Writing a sympathy card message is an important part to consider when sending funeral / sympathy flowers. For some people, it can be a challenge choosing the right words or simply something they didn’t get a moment to think about in their busy day-to-day schedule.
Here at Petal Street Flower Company, we understand the importance of writing a thoughtful and heartfelt message and always try to offer suggestions. We wrote out this list of sympathy messages to help you with the thought process starting with the most common phrases we receive here at the shop followed by some suggestions when sending from family, friends, and co-workers.
Our most commonly used phrases:
With deepest sympathy/condolences
With heartfelt sympathy/condolences
With prayers and s sympathy/condolences
With sincere sympathy/condolences
With warm thoughts and prayers
Our/my thoughts and prayers are with you
Thinking of you at this difficult time
Always in our hearts
With love at this sad time
In caring sympathy
With you in sorrow
Sharing your sadness
Thinking of you
Caring thoughts are with you
God bless you and comfort you
Keeping you in our prayers
Lifting you up in prayer
Praying for you
Wishing you peace
Wishing you healing
My heart goes out to you
Please accept our condolences
My sincere condolences
From a family member:
I am thankful to have shared memories with _____. I will miss him/her and his/her impact on our family.
Our family will not be the same without _______. I hope we can find comfort together during this difficult time.
No words will ever do justice to the impact ________ has left on our family.
I will miss _______ and will carry our memories together for the rest of my life.
_______ made a difference in so many lives. I am thankful to have been a member of his/her family, learning and growing from him/her.
Where lives pass, memories carry on forever.
I hope we can celebrate the life _______ lived, remembering the good times we’ve shared as a family.
Our family will forever remain strong together and will share in the journey to finding peace after this difficult loss.
From a friend:
Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Please know you are in our thoughts, and in our hearts.
Words fail to express my sorrow for your loss. Please know I am with you through this difficult time.
My heart goes out to you and your family.
The joy _____ brought to our lives will not be forgotten.
Please know I am here to listen, comfort, and lean on during this difficult time.
I hope it brings you comfort to know that I am celebrating the life ______ lived and am thankful for his impact on my life.
Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss.
Please know we are only a phone call away.
Hoping these words will help you find comfort during this time of sorrow.
From a co-worker or company:
Please know we are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.
We are so lucky to have you as a member of our office and are saddened to hear of your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts.
Wishing you peace and comfort during this hard time.
We are so sorry to have learned about your loss. We are here for you.
I hope this card finds you surrounded by strength and compassion.
Please accept our warmest condolences, we are deeply sorry for your loss.
Our hearts are saddened to learn of your loss, please know we are with you.
We hope you know we are by your side during this time of sorrow.
From all of us:
We are deeply sorry for your loss.
________'s smile will forever be a ray of sunshine in our lives.
May you find comfort in knowing you are not alone, you are surrounded by those who care for you.
Please remember that we love and care about you and will be here for you always.
It was truly a pleasure to have gotten to know ______. He/she will be missed dearly.
We hope this card finds you surrounded by love and compassion.
May time help you heal and bring you peace.
The loss of a loved one is never easy, but know we are with you through your grief.
We are thankful to be a part of your life and hope we can offer comfort and strength during your time of need.
We hold you close in our thoughts and hope you know you can lean on us for whatever you may need.
Sending you lots of love and comfort, we are so sorry for your loss.
No longer by our side, but forever in our hearts.
During this time of grief, we wish you all peaceful hearts.
What was once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us. ~ Helen Keller
Always write from your heart
We hope this list has helped writing thoughtful condolences much easier. Always remember, writing from your heart is the best way to find the right words.
Have some suggestions for sympathy card messages? Let us know in the comments section below.
Here’s a quick link back to our Funeral Flowers Collections if that is where you started.