Meaningful Ways to Repurpose Funeral Flowers

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Evidence indicates that the earliest confirmed use of flowers at the funerals/burials of human beings occurred in Raqefet Cave, located in Mt. Carmel, Israel, some 14,000 years ago.1 While the survivors there used flowers to line the graves of the deceased, the use of floral bouquets and arrangements at funeral and interment services has become ubiquitous today — to the point that some families now include the phrases "Please omit flowers" or "In lieu of flowers..." in published obituaries in order to limit the number of floral sympathy offerings received.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Verywell Health  , https://www.verywellhealth.com/

Article Written By:  Chris Raymond

Original Article Posted on:  February 28, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://www.verywellhealth.com/what-should-i-do-with-funeral-flowers-1131948



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