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35 Ways to Honor Your Aunt

Published: December 5, 2022
by Welch Funeral Home

Paying tribute to your aunt after she has passed away is a wonderful way to keep her memory alive and honor the life she led. These touching tributes can be big or small and can help in the grieving and healing process. While some tributes are more common such as planting a tree or making a donation in their name to a charity, there are several other creative ways to honor your aunt after her passing. Directors of funeral homes in Hallsville, TX. have these ideas to help inspire you.

Tributes for Your Aunt

1. Host a dinner party and serve all of her favorite dishes

2. Commission a portrait

3. Create a special memory scrapbook

4. Write her biography (be as general or as detailed as you wish)

5. Make a memory quilt using fabric from her old clothing

6. Write her a song

7. Host a butterfly release

8. Have a star named after her

9. Keep one of her favorite family traditions alive (or start a new one)

10. Upcycle one of her old items (ex: her old tea cups could be made into windchimes for your garden)

11. Create a playlist that includes all of her favorite songs and/or artists

12. Create a memorial wall in your home

13. Make a pillow from her old clothing

14. Host a dove release

15. Create a memory capsule

16. Plan a family trip to her favorite vacation spot

17. Plan a 5k or other event for a charity she supported

18. Create a video tribute and share on social media

19. Paint or draw her a picture

20. Set a place for her at the family dinner table

21. Create a memorial plaque to place in your garden with her name and a meaningful quote

22. Create a memorial garden in your home or public space (with permission)

23. Engrave her favorite recipe into a nice cutting board and hang in your kitchen

24. Complete an unfinished project she left behind

25. Invite family over to a movie night and watch all of her favorite movies

26. Write her a poem or a story

27. Create a stuffed animal out of her old clothing

28. Plant a tree in your yard or a public park (make sure to get permission first)

29. Create a recipe book of all her favorite dishes

30. Get a tattoo in her honor

31. Make a memory jar

32. Start a book club and read all of their favorite books or books by her favorite author

33. Create a memorial website

34. Have her life made into a comic book

35. Recycle a piece of her old jewelry into a new piece you can wear

As directors of funeral homes in Hallsville, TX. we hope this list has provided some inspiration to help you honor and pay tribute for your aunt. Many of these ideas can be alone but can also be a great opportunity to have multiple family members involved. And remember that you don’t only have to do one. For example, if you wish to honor your aunt all year, you could choose one idea each month. There is no right or wrong but rather simply what is best for you and your family. Reach out to our staff now and check your service option.

 
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