Some messages to write in a sympathy card, as suggested by Hallmark, include, "I am sorry for your loss," "My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you," "My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time," "Y... More »

Only a few short but sincere sentences are an adequate expression of gratitude to those who express their sympathies following the death of a loved one. A thank you message for a sympathy card should state appreciation f... More »

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Address the message, and then include your true, sincere feelings. End by asking if there is anything you can do to help. More »

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Acknowledgements.net notes that messages in a sympathy card may include phrases such as "You are in my thoughts," "My sincerest sympathy," "Sent with love and remembrance," "Peace, Prayers, and Blessings" and "May your h... More »

Some words of sympathy that people can give to someone for the loss of a mother are "we are sorry for your loss," "we are thinking about your wonderful mother," "our thoughts are with you and your family" and "we will mi... 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 »

Sentiments on sympathy cards for someone who has lost a father should be sincere, personal and heartfelt. Sending a sympathy card to bereaved family members is a thoughtful way of expressing one's condolences and also of... More »