Q: How can I include my deceased parent on the invitation?

A: The trick is that the invitation should come from you and your fiancé, not your parents. For example: "August Michaels, daughter of Mary Michaels and the late Charles Michaels, and Oliver Oana, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Oana, request the honour of your presence..." Another option is to include mention of a deceased parent on your wedding program. You'll have more room which will allow you to include a poem, a special picture or a small tribute for example.

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