It would be weird and disrespectful of you to go to a funeral empty handed. These types of events usually come with expectations on our behalf because a person just died.

With that, we have made a list of the top things you can bring to the funeral of a dearly departed person so you show your respect and sympathy. Here they are:

Condolences Flowers

You can never go wrong with flowers because they are traditionally a thoughtful gesture when it comes to funerals. Now, you should start looking for some condolences flower stand delivery to make sure that everything goes well. However, if you have it within your means to actually transport the huge thing without damaging it, then go ahead.

Memorable Objects

If you were close to the deceased, consider bringing an object that represents your life together. This one requires a lot of thought, but it will be worthwhile because it will provide others with a better understanding of the deceased’s life. Perhaps you could look into places or things that are meaningful to both of you; this will help you narrow down your search.

Bring Hearty Foods

Food surely is a good way to feel good. Try bringing homemade dishes when visiting a funeral, this will help the grieving family appreciate your presence even more so they will have one less thing to worry about. Also, good and warm food, can lift up the mood of the people eating them so it might help the grieving family members if you treat them to some warm and hearty soup.

Respectful Attire and Attitude

It’s a place where a person just died and an entire family is grieving. If you did not bring anything with you, then the least you can do is to wear the proper attire. Be careful of what to wear, be sure not to wear clothes that are too revealing- it is more proper to wear something semi formal or sunday‚Äôs casual. For color, you can stick to white or black because these colors are traditionally what is worn in funerals.


At the end of the day though, it doesn’t matter what you bring to a funeral. What matters most is that you come up and support the bereaved family. Of course, if you have the means, it is best to bring something to express your sympathy and do your part in relieving some of the pain they feel.