When expressing sympathy on a card, one phrase that fits well is, "Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time." Because sympathy entail... More »

Depending upon the event or occasion for which you are sending a card, the message may be specific to a particular day, or the sentiment may be that of a sympathy note. If you are unsure which specific holiday the person... More »

An example of a sympathy thank you quote is: "Thank you for being there during this sad and difficult time." A thank you quote that comes from the heart means most to the person grieving. More »

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Appropriate sympathy etiquette involves giving a grieving person an honest, heartfelt message in regard to his loss. This message can be delivered in person, in writing, over the phone, or through email or social media. More »

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A sympathy message should include condolences for the recipient's loss and a fond memory of the deceased, if the writer has one. A specific offer of assistance is appropriate, but financial assistance is not, according t... More »

Condolence messages to a grieving family specifically expresses sympathy for the family's loss and support and provide support by assuring the family that the message sender's thoughts are with the family. A brief apprec... More »

Write a bereavement thank you card by addressing recipients by name, thanking them for both their sympathy and any gifts or services they provided, and ending with a traditional closing phrase like "sincerely yours" foll... More »

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