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What to write in Sympathy cards

Sympathy messages for cards

It can be very difficult to write a sympathy message for a card, and there will never be a perfect message for such a sad occasion, but here are our suggestions for things to write in a bereavement or sympathy card.

  • Words do an injustice in explaining how much we will miss [name]. He/she will remain alive in our memories and admiration
  • May God bless and keep you and your family in His care now and forever. You are in my prayers
  • I know there is nothing I can say at this time but [name] was a lovely man/woman and will be missed, thinking of you all
  • I wish I could gather the right words to make your pain less and offer you some comfort. You are always in my thoughts
  • I wish to extend my condolences and let you know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers
  • Our deepest sympathies during your time of loss. Please know that we are here for you
  • In loving memory of [name], he/she will be missed dearly
  • I want you to know that I am here for you at this time of grieving
  • Those who bloom in the hearts of others never fade away. May you find comfort and strength in your memories
  • I know there is nothing I can say at this time but [name] was a lovely man/woman and will be truly missed, thinking of you all
  • Our deepest sympathy
  • With heartfelt sympathy, may you feel our love embrace you during this difficult time
  • It’s hard to know what to say, except that I’m thinking of you in friendship and sympathy at this time.
  • My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow
  • Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you
  • Thinking of you at this difficult time