(b) By giving memorial donations: To some families the idea of a memorial contribution to a special cause or charity is as much appreciated as flowers. However, requests can be misinterpreted as dictating to friends the manner in which they should express their sympathy. We can assist you with the wording to be used in the newspaper notice which should express your preferences with tact.
(c) Mass Cards: The offering of prayers for the soul of someone who has died is perhaps the most valued expression of sympathy to a Roman Catholic and some Anglican families. A card indicating that a Mass for the Dead has been arranged is available through any Catholic Church.