No matter if its a funeral for a
close relative or a friend of a friend, funerals are not the easiest thing to
attend and neither is writing a thoughtful condolence message to the family.
Allow us to
help by giving you many suggestions of messages and phrases that you would want
to receive if things were reversed.
I can understand at a time
like this you feel as though celebrating your wedding is just too much. But
know that the person you have loved and lost would want nothing less than to
see you happy and joyful on such a special day.
His/her life had so many
blessing in it, the most important one was her family. May her spirit live
within you for many years to come.
The love that surrounded
the two of you could be felt from across the room. If I have only one wish
for you it would be, even though he/she is gone, may that love still radiate
in every room you walk into so that memory never fades from the minds of
those who felt it in the past.
Life is filled with ups and
downs and when we lose someone, its hard to see what will ever bring us up
again. Thankfully we know that our unhappiness would not bring any joy to
the one we lost.
Wish You Were Here
Anniversaries can be a
tricky thing. Some can be easy and exciting such as a wedding anniversary,
but others arenít so much fun, like the lost of someone we cherish. Both can
bring great memories floating to the surface. Take the time to remember!
Creating this speech has
been difficult. Its not like writing a speech for a birthday party or a
wedding. We arenít here to celebrate a joyous event, although, in a way we
are here to celebrate something really special.
Good morning my friend. Iím
sorry this day is not a better one, but Iím glad we are here together to
celebrate this wonderful life. May their afterlife be ever better than their
It is always harder to
celebrate holidays such as Christmas when we are missing someone we love.
May your holiday be filled with special memories from past holidays.
Merry Christmas Wishes
Thank you for your
thoughtful words of sympathy for the loss we have suffered. I am grateful to
know we are not alone in our sorrow and he/she was greatly loved.
What To Write In A
Thank You Card
Easter reminds us that life
can be taken away tragically and sometimes quicker than weíd have every
expected. But it also reminds us that thanks for Jesus Christ, we can
continue our lives in heaven. Let this holiday remind you of what is to come
for those who have passed on.
Sorry to hear of the lost
of your ______. Thankfully he/she lived a good long life filled with
everything one would celebrate right up to retirement. His/her life was good
and his/her afterlife will be even better. Until we see him/her again.
We celebrated many
birthdays together and now that we have celebrated our last, I have to say I
feel a sense of sadness. May his/her birthdays continue in the afterlife.
May the party never stop!
May your glass be ever full.
May the roof
over your head be always strong,
And may you be in heaven half an hour
Before the devil knows your dead.
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Wishing you many moments filled with
happy memories of your departed friend.
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unfortunate that we all must part ways before we meet again. But the
great news is, we will all meet again someday!
We send our condolences to you and your family for
the loss of someone who has touched so many wonderful lives.
My condolences on this hard day that's upon us, a
time we have to say goodbye. But never forget we are only really
saying, see you later.
I do wish things could have turned out differently
for you and your family. But knowing that ____ is at peace does give
me some comfort. I hope you also can find comfort in knowing this.
Condolences on your loss.
Saying goodbye has got to be the hardest thing to do
in this world. But at least we know its not forever. We will meet
again soon. Sending our deepest condolences.
In times like these I always find it difficult to
express my condolences in a meaningful phrase. At the same time, I
realize what I say really doesn't make much of a difference. Being
there for you does. So please allow me to be there for you, in any way
that I can. I can only hope my presence brings you
Lost from this lifetime, but not lost forever.
Our hearts are full of wonderful memories that would keep anyone alive for
years to come. Please accept our condolences for your loss.
Sending you our condolences. The imprint ____ has
left on our hearts just shows his/her memory will never fade.
I never know what to say in times like these.
It then hit me, I need not say anything at all. What is important is
that you know I am here for you if you need me. For anything. My
Condolences on your loss, which is not an easy one.
But know that the place ______ now resides is a much better place than here.
Let that give you comfort.
I wish I had the exact words that would take all your
pain away, but I don't. Hopefully knowing that there are people in
your life that wish they could do the impossible to remove your pain is a
comfort, if nothing else. Our deepest condolences.
This is a sad day for many people. Condolences
to all. But knowing that ______ is in heaven givens me some comfort. I
just hope you also feel this comfort. We are so very sorry for your loss.
Sending you our sincere condolences. A loss
like yours is something no one should have to live through. Please
know that we are all here for you and want to do anything we can to help you
through this trying time.
This is a time to be surrounded by those that love
you, allow us to be here for you during this strenuous time and please
accept our condolences.
At this time I would like to express my deepest
condolences. May God be with you in this time of sorrow.
Sending all of our love to you and your family.
Please accept our condolences.
Saying goodbye is never easy to do, but what is easy
is to tell you how loved you are, and how incredibly happy we are that you
are here for us to tell you how much we love you. With loving condolences.
A sad day is upon us, and letting
go is one of the hardest things we have to do in our lives. But
knowing _______ is in a place free from hurt and pain makes letting go a
little bit easier. Please accept our deepest condolences.
May I express our families
sincerely condolences in the loss of your ______. He will be greatly
missed and not just my family. He was a big part of many peoples
The love and kindness that ______
shared with so many people during her time on earth with us is something
that will not be forgotten. Her body may not roam the streets
anymore but her spirit will always be with us and you. Sending
condolences and a whole lot of love your way.
Many condolences on the loss of
someone so dear to so many of us. Please remember they are in a
much better place now and let that be your comfort.
Our heart weigh very heavily
on this day of mourning. And we cannot express enough
your loss. If there is anything that we can do for you, please let
This community will feel this great
loss. If we pull together, we can all lean on each other for
support. Please allow your community to be there for you and know
that every condolence phrase you hear comes straight from the
I am very sorry for your loss and
everything this means for you and your family. You have a strong and
loving family who will help you through this trying time, but remember,
you have friends too who want to be there for you as well. So every time
you hear someone give their condolences, please know that it is
more than words they are giving, there is a ton of love being
sent as well.
You lost someone you love, and we
all send loving condolences to you. But please, don't push us away, we
don't want to lose someone we love too.
Loss of this magnitude would seem catastrophic to just about anyone.
We see what you are going through and aren't really sure what we can do
to help and send our loving condolences. But keep in mind, we are here, we will not leave you.
One day you will feel just a little bit less of the hurt and want to
talk. We will still be here, waiting, for that day.
The hurt you are feeling today may seem incurable. And you are
probably right. But each week, each month, each year, the hurt
will fade. You will then start to feel yourself again, and at that
time you will appreciate all the loving words of condolence that may
seem overwhelming on this particular day.
We love you so much. At a time like this, we figured that is all
you need to hear. So please, allow this condolence phrase to find it's
way to your heart.
We are so sorry you are having to go through such a horrible ordeal.
We wish there was some magic spell we could do to relieve you of this
pain verses having to send condolence phrases in a card. Whenever, however, with whoever you feel most comfortable
with, talk, cry and allow yourself to grieve.
I never thought this day would come. 'He'll live forever', we use to
say. But I suppose that is not true. Not on this earth anyway.
But up in Heaven, he is living! He is happy, he is calm and he is
with God. Please allow this condolence message to bring you a happy
We wish we could be right beside you, holding your hand while you deal
with such a devastation. Please know our thoughts and prayers are
with you. You will move past this, you will be happy again and one
day you will look back at all the condolences you received and realize
how many people cared for you and your lost loved one.
Please accept our love and condolences. She was a great woman.
No one will ever fill her shoes.
The memories will be everlasting. May you always remember that
love. And remember one thing if nothing else, you are never
alone, the number of condolences you've received in these past few days
So here are some suggestions that you may find helpful when writing a
condolence card or sending a bereavement letter:
There is simply not enough words to tell you how sorry I am for your
loss. He/she was a good man and will be dearly missed.
This loss is so unfortunate and nobody should have to endure the pain
you and your family are going through. May you feel our love and know we
are praying for you.
I canít even imagine what you are going through. But please know that I
am here for you. Even if its just to talk, I am a good listener.
We hope you know that you are not alone in this. There are many people
who cared for __________ and will miss him/her so much. They are all
wanting to be there for you to help support you through this traumatic
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this tough time. Please
keep in mind we are here for you if you need us for anything.
We want you to know that ___________ memory will always be with you and
all the lives he/she touched. A memory like that can never be forgotten.
A grief like yours can be unbearable and we wish so much for you not to
have to endure this pain. Try and stay positive as this pain will pass
and you will be able to get on with your life with wonderful pain-free
memories of _______________.
Please accept our heartfelt condolences for the loss of your
___________. We are thinking of you and pray for your pain to sway
quickly so you can concentrate on the memories of such a wonderful
Suffering is a horrible thing, this is why we share comfort in knowing
that _________ is no longer suffering. Although now we see you are
suffering with grief. We know there is nothing we can say to bring
him/her back, but at least let it be your comfort that he/she is in a
good place now and is happy.
Please accept our
heartfelt sympathy for your loss.
during this time.
Keep in mind we are
there for you, if you need anything during this devastating time.
We are so sorry for
your loss and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and
Our hearts go out
to you during this time of sorrow.
We are so deeply
saddened when we hear of this great loss.
Although I know
that no words can ease the loss you feel, just know that you are in
our thoughts and prayers.
Words canít say how
sad we feel. We are thinking of you during this time.
So sorry for your
loss and any way we can help, weíd like to be there for you.
It is so hard to
say goodbye, but know that your love is felt and your words are
heard. So take time to say goodbye in your own way.
In a time of loss
like this, all I can say is how sorry we are and how much we love
during this time of loss.
We can't even
pretend to know how you feel, but we can tell you that everything
will be okay, you will be okay, time will heal all.
I wish I could take
the pain you are feeling away. May you know we are thinking of
you and hope that brings you some comfort.
We hope these condolence messages has made it a little
easier for you to write your condolence message. Feel free to use any of these
messages where you see fit.