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 »

"A Pet Memorial Poem for a Cat," written by Constance Jenkins, is a sympathy poem for the death of a cat. The deceased cat is the speaker of the poem, assuring its owner that it had a good life and is now at peace. More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

Sympathy card verses include Bible verses like Matthew 5:4, "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted," and poetic verses like, "May the stars carry your sadness away, May the flowers fill your heart with... More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

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 »

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 »

When someone dies, it's appropriate to express sympathy with phrases such as, "I am sorry for your loss," or "You and your loved one are in my thoughts." It's equally appropriate to lend support to the people affected by... More »

When someone passes away, appropriate things to say include "I'm sorry for your loss," "I'm here if you need anything," and "Please accept my sympathy." A person can also ask, "How are you feeling?" to give his friend a ... More » Holidays & Celebrations