Return PolishForums LIVE
  PolishForums Archive :
Archives - 2005-2009 / Life  % width 8

Polish Funeral, will there be repercussions if I don't attend?


Mikey4777 2 | 11  
15 Feb 2009 /  #1
Quick one please....Fiancee's Babcia passed away yesterday, I got work comittment and very little free money so I can't really afford for her to go over let alone both of us (wizzair are so expensive at the mo) WOULD there be any reprecussions by me NOT attending funeral tomorrow?
PolskaDoll 28 | 2,105  
15 Feb 2009 /  #2
What sort of repercussions do you mean? With the family? I doubt it. Or was there something else on your mind?
Wroclaw Boy  
15 Feb 2009 /  #3
WOULD there be any reprecussions by me NOT attending funeral tomorrow?

Im sure theyll understand if you have comitments. if you cant afford it thats a pretty good excuse and true by the sounds of it. Times are hard.

Ive had my arm twisted into attending certain traditions like Christenings and such, somethings are unavoidable. Deaths cant be planned therefore you have benefit of the doubt.
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
15 Feb 2009 /  #4
The dead person might come back and haunt you......
Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
15 Feb 2009 /  #5
most people in attendance probably don't know who you are.

the rest, close family, should understand.

i would think that it is important for your partner to be there.

make sure that the family get a message of condolence from both you and your partner.
gosiaczek 1 | 85  
15 Feb 2009 /  #6
Hard to say really, it all depends on the family and their personal attitude. When my aunt died and my uncle (her cousin) didn't come to the funeral because he wasn't in the city at that moment my family felt a bit disgusted about his absence especially that they grew up together and were quite close to each other. Since you aren't the member of this family I don't think they may feel offended.

make sure that the family get a message of condolence from both you and your partner.

good remark
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
15 Feb 2009 /  #7
Quick one please....Fiancee's Babcia passed away yesterday, I got work comittment and very little free money so I can't really afford for her to go over let alone both of us (wizzair are so expensive at the mo) WOULD there be any reprecussions by me NOT attending funeral tomorrow?

In my opinion you should go but don't have to If you have some important things to do. She has to go.
OP Mikey4777 2 | 11  
20 Feb 2009 /  #8
Bardzo dziękuję .... I managed to go at the very last minute- most people did know who I was and my presence was greatly accepted by all.

Thanks for your input

Archives - 2005-2009 / Life / Polish Funeral, will there be repercussions if I don't attend?Archived