. Continue reading >

Heartfelt Connections

Heartfelt Connections

Exclusive tips on expressing your condolences
from inspirational artist Sandra Magsamen

Memorial Ideas: The Heart of Memory Keeping
When someone we care about passes away, a huge emptiness fills out heart and our lives. But something precious still remains: our memories.
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Send a Bunch of Well Wishes
Often we don't know what to do when someone receives a serious diagnosis, however we want to do something that lets our loved one or friend know that we care.
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Customer Testimonials
for Sympathy

White Orchids

"A while back, a friend's mother passed away, and I sent her an orchids to extend my sympathies. I was unprepared for what happened next." Continue reading >

Sympathy Wreath

"When someone you love expereinces a long illness, you imagine that when the time comes you'll be prepared...but you never are. My mother was an avid gardener and she loved flowers." Continue reading >

Loss of a Pet

Loss of a Pet

The loss of a cherished pet is a heartbreaking
experience. For many, the grief felt is
no different from the grief caused by the
loss of a human family member.

How to Create a Memory Garden

How to Create a Memory Garden

Creating a memory garden can help you feel
closer to someone you’ve lost and can create a
tribute that will help others to heal.

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