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March 09, 2019 Misc. Thanks 3 comments

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A sympathy thank you note only needs to contain a simple sentence or two. The important thing is that you are acknowledging someone’s thoughtfulness. Your message can be brief as long as it is heartfelt.

Many people choose to include a short personal note using preprinted sympathy thank you cards. If you prefer, you can use a blank note card.  Thank you cards can be purchased from the funeral home, gift shops, department stores, stationery stores, or from online printing services that specialize in funeral products.

It’s always good etiquette to make your message sincere and personal. Your goal is to express gratitude for the kindness shown to you and your family. Whatever sentiment you include in your message, the person receiving your note will appreciate the time you have taken to say thank you. There is no need to worry about what to write. As long as your message is appropriate for the situation, you will say the right thing.

To help you get started on crafting what you’d like to say, we have included a variety of tips and examples.

Top Tips for Writing a Sympathy Thank You Note

  • Don’t worry if time has passed since the funeral. While it’s best to get your notes in the mail within a few weeks of the funeral, people will understand if it takes a month or two.
  • Ask for help if you need it. The number of thank you notes that need to be sent out can increase quickly. Don’t be afraid to ask family members to help.
  • Break the list into pieces. Tackling the entire list at once can be overwhelming. Breaking the task up into manageable pieces can make it easier to get started.
  • Your signature can include other family members. If you’re sending a sympathy thank you note to someone on behalf of your entire family, signing it “the family of …..” is perfectly acceptable. This allows the sender to encompass the gratitude of all members of the family. If sympathies have been extended primarily to you, it’s fine to simply sign your own name.
  • Include your last name or the full name of the deceased in the note. Be sure to include your last name when thanking those who aren’t close friends (for example, the office or workplace of your loved one). This is especially important if you are a bit late (or very late) in sending out your acknowledgments.
  • Short but meaningful is the goal. A simple 1 to 3 sentence thank you is all that is needed as long as it is personal and comes from the heart. You can purchase sympathy thank you notes that come with a preprinted message or blank note cards for your message. Even if you use preprinted notes, you should add a brief personal message.

Examples of What to Say in a Sympathy Thank You Note

There are countless ways to phrase your expression of gratitude. Below are some typical sentiments that you can use to get started.

  • Thank you for your sympathy and kindness.
  • We deeply appreciate your expression of sympathy.
  • Thank you for your support at this difficult time.
  • Thank you for your prayers and thoughts.
  • We are grateful for friends like you at this time of sorrow.
  • We appreciate having you with us at this difficult time in our lives.
  • Thank you for the support and comfort you provided.

What do I say in a sympathy thank you note for condolence flowers?

Sending flowers to acknowledge the loss of someone is one of the most common expressions of sympathy. You will likely have a number of thank you cards for funeral flowers to write. Below are some examples of things you might say.

  • The [wreath/arrangement] you sent to the funeral home was stunning. We greatly appreciate your thoughtfulness and consideration during this difficult time.
  • The flowers you sent in honor of ____________ was one of our favorite arrangements. It meant the world to us to have your support.
    Thank you for your kindness in sending flowers to the funeral home for ___________________’s funeral. The arrangement was beautiful and ____________________ would have loved them.
  • Thank you so much for the lovely [wreath/arrangement] you sent to ____________________’s funeral.  I know ___________ would have been very touched
    by your thoughtfulness.
  • Thank you for sending the beautiful [wreath/arrangment]. Your kindness and thoughtfulness meant so much to us.
  • The flowers you sent brought such beauty and light to the room. I know that _______________ would have loved them.
  • It was so kind of you to send the spectacular [wreath/arrangement] to ___________________’s funeral. We are very grateful to have you in our lives.
  • Thank you for the gorgeous [wreath/arrangement]. That was very kind of you and I/we feel so grateful to have you in my life/our lives.

What do I say in a sympathy thank you note for a cash donation?

It is appropriate to send a thank you note if someone has made a donation in the deceased’s name. While it is considered bad form to state the dollar amount that is given, there are other ways express gratitude for cash gifts appropriately. You may also find yourself receiving a cash donation. Acknowledging cash can be a little awkward but there are many ways to say thank you. Below are a few suggestions to help:

  • Thank you for your kindness in remembering _________ with your donation. Your thoughtfulness and generosity are much appreciated by the entire family.
  • We are so appreciative of your generosity. Your donation in honor of ___________ will help fund the grave marker. Thank you so very much.
  • It was so kind of you to make a donation to the family in honor of _____________. We are pleased to pay it forward by sending a gift to the ______ charity, which was dear to _________’s heart. Thank you for your generosity and kindness.
  • Your donation in honor of __________’s memory touched us deeply. Thank you for your generosity and thoughtfulness, and may God bless you.
  • We appreciate your thoughtful donation to ____________ in memory of ______________.
  • Thank you so much for the generous donation to the __________ in ________’s name. As you know, he suffered from __________ for years before his passing, and this was the perfect gift in his memory.
  • Thank you so much for the generous donation to the __________ in ________’s name. As you know, supporting  __________ was a passion for _____________ for many years. Your donation was the perfect way to honor her memory.

What do I say in a sympathy thank you note for sympathy food and meals?

  • Thank you so much for providing a meal for our family! It was wonderful to be able to have one less meal to worry about during this difficult and busy time.
  • Bringing dinner to our home was extremely generous and very much appreciated. We are grateful to have friends like you!
  • It meant so much that you took the time to prepare food for us. Not only was it delicious it was greatly appreciated!
  • The kindness you showed by taking the time to cook for us brought a great deal of comfort and relief during this difficult time. Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness.
  • Thank you so much for bringing ________________________ for the after funeral reception. The _____________ was particularly delicious.
  • You made my day so much easier by bringing _________________ for the family to enjoy after the funeral. It was so nice to be able to spend time with the family without worrying about preparing dinner.
  • The casseroles you brought to the house were just with we needed! We enjoyed them for days. I don’t know what we would have eaten without them. Thank you for thinking of us

Addressing your acknowledgments

Thank you notes should be sent to people at their own address. It is generally not proper to include a person’s name on a card and send it to an address where they do not live unless it is addressed something like this: “Joe Smith, c/o Sue Anderson.” You should only do this if you cannot locate an address for the recipient and are sure that the person you are sending it “in care of” is willing to deliver it to the recipient.

What about the return address? If you’re a woman whose spouse has died, you are still “Mrs. John Smith,” and it is perfectly proper to use that title in your return address. “Sally Smith” is acceptable too. “The Smith Family” also is fine, if you’re writing on behalf of your family.

Should you use a preprinted return address label that includes the name of the deceased? Although good etiquette recommends a handwritten return address, using a preprinted label is a call only you can make. If you feel comfortable with it, or feel that it honors the memory of your loved one, then, by all means, use your “John and Sally Smith” address label.

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When you undergone a betrayal or death in the family, people naturally want to send you their condolences. At the time, you probably do not think much about them. As time passes, you realize that you need to send a thank you for your condolences note. Thinking of what to say in this situation is not easy, so we have some quotes and ideas to help you along the way.

When someone cares for you, they will send a text, call or mail a card to show that they are thinking of you. In response, you can show your appreciation through these thank you for your condolences quotes and notes. You can use these messages as they are written, or you can modify them so that they are perfectly written for your exact situation.

1. Right now, I would like to take an opportunity to thank everyone for your thoughts, prayers and condolences. My siblings and family have been touched by the messages we have received since the passing of our mother. Thank you for your prayers and God bless you.

2. I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your affection and love. Honestly, thank you could never sufficiently show my gratitude. If I could, I would carve out a message with the ink of my heart to write a letter of gratitude and love for everything that you have done. Thank you, my love, for everything that you do and everything that you are.

3. I graciously accept all of the condolences and support offered by the community recently. I loved my friend greatly, and I pray that this support will help her loving family get through this difficult time. She was completely loyal as my best friend and a wonderful sister. She was always a cherished, active part of her family, and she will be greatly missed. I pray that the kind gestures I have read today will not be lost. Instead, I hope her memory and thoughts of her will be shared with everyone. Your sympathy and support have helped to fill some of the emptiness in my heart from losing such a friend. Thank you, everyone, for honoring her memory in so many lovely ways.

4. I wanted to take a moment to than everyone who has texted me or sent Facebook messages following the loss of my good friend. I met him back in 19__. We traveled all over together and had amazing memories of adventures and mishaps along the way. Despite the distance at times, we kept updated about all of the changes in each other’s lives. Life sometimes got in the way, but our friendship was always there whenever we needed support, acceptance or love. We will always remembers his laugh, his curiosity, his compassion and his love. I will miss calling him every week and hearing his voice. Even now, it feels like I could just call his home and hear his laughing voice as he picks up the phone. Thank you so much for your messages of concern and condolence. I will miss my friend so much, and I appreciate everyone who has tried to help me bear this loss. Rest in peace, dear friend.

5. Thank you for your condolences about my aunt. This is a difficult time as heaven gains another angel in its ranks. Please continue to pray for my uncle and cousins as they work through this difficult time.

6. To my close friends, loved ones and family members who knew my brother-in-law: he passed away yesterday with his loving family close at hand. The funeral will be held at ____ in ____. Thank you so much for your condolences and kind thoughts at this time. He is now in a better place and returned to God.

7. I would like to thank everyone for their condolences and kind words. I just returned from visiting my family, and everyone is doing about as well as you could expect right now. If you do anything for us, we would like to ask you to cherish your family. If they are nearby, visit them today. If you can’t visit, call them. Life is short, and the sand in that hourglass eventually runs out. If you are arguing with a loved one, put aside your differences and make up. Family is everything, and we realize too late how little time we have on this earth with our loved ones.

8. Thank you, dear sister, for all of those moments of happiness with you. I loved you more with each adventure and happy moment together. I will always love you. Rest in peace.

9. Thank you everyone for sending me such kind texts and messages. Even through the grief, your messages have brought me a wave of joy and happiness. I wanted to let you know the pleasure your words have given me. They show just how much my mother was loved and will be missed. Thank you for your kind gestures and love.

10. For the last day, I have been writing thank you cards because of the massive outpouring of sympathy from our family, friends and loved ones. It is depressing to see how terrible my handwriting is from never being loved. All of these handwritten cards have touched my heart, and I have realized that I am too quick to send just a Facebook text. The meals that people brought over were greatly appreciated, and they made me realize that someone was there to support us through such a difficult time. I have seen many faces of kind friends that have been away too long. These little gestures have warmed my heart and made this time easier. Thank you, everyone, for your expressions of sympathy and condolences.

11. I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all of the friends, family members and colleagues who have sent messages of kindness, condolence and sympathy. Your support and thoughts have made this difficult time a little easier. Thank you for remembering my dear father in your prayers and for reaching out to my family as we struggle to cope with our loss.

12. Thank you for your thoughts, prayers and condolences. This has been a difficult month for as after the passing of my father. The outpouring of your support has made a difference. Thank you again, and love to everyone.

13. Today, we lost my aunt after a difficult battle. This is a hard time for my family, and we are thankful for your condolences and understanding. Thank you for your prayers and condolences. We appreciate everything that you have done to make today a little easier to bear.

14. Thank you for your prayers and condolences. My family is immensely grateful for your kind prayers and messages. Please pray for us as we try to heal and move forward in life. Thank you for the sympathy you have shown during our time of loss.

15. I would like to thank everyone who was at my brother’s funeral. As you may imagine, this is a difficult time for us. No one expected to lose my brother so young, and it has been a shock to suddenly face this tragedy. My family and I are thankful for everything that you have done. God bless you.

16. I have received so many notes with condolences and prayers after our loss. It is never easy to get over such an event, but these messages have helped us gradually accept our loss. Rather than answer each message individually, I just wanted to post this on Facebook so that everyone could know that their kind words, messages and condolences were greatly appreciated. Thank you.

17. I wanted to thank you from the depths of my hearty for your little gestures of love. These are the real gifts in this difficult time. Your kindness, generosity and thoughtfulness have been a light through the darkness. Thank you with all my heart.

18. I wanted to take a minute to show my gratitude for everyone who sent messages of condolence and sympathy to me and my family. In this time of grief, your messages have alleviated our pain, although no message can truly cope with such a loss. My brother would have been amazed and humbled by all of these messages about him. I don’t think he realized what an impact he had on everyone around him, and it has been amazing to see such an outpouring of compassion. I may never live up to my brother’s memory, but his example will always lead me toward being a better person. He never backed down from anything and fiercely protected his family. He showed us how to stick together, work hard and be honorable. Those qualities will always stay with me. Thank you, everyone, for your love and support.

19. From the bottom of my heart, I wanted to show my gratitude for everyone who called, texted or wrote us letters of condolence. Your prayers have made this difficult time a little easier. While it may be months or years before we will truly accept our loss, your messages have brought us some peace. It has numbed some of our pain and grief after losing our dear brother. He may not be here anymore, but at least he is in a better place now. I hope his soul finds the peace that it so desperately sought.

20. Your prayers and condolences have meant a lot to me. Thank you so much for being so kind. Spending time with family and friends has brightened this dark time. Thank you so much for supporting all of us in our time of grief.

21. Our hearts are filled with extreme humility after seeing such an outpouring of support. It would be impossible to appreciate our amazing family and friends too much. Your outpouring of condolences, prayers and comfort have meant so much during our recent experience of grief. We wanted to thank each one of your from the bottom of our hearts for your thoughts, prayers and kindnesses. You have made it so much easier to struggle through this difficult time.

22. To all of my family and friends: thank you for your kind prayers, flowers, condolences and cards. This has been a challenging time for me. Your blessings and prayers have made this difficult time a little easier to bear. I hope that I have enough strength to match your kindness and warmth. As many of you know, he was my life and will be missed by everyone who met him.

23. Our family would like to thank all of our loved ones and friends who have sent letters, cards, texts, phone messages and flowers after the death of my father. It was a comfort to know that so many people loved him and appreciated his presence. We knew how special he was to us, but we never realized just how much he touched the lives of so many other people. Your support has made it possible to cope with this tragedy. Your condolence messages have meant more than we could ever put into words.

24. Good morning, everyone. I wanted to take a moment to thank my Facebook family and friends for your kind thoughts, condolences and prayers. By taking a moment to write a short message, you have made this difficult time a little easier to bear. I appreciate all these messages and am grateful for all of your support.

25. I would like to thank everyone for your condolences. Your kind words have been a comfort to me, and his family has found solace in them as well. Thank you, everyone.

26. I would like to thank everyone for your kind words, condolences, sympathy cards and prayers. Thanks are especially needed for those of you who joined me and my family at the chapel as we mourned the loss of my mother. She was a kind, caring person who was loved by everyone. I was unbelievably lucky to have her as my mother, which makes it even harder to get over losing her. She has been such a large part of my life and my family’s lives. She loved everyone and was fiercely protective of her family. Once again, thank you everyone for your support during this difficult time.

27. This is one of the most surreal, strange moments in my life. I never thought that I would have to thank others for their condolences. Somehow, I just imagined my father would always be there. I am so lucky to have such wonderful people around me right now. Thank you to my family and friends for your support, well wishes and condolences. Your support has made getting through the last three days much easier than it would have been otherwise.

28. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who was involved some way in this difficult time. My family has faced such grief and tragedy, but your condolence messages have helped so much. We have no way of repaying your kindnesses right now, but it has made such a difference for us. Thank you, thank you with all of my heart.

29. Today was the day when the last moment finally arrived. While we expected our loss, it did not make it any easier to bear. My mother was surrounded by love and compassion in her final moments. Your condolences and kindness have been greatly appreciated. I am sorry for not responding to everyone, but the last few weeks have been an emotional roller coaster. When the first pains of our grief have passed, I will make sure to get back to everyone who has been so kind to us during this time. Thank you, again.

30. I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who offered their heartfelt sympathies and kind condolences. After the loss of my father, these messages have been greatly appreciated.

31. To my colleagues, family, friends and even strangers, thank you. I cannot express my appreciation for all of the sympathy and kindnesses you have extended toward me and my family. I am so thankful for your love and support after our loss.

32. Rest in peace, love. Thank you for loving me for who I am and for transforming my life into a fairy tale. You have made my life worth living and brought so much happiness into my life. To all of my family and friends who have sent condolences, thank you so much. My heart is gladdened to see the impact my husband made on everyone around him. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

33. Many friends, relatives and colleagues sent condolence messages. My family and I would like to thank you. Your words of consolation have made this loss a little easier to bear. Thank you.

34. To my family and friends: thank you for your kind messages after the passing of my brother-in-law. Many of you have asked when his service will be held. We will remember his life at ____ on ____. Please join us at the funeral to celebrate his life and support his beloved wife and children.

35. This morning, my heart overflowed with gratitude as I saw all of the prayers, condolences and messages in my inbox. While it has been hard to deal with my grandmother’s passing, your kind words have been so humbling and comforting. Thank you so much!

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Finding the right words of condolences to offer the bereaved is difficult. There are no right words; there’s nothing you could say that will make the pain go away. However, there are short and the condolence messages you can send to a grieving person.

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What is a Condolence Message?

A condolence message is a heartfelt or sympathetic message you send to someone in a time of sadness, specifically, during the time of death.

When someone loses a loved one, one of the necessary things you have to do is show sympathy. Condolence messages are the most acceptable way to show sympathy towards the bereaved. i.e., Say or send a simple, heartfelt condolence message that conveys your sympathy and if you can, be there for the person.

Things You Should Never Say to a Grieving Person

Although your condolence messages or words of encouragement might not be enough to cheer up a grieving friend, careless words could hurt them further.

Here are a couple of things to avoid saying to a grieving person:

  • Don’t expect a thank you.
  • Do not rationalize.
  • Don’t say it is probably for the best.
  • Don’t say you are not the first person to lose someone.
  • Don’t say move on.
  • Don’t say the deceased is in a better place.
  • Don’t go making false promises.

If you are terrible at consoling people who just lost a loved one, then you will find this list of sympathy messages handy.

Short and Simple Condolences Messages

These simple words of sympathy are appropriate for situations when you didn’t know the deceased, or you aren’t close to the bereaved. For example, you are accompanying a friend to a funeral, or your co-worker lost his best friend.

If someone loses an uncle, an aunt, a friend, an in-law or even a grandparent and you did not know the deceased use the following straightforward and short words of condolence:

  • “Accept my condolences.”
  • “My deepest sympathy.”
  • “I’m very saddened to hear of your loss.”
  • “I am so sorry for your loss.”
  • “My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow.”
  • “Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.”
  • “My prayers are with you and family.”
  • “Accept my deepest and heartfelt condolences.”
  • “Accept my warm and heartfelt sympathy.”
  • “I am thinking of you during this time. Please accept my deepest condolences.”

Heartfelt Condolence messages on death of husband

Losing a spouse is a painful emotional experience for anyone. When we fall in love, among the things we fear could end a relationship, death is something we never include.

The best way to offer condolences to someone who just lost a husband is to say a little heartfelt word of sympathy and offer to help out.

You can offer to pick up the children, or drop them at their grandmas’,  get some so groceries, bring them food as the family is on shutdown at such moments.

These are heartfelt condolences messages that can convey your sympathy to a friend or someone who just lost her husband:

  • “I’m sorry for your loss. May God ease this painful period for you. Stay strong.”
  • “Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your husband.”
  • “May God bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult period; please accept my sincere condolences.”
  • “My heart goes out to you and your family on the passing of your husband, father and best friend, know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.”
  • “I’m sorry for your loss, with time and courage you will sail through these rough waters.”
  • “I can not possibly imagine what you feel right now, let me know if there is anything I can do to ease your pain at this difficult period.”
  • “I heard about the passing of your husband; I hope you can take some comfort in knowing that he was a great friend, and he will be sorely missed.”
  • “I am deeply honored and blessed to have known your husband. He was a blessing in my life, and I will forever carry him in my heart. Accept my condolences.”
  • “I was so deeply saddened to hear of your husband’s passing. He was a wonderful man. You have my deepest sympathy.”
  • “My heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your husband. I know you had a great marriage and loved him so much. I share your grief at this trying time.”

Deep condolence message on death of wife

When a man loses his wife, it takes him time to realize just how much is about to change. Apart from your message of condolence, he could use your help with home errands such as food and in caring for the children.

These are sympathy messages for someone who just lost his wife:

  • “Please accept my sincere sympathy for the loss of your wife. I share in the grief of you and your family at this sad time.”
  • “I am deeply saddened by the loss of your wife. She will be truly missed, and I will include you and your family in my daily prayers.”
  • “A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on. Surely she will not be forgotten.”
  • “My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family during this difficult period. May you find the comfort and peace that you seek and may the soul of your wife rest in peace.”
  • “I cannot even begin to understand what you are going through right now, but I would like to offer my prayers and condolences to you and your family.”
  • “Please accept my condolences on the passing of wife. It is an honor to have known such a great person, and I will truly miss her.”
  • “My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. I will surely miss her presence; she was a lovable and kind person.”
  • ‘May the fond memories of your wife bring you comfort during this hard time in your life. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.”
  • “At this trying period in your life, I pray that God will grant you the serenity and peace that you need to get through this. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.”
  • “Your wife was an exceptional person and will be missed. You have my most sincere sympathy for her passing.”

Condolences message to a friend who lost his father

The loss of a father is massive.

Your message of condolences will depend on the recipient. If it is a co-worker or a friend who lost his father, a simple message of condolence is appropriate what if it is a child? That requires more finesse and empathy.

These are appropriate words of sympathy for someone who just lost a father:

  • “So sorry to hear this sad news. I’m thinking of you and your family at this time.”
  • “He is a great loss to all the people who know him. May his soul rest in peace.”
  • “Sympathies to your family on the passing of your father. He will always be in our hearts.”
  • “May I offer my sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your father, God bless his soul.”
  • “Please accept my condolences on the loss of your dad. His life is an inspiration to me and many others.”
  • “I may never fathom how painful this loss is for you; please be assured that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Accept my sympathy.”
  • “Your father’s vision of life was remarkable. He was indeed an inspiration to us all. Please accept my condolences.”
  • “I am so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. We hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.”
  • “My condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father. It is never easy to lose a parent, no matter their age. I pray for your peace and comfort during this difficult period.”
  • “Our condolences to you at this sad time. Your father was a wonderful man. He always had a calming effect on everyone around him. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.”

Condolence message on death of mother

“When I lost my mom, I cried until my insides hurt and my tears ran out.” – Nicholas Owen

These are some deep words of sympathy for someone who just lost a mother, if you knew the mother well enough, a short story or mention of the impact she had on you would be helpful.

  • “Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your mother, know that I’m available if you need a shoulder to cry on. God bless her soul.”
  • “I extend to you my deep and heartfelt condolences on the loss of your mother. I hope you find some comfort in knowing that she was a great mother to me, and she will never be forgotten.”
  • “I offer you my thoughts, prayers, and well wishes during this dark time in your life. May the soul of your dear mother rest in peace.”
  • “It is terrible to hear about your loss. I express my sincere sympathy to you and your family. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.”
  • “I am deeply saddened by the great loss you and your family have suffered. My heart goes out to you in this trying time and may you, and your loved ones find the strength to get through this.”
  • “I hope that the Lord brings you and your family the much-needed comfort and peace during this sad time. My condolences to you and your family.”
  • “Losing someone we love is never easy, but we must be thankful for, the beautiful moments and memories we shared with them. Your mother was a beautiful and kind soul, and she will not be forgotten.”
  • “I would like to express my sorrow and condolences to you and your family. I pray you and your family find the fortitude to bear this great loss.”
  • “Once the tears have dried up, and you have said your goodbyes, what is left is the beautiful and happy memories that you shared with your mother. May you find comfort in the memories you shared with your mom, accept my sincere condolences.”
  • “Please accept my condolences, know that I am here for you if you need any help.”

Condolence message on death of brother

“A brother shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams.”

Losing a brother is never easy, most times the surviving siblings wonder if there is anything they could have done and then they find something and blame themselves.

Empathy, in this case, is more important than sympathy.

It is always helpful to offer simple condolences phrases such as “There was nothing you could have done.” “It’s not your fault.”

These simple words of sympathy are appropriate for someone who just lost a brother:

  • “My heart goes out to you and your family on the passing of your brother. Accept my sincere condolences”.
  • “Accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your brother; he was a kind and gentle soul. God bless his soul”.
  • “My thoughts are with you and your family at this hard time caused by the painful loss of your dear brother. Accept my deepest sympathy”.
  • “There are no words to express my sorrow for your loss, may you find comfort in the loving memories you shared while he was alive. Accept my condolences.”
  • “He can only be physically gone but never the life lived and the memories shared. Have faith and be strong, may his soul rest in peace”.
  • “It’s awful and sad to hear about the sudden and painful exit of your dear brother. My deepest and sincere sympathy goes to you and your family”.
  • “Every time you miss him, search in your heart, there you can feel him, be with him and embrace him. May his gentle soul rest in peace.”
  • “Your brother shall forever be cherished. In our minds, he lives on. It is an honor to serve alongside your brother. My condolences to you and your family.”
  • “Your brother is the kindest and bravest person I have ever met, Stay strong and know that he continues to live in our heart. My sympathies.”
  • “I know there are no words to comfort you right now. If there is anything I can do to help ease your grief during this trying period, please do not hesitate to reach out to me”. My condolences to you and your family.”

Condolence messages for loss of sister

It’s easier to miss her at a cemetery, where she’s never been anything but dead than to miss her at all the places where she was alive. —John Scalzi

These are examples of words of condolences you can offer to a friend or co-worker who just lost a sister:

  • “I just heard about your sister’s passing. You have my heartfelt sympathy.”
  • I am very saddened to hear of your loss. Accept my deepest condolences.”
  • “I’m always there in your hour of need. May her soul rest in peace.”
  • “I am sorry for your loss. I am available if you need anything or if there’s anything you’d like to talk about.”
  • “I know mere words aren’t enough, but I want to let you know how sorry I am for your loss.”
  • “May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.”
  • “I am forever grateful for the opportunity to know your sister and I will surely miss her warm smile, my deepest sympathies.”
  • “In this sad time, I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to you and your family on the painful exit of your dear sister. She was so important to our world, and will never be forgotten.”
  • “I am sorry to hear about your sister, she lived a fabulous life and was an inspiration to everyone who knew her. My deepest condolences.”
  • “I know that you are going through a tough time, just know that I am here for you. I am truly sorry for your loss.”

Touching condolence message on death of a Child

Losing a child is like a sword through the heart a thousand times, it is death by a thousand paper cuts, and it is not uncommon for marriages to crash shortly after the death of a child.

It is a sensitive period for the parents, so it is best to keep to a simple word of condolences.

Here are ten simple condolence messages for a family that just lost their child:

  • “Very saddened to hear this news. My thoughts are with you.”
  • “In moments of a great ordeal, words are useless. God rest his soul.”
  • “Your loss deeply saddens me, May you find the strength to get through this.”
  • “In this sorrowful time, may the love of family and strength from friends comfort you.”
  • “You and your family are in my prayers during this difficult period. Accept my condolences.”
  • “She will always be remembered, as I will forever hold her in my heart. God rest her soul.”
  • “We will never forget the image of his energetic and bright face. May God grant him eternal rest and the family the strength to bear his untimely passing.
  • “I pray that your heart and soul will find peace and comfort during this difficult period. Accept my deepest condolences.”
  • “My sincere condolences to your family on the immeasurable loss you suffered. Know that you are in my prayers.”
  • “I can’t imagine what your family must be feeling right now, but I want you to know that I’m just a phone call away if there is anything I can do to help you get through this. My heartfelt condolences.”

Condolence message on death of mentor

These are sincere condolences message you can send to the family of a late teacher, mentor, boss, principal or any figure of authority in your life.

If you have a good memory of your mentor, you can share it with the bereaved to recognize the role the deceased played in your life.

For example,

“I will always remember the day; he met me crying in the hallway because of some trouble at home. He took me home and told me to wait in the car; I saw him have a word with my mother and from that day, my parents never fought again, well at least not in front of me.”

Stories like this can offer some comfort to the grieving family.

These are 10 condolence messages you can offer someone who lost a teacher or a mentor:

  • “I was deeply saddened to hear your loss. My deepest sympathies to your family for this great loss.”
  • “I pray that in this difficult time, the love of God shelters you and mend the pain as you move forward.”
  • “May God put him in a special place from where he will be watching us, the people who loved and cherished him. Accept my deepest condolences.”
  • “Death can never take a good man away, for, in the hearts of the people he inspired, the legacy remains and continuous throughout generations. He was a great teacher and father to many and may his soul find eternal rest.”
  • “In this time of grief, your family is in my thoughts and prayers; I will forever be grateful for the impact she had on my life growing up. Please accept my deepest sympathies.”
  • “I will forever cherish his leadership and guidance. I will carry him forever in my heart. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.”
  • “My deepest condolences go out to your family. I will miss the presence of the truly lovable and kind person she was.”
  • “May the care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace needed to get through the days ahead. My sincere condolences.”
  • “It’s so sad that my great mentor is gone so soon. I pray his family finds the love and strength needed to forge ahead in his huge absence. My deepest sympathies.”
  • “Accept my deepest sympathies. His dedicated tutorship and unrelenting discipline formed the bulk of my life’s foundation.”

Sincere Condolence Messages on loss of a pet

For some people, the death of a pet could sting more than the loss of a friend. I’m not making this up; some pet owners are more attached to their pets than humans.

This means when someone loses a pet, a condolence message on the loss of the pet is in order.

Here are some sample condolence messages on the loss of a pet:

  • “I’m very saddened to hear of your loss. she was a cute cat.”
  • “I was saddened to hear that you lost your furry family member.”
  • “I am praying for you as you mourn the loss of your family member, playmate, and friend.”
  • “Your dog was downright the cutest and best dog, I’ve ever seen. Accept my sincere sympathies.”
  • “Accept my condolences on the loss of your pet; I know you shared many beautiful memories together.”
  • “My heart goes out to you and your family as you grieve the loss of a very lovable member of your family.”
  • “Losing a pet is never easy, and it reminds us of the huge role they played in our lives, cherish the memories.”
  • “I am so sorry for you had to put down your dog. I admire your bravery and love; you are a great pet owner.”
  • “My deepest sympathy on the loss of your dog, I’ve known that dog for as long as I’ve known you, she will be missed.”
  • “Accept my deepest, and heartfelt condolences on the loss of your pet, who I know is also a member of your family, may the beautiful memories of your pet, comfort you in what must be a sad period for you.”

When someone loses a pet, avoid making statements such as “You can always get another pet.” It is equivalent to telling a boy who just lost his father, your mother will remarry soon and you will no longer miss your father. Stupid right? Yes, it is insensitive, and you should never say or imply that to a pet owner.

Remember, the best condolences message is one that conveys your sympathy.

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Sympathy Thank You Wording

Losing someone close to you is difficult so people will generally understand if they do not receive a thank you since you are grieving and have many other things on your mind; however writing thank yous to those that offered their sympathy, volunteered their time, or sent gifts/flowers is a nice gesture and shows your appreciation. Writing thank yous can also help take your mind off your loss and give you an opportunity to connect with others.

Who
You don't need to send a written thank you to everyone, a formal thank you isn't usually expected for someone who only sent a sympathy card or note. Send thank yous to those who sent gifts/flowers, visited you or helped you out during your time of loss.

When
Ideally, you'd send out your thank you card or note within a couple of weeks, but people will understand if you send them out later, after you have gone through the grieving process.

What to Write
Thank them specifically for what they've done for you (their words, time, gifts, etc) and let them know how much it meant to you. Usually a few lines are sufficient for a thank you, but if you want you can write more or share a story of the deceased.

Tips
  • Hand written notes/cards will be more intimate and personal.
  • If you are not emotional ready to write thank yous, you can ask someone else write it for you.
  • If someone gave a donation in the deceased's honor or a monetary gift, avoid mentioning specific dollar amounts. Instead, you can just say something like, "Thank you for your generosity in honoring Robert." or "Thank you so much for your generosity during our time of grief".
Sympathy Thank You Wording Samples

General Sympathy Thank You Messages

Thank you for your kindness and sympathy during our time of sorrow. It gives us great comfort to know that you are thinking about us as we grieve my father's death.

We are grateful for friends like you during this time of loss, without your love and support, it would have been much more difficult to get through.

Thank you for your great concern during this challenging time. It really touched my heart deeply.

It has always been a privilege to have you as a friend. I don't know how I would have been able to cope with the loss of [Deceased's name] if you weren't there supporting me. Thanks just doesn't seem enough at times like this.

I appreciate your thoughtfulness and caring heart more than words can express.

The [Deceased's Family Name] Family would like to express their thanks to friends and family for the many cards, flowers, messages, and support following the passing of [Deceased's name]. It was a great comfort to that you care so much. Words can't express our gratitude for all your thoughts, prayers, and love.

You said that you'd would always be there for our family and you were. Thank you for being there for us in the good times and not so good times.

You have our sincerest appreciation for all the love and support that you've shown to me during my time of loss. Thank you for being a truly great friend.

Thank you for your thoughtfulness, We are grateful to have such amazing friends like you. Your generosity, support, and love during our time of loss is greatly appreciated .



Sympathy Thank You for Meal

Thank you for providing delicious meals to our family, it helped us relieve a little bit of stress during our difficult time, we truly appreciate having such great friends like you.

Our family would like to offer you our most sincere thanks for the meals that you delivered to us during our time of sorrow, it really made our everything a little easier during this difficult time.

Thank you so very much for cooking delicious meals for us during this difficult time, it gave us one less thing to worry about. Your thoughtfulness is truly appreciated.

You have my deepest gratitude for sacrificing your time for preparing meals for our family. It was very touching and helpful. Thank you.



Sympathy Thank You for Flowers

Thank you so much for the lovely floral arrangement that you sent in honor of [Deceased's name]. It meant so much to us that you are thinking about us when we were saying goodbye to [Deceased's name].

Thank you for the beautiful flowers you sent in memory of [Deceased's name]. Your thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated.

Thank you for the beautiful flowers you sent us. It is such a comfort to know that you were thinking of us during our time of sadness.

Your beautiful flowers help to brighten up our day during a difficult time. Thank you for your compassion and thoughtfulness.



Sympathy Thank You for Card/Note

My heartfelt thanks for the lovely card, we really appreciate your kind thoughts during our time of grieving. Knowing that we are in your thoughts and prayers is very comforting.

Thank you for your sympathy note and kind words you wrote about [Deceased's name]. It is comforting to know that you are thinking of me during my time of loss.

Thank you for your sympathy and consoling words. It means a great deal to me that you are thinking of me during this sad time.

Thank you for your heartfelt sympathy card. I really appreciate that you're thinking of me during this time.

Your loving card helped bring comfort to my troubled heart. Thank you for your kind and thoughtful words.



Sympathy Thank You for Donation

I appreciate your thoughtful donation to [Organization] in memory of [Deceased's name]. Your thoughtfulness and generosity are greatly appreciated by the entire family.

Thank you for your kindness in remembering [Deceased's name] with your donation. You were a good friend to [Deceased's name] and I know you meant a lot to him/her.

We appreciate your generous contribution to [Organization] in honor of [Deceased's name]. Thank you for remembering him in such a thoughtful way.

Your donation in honor of [Deceased's name] memory means so much to our family. Thank you for your love and generosity, it'll not be forgotten.


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