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

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 » Holidays & Celebrations

Thank someone for an expression of sympathy by verbally expressing thanks at the time of the expression and later writing a thank you note. Anyone in the family can acknowledge the expression with a personalized note. More » Holidays & Celebrations

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 »