28 Great Sample Sympathy Card Messages

Here is a look at some great examples of what to write in a sympathy message. From simple gift messages to sentimental heartfelt words, here is a look at some great sample sympathy card messages to inspire your creativity.

“Celebrating the life of a good man and mourning his passing with you.”

“Holding you close in my thoughts and hoping you are doing OK.”

“I hope you feel surrounded by much love.”

“I know loss can be difficult, so I’ll be thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers.”

“I love you and want to let you know that I will help you in any way you think I can. Just name it.”

“I want you to know that I am sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.”

“I want you to know that I am willing to help you in any way. I’ll be in touch with you to check in on you and see how you are doing.”

“I was saddened to hear that your grandfather passed away. My thoughts are with you and your family.”

“I would like to send my condolences to you and your family. I’ll keep you in my prayers.”

“I’m available if you need to talk. Expect me to call you soon if I don’t hear from you first.”

“It was truly a pleasure working with your father for 17 years. He will be deeply missed.”

“Life is complex, and so is death. The feelings that follow a death can be easier to navigate with a friend. Please let me know if you want someone to listen.”

“Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.”

“Please forgive me for my loss of words at this time. I will be praying for you and your family. My condolences.”

“Remembering your wonderful mother and wishing you comfort.”

“Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss.”

“Sharing in your sadness as you remember [name].”

“Thinking of you all as you celebrate your grandmother’s remarkable life.”

“Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember a friend who was so close to you.”

“Those we lose continue on in our hearts and memories.”

“We are missing Anne along with you. With heartfelt sympathy,”

“We can celebrate together and honor the lives of those who have passed, but we need each other for support. Don’t hesitate to call anytime.”

“What a good and generous man your father was. I thought his funeral service was a wonderful tribute to him and all he has done for our community. He will be missed.”

“What an amazing person and what a remarkable life. I feel so lucky that I got to know him.”

“With deepest sympathy as you remember [name].”

“Your daughter touched so many lives for the good. I’m grateful I had the chance to know her as both a colleague and a cherished friend.”

“Your mama was an amazing lady, and I feel privileged to have known her. I know you will miss her deeply. I’ll be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.”

“Your mother blessed so many people with her faith and kindness. Praying that you’ll find comfort in your memories of her and in the knowledge that others are missing her, too.”

When you don’t know the words to say, check out this quick video on some great tips on what to write in a sample sympathy message.

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