Thank-you notes for sympathizers convey messages of appreciation with a sincere, personal tone. They consist of a few sentences that express gratitude to the people who sent condolences, flowers and donations. More » Holidays & Celebrations

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 » Holidays & Celebrations

The best ways to express sympathy or offer condolences are to send flowers, write a card, visit the person concerned or make a donation to an appropriate charity. It is important to consider your relationship with the pe... 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 »

"We are so sorry for your loss," "I hope you feel surrounded by much love" and "I'm going to miss her too" are all sympathy messages that are appropriate for writing in a card, states Hallmark. Sympathy messages help tho... More »

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 »

Messages to include in sympathy notes are statements like, "I am so sorry for your loss" and "Wishing you peace as we remember your father. He will be greatly missed." Statements must be comforting, sensitive, and offer ... More »