29 Best Bereavement Sayings

Bereavement represents a period of time when a person mourns the loss of a loved one. This period of intense grief and desolation consists of many stages of pain. From emotional to physical despair, here is a look at some of the best bereavement sayings to offer comfort.

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.”

“Extend sympathy, empathy and compassion to others.”

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

“I hope you feel surrounded by much love.”

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

“I’m going to miss her, too.”

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

“Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.”

“May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten.”

“May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.”

“May your memories give you strength. Our prayers are with you.”

“My/Our thoughts are with you and your family at this time of sorrow.”

“Not only today, but always remember that we love and care about you.”

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

“Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.”

“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 Dan.”

“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.”

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

“We are so sorry for your loss.”

“We pray the love of God enfolds you during your difficult times and He helps you heal with the passage of time.”

“When reason fails, pray for peace. We will be praying with you.”

“While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.”

“Wishing you as much peace as possible during this difficult time.”

“Wishing you peace and comfort at this time of sorrow.”

“Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.”

“With deepest sympathy as you remember.”

Here is a great video on how to work with grief and seeking help through bereavement and loss counseling.