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Wording Etiquette - Bride's Parents Deceased/Sister Issues Invitation
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Wedding Invitation


If the bride's parents are deceased, her older sister may issue the invitation; if the sister is younger, the bride and groom may issue their own invitation. The following wording is used:

IF SISTER IS MARRIED:
Mr. and Mrs. Margaret Pluto
request the honour* of your presence
at the marriage of her sister
Minnie Ann Disney
to
Mickey Matthew Mouse
Saturday, the first of April
two thousand four
at five o'clock
St. James Cathedral
Orlando, Florida


IF SISTER IS NOT MARRIED
Ms. Margaret Disney
request the honour* of your presence
at the marriage of her sister
Minnie Ann Disney
to
Mickey Matthew Mouse
Saturday, the first of April
two thousand four
at five o'clock in the evening
St. James Cathedral
Orlando, Florida


PLEASE NOTE: If the couple are getting married in a church, the word "honour" is used instead of "honor".