What do you write in a condolence letter?

Sample Condolence Letter

  1. (acknowledge the loss and the name of the deceased; express your sympathy; note special qualities of the deceased; recall a memory of the deceased)
  2. (remind the bereaved of their personal strengths)
  3. (offer help but be specific; end with a word or phrase of sympathy).

What do you write when someone dies example?


  • “We are so sorry for your loss.”
  • “I’m going to miss her, too.”
  • “I hope you feel surrounded by much love.”
  • “Sharing in your sadness as you remember Juan.”
  • “Sharing in your sadness as you remember Dan.”
  • “Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs.
  • “With deepest sympathy as you remember Robert.”

How do I say my condolences?

Example condolence messages

  1. I’m sorry for your loss.
  2. Please accept my deepest condolences for you and your family’s loss.
  3. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
  4. I am truly sorry to hear about the loss of your father.
  5. It was with great sadness that we learned of Daniel’s passing.

How do you say sorry for your loss?

Words of sympathy

  1. “I’m thinking of you during this difficult time”
  2. “You are in my thoughts, and I’m here if you need to talk or hold my hand”
  3. “I’m sorry you’re going through this”
  4. “I was saddened to hear of Michael’s passing, and my thoughts are with you and your family.”
  5. “I’m sending you my condolences.”

What to say to comfort the bereaved?

The Best Things to Say to Someone in Grief

  1. I am so sorry for your loss.
  2. I wish I had the right words, just know I care.
  3. I don’t know how you feel, but I am here to help in any way I can.
  4. You and your loved one will be in my thoughts and prayers.
  5. My favorite memory of your loved one is…