It is a Catholic tradition for families to pass out prayer cards at funerals, as an added remembrance of the deceased. In the past, these were playing-card size cards, with a Catholic image on one side and, on the other, a prayer, and the name and years born and died of the dead. Because these are less common today, we produced our own cards for Dad, and chose to put the "Prayer to Our Lady of Peñafrancia," the patron saint of Dad's hometown, on the back:
Turn to me your sweet eyes, oh most loving Virgin of Peñafrancia, & have mercy on my soul that comes to you full of repentance. Protect my families, my relatives, my friends & benefactors. Intercede for your devotees, both the living & the departed, especially for those whom I am most obliged to help. Pray for me, console me & save me. In the hours of peril, adversity & affliction, above all, in the hour of my death, appear before your divine Son to help me & defend me. Tell Him that I am your devotee. Having complete trust in your protection, I kneel before your miraculous image to ask for your powerful intercession. Virgin of Peñafrancia, pray for me, help me, console me & deliver me from all evil.