Condolence Message

The following are examples of condolences and/or condolence messages that you may want to include in your sympathy card to the bereaved family. Any of the wording given below is appropriate for inclusion and would be greatly appreciated by the grieving family.

Condolence Message For A Friend
I am very saddened by Lisa’s death. Lisa was more than just my friend but she was also a very amazing woman. She touched many lives and was deeply loved by many.  Her passing will not only leave a void in our lives, but in the hearts of everyone who knew her. I will always cherish Lisa’s memory in my heart.

If there is anything that I can do to help you in anyway, please do not hesitate to call me at anytime. You can phone me at (phone number) to talk. I am always here for you and your family at a moment's notice. My sincere thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence Message For A Husband
I was deeply saddened by the death of William. I know how difficult it must be for you and your family. You are in my daily thoughts and prayers. William was such a kind person and someone everyone looked up to. I will miss his wise and helpful advice. We believe William has passed on to a better place now.

You can take comfort and strength from the wonderful family you and he had together. I know their love will get you through this sad time as well as your faith in God. I would like to offer my help in whatever you need in any way. Please call me at (phone number) and I will arrange to meet with you. May God bless you and your family during this time and always.

Condolence Message For A Mother
I just heard about your mom. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I want you to know I am thinking of you and what you and your family must be going through right now. Please accept my sincere condolences. I can only imagine how difficult this must be for you.

She was a strong woman and certainly demonstrated commitment and love for her family and friends. Mrs. Smith was a kind and considerate person who had the love of many she touched. My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. Sending you my deepest condolences and love.

Condolence Message From An Illness
I am so sorry for your loss. I was sad to hear (name of deceased) lost his battle with cancer. I am sure you are missing (name of deceased) everyday. His presence was strong in many lives and all are feeling the void. I truly loved (deceased name) and his unique and great sense of humor.

He was a blessing to be around. This is just to let you know that you are in my thoughts and if there is anything I can do to assist you in anyway, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Condolence Message For  A Sudden Death

I am sorry to hear about (deceased name)’s death. We are still in shock, especially since we just saw him last week. I remember that we were already planning for a next meeting and how excited he was to be together with all his friends.
I cannot imagine the pain of losing a spouse, much more at the peak of his career. We will definitely miss him. Our coworkers are also extending their deepest sympathies to you and your family. You and your family will always be in our prayers.

General Heartfelt Condolence Message 
Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know that are happy.

You have my deepest sympathies on the death of your love one.  Please remember that we love and care about you. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. May the blessings of love be upon you, may its peace abide with you, may its essence illuminate your heart, Now and forever more Blessing

Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends for strength and always remember how much you are cared about. Also check out these great resources for condolence message information:

About.com
Words of Sympathy
Obituaries.com

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