What to Write in Bereavement Card


When you know someone that is suffering from a significant loss, it can be difficult to know what to write in a bereavement card. Finding the right words of condolence and thought can be made easier with any of these bereavement card samples. This will make it easier for you to be encouraged to find the right words to share.

“I am praying for you to get through this time with the peace that comes from the knowledge that God loves you and that He will take care of you.”

“I am sending you this card to let you know that I am thinking of you. I am sorry for your loss.”

“I am sorry about your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.”

“I don’t know what you’ll need in the coming days, but I’ll be checking in on you.”

“I hope you feel surrounded by much love.”

“I know I can’t make your pain go away, but I want you to know I’m here with a shoulder or an ear or anything else you need.”

“I was saddened to hear that your grandfather passed away. My thoughts are with you and your family.”

“I’m going to miss her, too.”

“It was truly a pleasure working with your father for 17 years. He will be deeply missed.”

“It’s difficult to lose someone close. If there is any way I can make things easier for you please let me know. Expect me to call to check on you in the next week.”

“My deepest sympathies are with you and your family at this time of grieving.”

“My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow.”

“Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.”

“Please accept my deepest condolences. I am praying for strength and comfort for you at this time.”

“Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.”

“Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your grandfather.”

“Remembering your wonderful mother and wishing you comfort.”

“Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss.”

“Sharing in your sadness as you remember (name).”

“The pain of loss is something that none can escape, but you don’t have to go through it alone. I’m available anytime.”

“Thinking of you all as you celebrate your grandmother’s remarkable life.”

“Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember a friend who was so close to you.”

“Thinking of your family with love and wanting to help out in any way I can. I’ll call to see when would be a good night to bring over a meal.”

“Those we love who pass away live on in us through our memories and our character.”

“We are missing Anne along with you. With heartfelt sympathy,”

“We are praying for you and your family, and we’re sending our love your way.”

“We are so sorry for your loss.”

“With deepest sympathy as you remember (name).”

Having a friend or love one acknowledge your recent loss is not only thoughtful but should receive gratitude by writing a thank you card for bereavement. Check out this great video with instructions and tips to successfully communicating your thanks.

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