Sympathy Card Wording

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Sympathy Card Wording:

Whenever a friend, family member, neighbor or co-worker is suffering from the loss of a loved one, it’s often very difficult to find just the right words to both express your grief while at the same time imparting thoughts that can serve to lift their spirits. The recipient of your card is experiencing a deep sense of grief and loss, and a million thoughts and worries are currently crossing his/her mind. So it’s best to keep your sympathy card message brief, simple and sincere. In this section you will find a variety of sympathy card examples that are designed to give you a good idea of what message is appropriate for various situations. Keep in mind that whatever words you write, your kind gesture will be greatly appreciated.

Sympathy Card Message – I’m Heartbroken

There are no words to express how deeply heartbroken I am to learn of ___________ passing. I want to express my sincere condolences for this incredible loss to your family. You will remain in my thoughts and prayers.

Sympathy Wording Example – Thoughts of Comfort

I am so sorry to hear of your grandmother’s passing. She was such a great lady, always warm, loving and kind. At this very difficult time, I send many thoughts of comfort and love to you and your family.

Sympathy Wording Sample – My Heart Aches

My heart aches for you and your family as you mourn the passing of ____________. He/she was such a vibrant lady/man, and I am a better person for having known him/her. I will always treasure the fond memories that I have of him/her.

Sympathy Card Wording – We Feel Blessed

We feel so very blessed to have known ____________. It pains us greatly to learn of his/her passing. But now he/she is not suffering any more, and can enjoy a full and happy life in Heaven with all those friends and family who have departed before him/her.

Sympathy Card Example – You Can Count On Me

At this very difficult time, I want you to know you can count on me to help you out with whatever you need. I stand ready to assist. You can also expect some pre-cooked dinners to arrive at your home throughout the week.

Sympathy Card Message – Sincere Condolences

Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sympathy Card Wording – It Grieves Us Greatly

It grieves us greatly to see you in so much pain. The unbelievable tragedy of losing your beautiful/handsome daughter/son is heartbreaking. You are such a wonderful and loving family. May all the precious memories you have of ____________ bring you comfort and strength. Know that you are surrounded by the incredible love of your family and friends.

Sympathy Card Sample – I Am Here For You

I will always fondly remember _____________ as a wonderful friend and neighbor. He/she was forever cheery, thoughtful, and kind. I want you to know that I am here for you and your family. Whatever you need, I am ready to help.

Sympathy Card Wording – I Will Cherish the Memories

I cherish all the memories I have of wonderful times spent with ____________. He/she was one of a kind! His/her joy and zest for life will be remembered in the hearts and minds of everyone who was lucky enough to have enjoyed his/her friendship and generosity. I offer you my sincere condolences.

Sympathy Card Wording Example – I Will Miss Him

Uncle Joe was such a wonderful man, and a truly special human being. He taught us all so much just by being a great example of how to live a good, full, honest life filled with happiness, kindness and generosity. I will miss him every single day.

Sympathy Card Sample – Please Forgive Me

Please forgive me. I am at a loss for words. This tragedy is beyond belief. My heart is filled with tears and my mind is numb. If there is something I can do for you, please let me know. You have my love and prayers.

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  1. Thanks for this .. When sending a sympathy card or note of condolence it is often difficult to know what to say or how to phrase our thoughts and feelings, this article is very impotent.

    1. Thank you so much Clara. It makes me happy to know that I could help! More wording for cards will be posted up soon.