50 Great Sympathy Card Messages for Coworker

Knowing what to write in a sympathy card for a coworker can be a difficult task. Here are several types of sympathy card messages for coworkers to chose from.

To Your Coworker for Loss of a Loved One
To Your Coworker for Loss of a Mother
To Your Coworker for Loss of a Father
To Your Coworker for Loss of a Wife
To Your Coworker for Loss of a Husband
To Your Coworker’s Family for the Death of Your Coworker

To Your Coworker for Loss of a Loved One

#1 I know your heart must be hurting right now. Please know that I am ready to be a listening ear at any time, should you need one. Sometimes it is refreshing to get out and to reflect with somebody like a colleague. Just let me know if you would like to take a walk or grab a coffee. I am here for you.

#2 I am saddened to hear of your loss and want to extend my condolences to you. I am sure feelings of grief are raw, but hope that the kind support of family, friends and coworkers will help you. Please know I care very much and that you are on my mind.

#3 Hoping you have the comfort of family around you at this hard time. May they be a source of strength to you. Be assured that I am concerned for you as you process your sense of loss. If I can be of any help, do not hesitate to let me know.

#4 Grief is such an individual experience and takes time to process. Those in your life will be providing support for you, I hope. I am just offering to be there for you, too. As my valued colleague, know that I want to do whatever I can to help you in the days to come.

#5 I am thinking of you often, hoping that you are finding peace of mind and heart despite your loss. I will do my best to be very supportive of you and helpful to you when you return to work. It is in times like these that it is good to have someone looking out for you and helping with the readjustment. I send you my deepest sympathies and condolences.

#6 I did not know your loved one, but I wish to offer my condolences during what must be a tough time for you. I am sure you will get through this and would love to have lunch if you feel up to it. You might find it helps to be able to talk and share about your loved one.

#7 Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your loved one. It is undoubtedly a difficult time for you, but I am rooting for you to come through this experience. As your coworker, I know you to be a strong person and hope you find yourself able to draw on that strength personally during these hard days.

#8 After a loss, emotions can seem as though they are on a rollercoaster. I want to express my heartfelt sympathy for all that you are going through. May sweet comfort from loved ones be your experience now and provide renewed strength in the future. Trusting you always feel affirmed and supported.

#9 I was thinking of you and wanted to share a sincere word of encouragement to lift your spirits. I hope your heart is being strengthened and that you are being carried through your grief by the knowledge that you are being thought about by many. You are most certainly in my thoughts.

#10 Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your dear one. May you find friends and family to be your steadfast support, and the genuine warmth of concerned colleagues to be your comfort. Please let me know if it would be helpful to get together. I would love the opportunity to visit with you.

To Your Coworker for Loss of a Mother

#1 As you say goodbye to your mother, may you find peace when you hear her voice in your mind, feel her presence in your heart, and see her face looking back at you when you look in a mirror. My deepest sympathies to you during this sad time.

#2 Although we can often feel lonely when we have experienced the passing of a loved one, I want you to know that you are not alone in your bereavement. By sharing stories of your mother’s memory, she will continue to live on, in you, through your recollections.

#3 My deepest sympathies for the loss of your mother. I know she must have been a great woman to have raised a colleague like you. I hope that through this sad time, you can find some strength within and remember her with fond memories.

#4 Upon hearing of the passing of your mother, I want to offer you my deepest condolences. The loss you are suffering is a great one, and I hope that you can look back and remember that the love of a mother never disappears. It is always in your heart.

#5 I want you to know how heavy my heart is to hear about the loss of your mother. I know we are colleagues, and I did not know her, but I want to offer you my deepest sympathies and a friendly face during your grief.

#6 It is hard to put into words the sadness we feel when we lose a mother. My sincere condolences over her passing. May you find peace with warm memories you have collected together, and may your heart carry thoughts of her with you always.

#7 I want to share with you my deepest regrets for the passing of your mother. Know that even after the kind words of sympathy have passed and when your sadness has begun to lift, I am here to help you with your grieving process.

#8 I offer you my heartful sympathies for the sorrow you must be feeling after the loss of your mother. I am here for you during this painful time, and I hope my presence can provide you with some comfort and solace to ease your suffering.

#9 It is difficult to explain the feelings one experiences through the death of a mother. Although I cannot understand your sorrow, I want you to know that you are in my thoughts. I hope that your grief can be consoled with the warm memories you have shared together.

#10 Coworkers don’t often get to see the bond that one has with their mother, but I can tell that her loss will affect you deeply. I hope that you remember the laughter, stories, and love that you shared. I offer my help to you through this difficult time.

To Your Coworker for Loss of a Father

#1 I would like to extend my sincerest condolences for the loss of your father. For as long as we have known one another, we have been coworkers. Today, I offer myself as your shoulder, comfort and friend. Though my gesture couldn’t possibly take away your pain, I hope it eases your suffering to know you are not alone.

#2 Of everyone we know, our parents are the ones who receive the first drops of our love. They collect it in their souls and hold it tightly until we need it most. And one day, through the rain, your father will return that love to you to wash away your grief. My deepest condolences for your loss.

#3 Whether you had four years or 50, when you lose your father, you will never have had enough time. But each time you remember him or speak his name, time stands still for a moment. Because love is timeless, preserved in our memories, even in death. I am sorry for your loss.

#4 There is no easy way to say goodbye to a loved one. Though your world may seem dark today, there will be light again. Your heart may be clouded with grief right now, but unwavering love will shine through in time. Until then, just know that I am here for you.

#5 I am overwhelmed with sympathy and love for you today. Losing your father is a terrible cross bear. If you need to talk, cry, or simply sit in silence, you have my support during this trying time. I hope each passing day brings with it a newfound strength, peace and joy into your heart.

#6 I’m truly sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Feel your sadness as deeply as you need to. Scream, cry, and fall apart. Then pick yourself up, lift your head high, and smile. Smile for the time you had. Smile for the many conversations. Smile for the big bear hugs. But mostly, smile for the love you felt.

#7 A father is a superhero. One day he is lifting you onto his shoulders, and the next, you’re saying goodbye. Like any epic story and all great heroes, his legacy will live on in the minds and hearts of his loved ones. My deepest sympathies for the loss of your father.

#8 I am sorry for the loss of your father. One day you will wake up, and love will be where grief once was. You won’t long for extra time so much as cherish the time you had. You’ll laugh so much that tears run down your face, full of joy and hope. One day peace will find you.

#9 Like stars in the midnight sky, your father’s spirit remains long after he is gone. He’s in the stories told by all who knew him. He’s in your eyes, heart and smile. He’s in the light that shines through your window. He’s the flicker of hope inside your chest. He’s everywhere you go. I am thinking of you and send you my sincerest condolences.

#10 I’m saddened to hear of your loss. When you miss your father, close your eyes and open your heart. Hear his laugh. Smell his scent. Feel the warmth of his hands. Laugh at his jokes. Remember every detail, from the way he danced to the music he liked. He is never truly gone because you bore witness to his life.

To Your Coworker for Loss of a Wife

#1 I extend my sincerest condolences for your loss. I know one of the hardest things can be just carrying on with day-to-day things. I want to tell you that you can expect my full support and the understanding of all of your colleagues. As you find the courage to move forward, please remember that we are there beside you.

#2 I was so sad to hear about the passing of your wife. It’s hard sometimes to know what to say at times like these, so let me just offer you a few heartfelt words. You are an important person to me, and I am here to help and support you in any way I can. I send my deepest condolences for your loss.

#3 At times, life throws us some terrible challenges. I am so sad to hear of the loss of your wife. I know how strong you are. I am sure that you will find a way onwards, but I know that this is the most challenging of times. All I can do is say that I am here for you as your coworker and as your friend, with all the support and understanding I can offer.

#4 My condolences to you for your loss. Events like this put everything in perspective. I just wanted to express what a treasured coworker you are to me and assure you that everyone here is thinking of you. We want to help you all we can at this most difficult of times.

#5 I want to express my deep sympathies for the loss of your wife. I know that at a time like this, every step that you take can be a challenge. I simply want you to know that I am here to offer all of the support that I can.

#6 I was so sorry to hear of your loss of your wife. As one of my closest colleagues, I want to offer you all the help and understanding you need as you begin to get back on your feet. I extend my sincerest condolences to you and your family.

#7 I know that at a time like this, it is all too easy to feel alone. I know I speak for all of our coworkers in saying that you are a deeply valued colleague, and we are thinking of you. Take all of the time you need, and we’ll look forward to seeing you when you’re ready.

#8 My deepest sympathies for your loss of your wife. It might not always seem like it right now, but you will find the strength to get through this. Please remember that nobody is an island, and we are all here to offer you all of our strength and comfort. If you’d like to talk any time about anything, then please just reach out.

#9 I can’t imagine how you must be feeling. The last thing you should think about right now is work so, don’t. We have everything covered for you, so just take all the time you need as you process and grieve. I am thinking of you and send my deepest condolences.

#10 I think of you as my coworker and also my friend, and I want to pass on my profound condolences for the loss of your wife. I know that I speak for everyone here in saying that we are all with you at this time with all of the sympathy and understanding that you need.

To Your Coworker for Loss of a Husband

#1 As seasons come and go, your heart will gently heal. As dark as it feels now, life will eventually become brighter. Take comfort that your husband will forever be watching over you, and your treasured memories will become easier to bear. My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

#2 The birds will sing again for you. The sun will shine again for you. The music will play again for you. Time will eventually help heal you. Nothing will ever take a lifetime of beautiful memories from you. My sincere condolences for your loss of your husband.

#3 I send you my sincere condolences on the passing of your husband. If you need a hand to steady you, I am here. Time will see the darkness leave, and the sun will finally rise, shining on the love and memories that forever live in your heart.

#4 As the sun sets on another day, take solace that they will eventually become happier. I cannot imagine your sorrow as you grieve for your beloved husband. Please know that as your colleague, I will be there by your side to support you through the pain.

#5 No one could have truly prepared you for this, but I want you to know that I am thinking of you, hoping for you, and pulling for you as you work through the grief. Hopefully, I am more than your coworker. Hopefully, I am your friend. So please lean on me and let me be strong for you.

#6 I am reaching out to you to say how terribly sorry I am for the passing of your husband. I truly wish that I could take the hurt away. Please know that you are in my thoughts during this difficult season.

#7 May the angels wrap their wings around you, protecting you and keeping you strong during this sad season. As time passes, you will slowly heal. Know that if you need a friend to comfort you, I will be there by your side to hold you up.

#8 I am saddened by the passing of your husband. I cannot imagine what you are going through, but I want to be there for you to comfort you and ease your burden. Please know that you have a coworker that cares and is ready to listen if you need to talk.

#9 You have been in my thoughts. Though I cannot comprehend the pain that you are experiencing, I wanted to express my deepest condolences and let you know that I am here for you. I am confident that there are brighter days ahead for you, and I look forward to seeing you again.

#10 During this difficult time, know that I am concerned about you and am believing in a future filled with goodness. I wanted to let you know that I am so sorry for your loss. I look forward to seeing you back when you are ready.

To Your Coworker’s Family for the Death of Your Coworker

#1 I am so sorry for your loss. While [insert name] and I were simply colleagues, [he/she] was incredibly kind, and I always enjoyed speaking with [him/her]. [Insert name]’s presence will be missed. My thoughts are with you and your family.

#2 You never know how someone will touch your life. I was a close colleague with [insert name], and [he/she] was an integral part of my work life. I am saddened that [he/she] has departed, and I am truly sorry for your loss. I hope you find comfort in your family and in your memories during this time.

#3 I know this is a difficult time for you, and I extend my deepest condolences to you and your family for the loss of [insert name]. While we only knew each other as coworkers, it was clear that [he/she] had a big heart. We are mourning [his/her] absence alongside you. I am so sorry for your loss.

#4 It’s never easy saying goodbye to someone you love. While [insert name] and I only saw each other at work, I cherished the times our paths crossed. [He/she] was a good person, and I extend my sincerest sympathies and condolences for your loss.

#5 [Insert name] and I were more than just colleagues. We were friends. I am struggling to accept this loss, though I know it must pale in comparison to what you are experiencing. My heart sincerely goes out to you and your family. Please accept my deepest sympathies and condolences.

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