Condolence Phrases for Sympathy Cards and Flowers
These condolence phrases and sympathy wishes should help you to write a comforting message. The cards on this page are our own designs and sales help us to help those who are grieving through this site.
One of the most difficult things is trying to find the right words to express sympathy when someone dear to you loses a loved one. It's so hard to find words of condolence that are meaningful, but not too sentimental, or which don't sound contrived.
The most important thing when writing condolence notes, is to be honest and write from the heart. Say what you are feeling. Make it personal. Don't worry that you are going to upset the person when they get it. They are upset anyway, and they will be greatly comforted by the fact that you are thinking about them whatever you write.
Here are some sample condolences and sympathy phrases to give you inspiration. Just pick one, and perhaps add something like a personal memory or thought of your own. Even if you just write that you are thinking of your friend, or family member, it is enough.
Condolence phrases for sympathy cards, notes to go with flowers, or even to put in an email or text.
Our thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.
We send you our heartfelt sympathy and wish you comfort and peace in the coming months.
Our hearts are saddened to hear of your loss.
May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
Words cannot express our feelings of sorrow on hearing of the passing of your dear husband/wife/friend.
. . . was a very special person and we will all miss him/her.
I'm sure you will have lots of happy memories to treasure into the future.
We will treasure our happy memories of the times we spent with ....
Our thoughts go out to you at this very sad time, our comfort is that you are such a close family and will all be there for each other.
Sent with love and remembrance.
With our warmest condolences.
We are deeply sorry to hear of the death of ... .
We wish you peace and courage at this difficult time.
May .... rest in peace. It is a comfort to know that .... is no longer suffering.
We wish we could be there with you to share in your sorrow and give you comfort.
May the love of your family and friends help you in your time of sadness.
We are sending you hope and peace in our thoughts.
We hope you will take comfort from the happy memories that you have of .....
He/she had a wonderful, well-lived life and will be remembered fondly.
Someone so special will never be forgotten.
Time may dull the pain, but we will never forget. . .
He/She touched so many lives.
May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead.
Sending hugs and best wishes to you all.
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