What to Write in a Sympathy Card for Loss

When a loved one is grieving over the loss of somebody, you may wish to relay some of your own feelings and condolences during their grieving. Writing even a simple sympathy card for their loss takes only a few moments. A collection of sympathy words and thought starters are listed below to help get you thinking about the message you want to share.

At least, she is no longer suffering.

Death and taxes are certain.

Feel better fast.

He lived a full life.

His health went downhill so fast.

I am here for you. Please let me know if I can help in any way.

I am so sorry to hear about your ____. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.

I am thinking about you and sending love.

I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of _____.

I know just how you feel.

I want you to know that I am here for you during this difficult time.

I’m praying for you.

I’m thinking of you during this difficult and sad time.

In loving memory of ______. We will all miss him dearly.

It was just his time.

It was worse when my dad died.

Love and sympathies to you and your family.

May fond memories of _______ bring you comfort, even as you face these dark days.

May God bless you and keep you in his care, now and in the days to come.

May God comfort you with His peace and strength.

May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.

May the love of family and friends sustain you in these difficult days.

May your memories give you peace and comfort.

My heart goes out to you during this difficult time.

Our heartfelt condolences.

Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Our hearts go out to you in your time of grief.

Perhaps his death was a blessing, after all.

Please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss.

Please accept my sincere sympathies.

Please know that we are here from you, sending our love.

Praying for you in fondness and friendship, particularly at this sad time.

Sharing your sorrow, as we fondly recall our dear friend ________.

Time heals all wounds.

We are very saddened to hear of your recent loss and would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family.

We cannot begin to understand what you must be going through right now, but we send our love, and we promise to pray for your
entire family.

We want to express our sympathy for your loss and to let you know that our thoughts are with you.

With love and fond memories of ________.

With sincere sympathy.

Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow. Please remember that you are not alone…we are always here for you.

Words fail to express our sadness at the death of ________.

You and your family are surrounded by love during this difficult time.

You are in my thoughts.

You will get over it eventually.

You’ll find someone else.

Losing someone can occur at any moment. The below infographic outlines the benefits to pre-planning your funeral and fulfilling the final wishes of your loved one. Not only does this ease the financial burden of the survivor, but also gives them emotional relief. Some decisions that can be made ahead of time includes choosing the service location, preferences, and burial method.

Guide to Pre Planning a Funeral

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