Condolence Letters - Dozens of Samples

Have you been looking for Condolence Letters, but couldn't find any good ones. Yeah? Well, I can relate to your frustration, because I was needing one not all that long ago and couldn't find anything that struck me as the right letter with the right words.

So, I developed this page with links to sample letters that you can use to comfort someone who has lost a loved one. Often times that's hard to do, but as you'll see these letters offer unique stories and experiences that'll make it easy for you. Simply copy, paste and personalize any one of them to fit your need.

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The Power of Prayer Not rated yet
From the Desire of His Heart, God Created through the Word, Uttered from Divine Spirit, Felt through Energy heard. Energy is Power, Power is Spirit, …

Condolence Letter Death Not rated yet
"Condolence Letter, Death of My Fiance's Mother". My finance's mother passed away about 8 years ago. When she first told me I of course offered my condolences. …

Condolence Letter Example; Grandpa Lives On In Us All Not rated yet
My grandfather passed away somewhat unexpectedly, though he had been steadily deteriorating over the last couple years. Fortunately, I and most of the …

Condolence Letter Not rated yet
Condolence Letter For A Friend. One of my friends died a while back. She was a bright 18 year old girl who made a few stupid mistakes one night during …

Letters of Condolence Not rated yet
Looking for Letters of Condolence? This one is about my cousin, a cancer patient who was about to make a full recovery when he suddenly died unexpectedly. …

Sample Condolence Letters Not rated yet
This is one of many Sample Condolence Letters that you'll find here on By The Letter. This one is about the Loss Of A Long Time Husband. Hope you find …

Condolences Letter Not rated yet
Condolences Letter - Loss of A Father. My best friend's father died while we were both in high school. I did my best to comfort her through this difficult …

The Loss of Your Father Not rated yet
A few years back my best friend from High School's Father passed away. My Friend and I had lost contact over the years so I did not hear of his passing …

Loss of a Pet, A Cherished Family Member Not rated yet
Last year, my sister in law lost her dog, Wilson. While that may not be a big deal for some, she had raised him from a pup. She has no children - so …

A friend of mine was killed in a road accident recently. I wrote a letter to his wife expressing my sympathy and offering to do anything to help her at this sad time. This is a copy of the letter. Not rated yet
Dear Name I am writing to express my deepest sympathy and condolences regarding the recent death of your husband, husband?s name. I …

Condolence Letter to Friend Not rated yet
Condolence Letter To A Friend . A few months ago, my best friend's mom died from cancer. She'd been really ill for a while and was in and out …

Condolences On The Sudden Loss of A Teenager Not rated yet
A couple of years ago, a family that we knew suddenly and tragically lost their teenage son, Brian, in a tragic car accident. Brian was a friend of our …

An inspirational woman Not rated yet
Several years ago a friend of the family slipped on ice in her front yard and suffered a concussion that proved fatal. It was hard to know what to say, …

Condolences to the daughter of a co-worker. I knew the daughter socially and professionally. Not rated yet
Dear... I was saddened when I read about the death of your mother. She was always a bright light of the day for everyone who came into the office. She …

A College Roommate Remembered Not rated yet
A number of years ago, I learned that one of my college roommates had died very suddenly of lung cancer. Although I hadn't seen or spoken with her in some …

Condolences Letter; I Will Answer Their Prayers Before They Finish Praying, Isaiah 65:24 Not rated yet
Dear Friend, I can write that I am sorry that you have suffered a loss of a loved one--but you already know that. We have been friends for over thirty …

Condolence Letter Example; Death Of a Friend's Mom Not rated yet
My friend's mother passed away one year ago. She was like a second mom to me, so her passing was also deeply hurting to me. Here's what I wrote to my friend …

Condolence Letter; Goodbye To a Friend Not rated yet
Going on a few years now by best friend passed away, I was in a different country at the time and thus unable to attend the funeral. What you find below …

Condolences to family on the death of a co-worker Not rated yet
When one of my co-workers passed away, I wrote this letter to the daughter she left behind: ------------------------------------------------- Dear …

Condolence for a Friend's Grandparent with Alzheimer's Not rated yet
My friend’s grandfather passed away after a slow deterioration due to Alzheimer’s. Although he lived far away, he was very special to her. I know it …

Letter for loss of former employer Not rated yet
I wrote this letter of condolence when my first boss died and I wanted to express my sympathy to her surviving daughter. ---------------------------------------------- …

I'm sorry your dog is dead Not rated yet
"My neighbor's dog, a vicious little anklebiter, finally died at the age of fourteen. Although we're all relieved he's dead, we wish to be supportive and …

For my family after the loss of a grandfather. Not rated yet
When I was young my family lost one of our greatest leaders, the most kind, caring person we ever knew. Our great grandfather passed in the arms of family …

On the loss of your pet Not rated yet
I work in an animal hospital, and the hardest times are when clients need to euthanize their pets. I’ve been in the industry for almost 10 years and it …

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Loss of a Daughter Not rated yet
My friend's 42-year old was diagnosed with gastrointestinal cancer in November 2009. She underwent chemotherapy and fought a hard battle but died in April …

Sympathy on the passing of a friend's mother Not rated yet
My friend's mother passed away after a long battle with leukemia when we were in school. It was a great loss for their family, and while it did not take …

Death of a Co-worker Not rated yet
In 2007 a man I worked with died in a car accident. We had been working together for over a year. The company I worked for helped financially support …

Condolence Letter For a Child Not rated yet
I was out of town when my friend's child died in a car accident. I was in tears over the thought of a young child's death and the mother's pain. I wasn't …

Jewish Condolence Letter Not rated yet
This is a letter I wrote to a friend whose son passed away recently. Somehow, the death of a child is always more puzzling to understand than a death that …

My Cousin's Mother  Not rated yet
My cousin's mother died several years ago, following a car accident. It was a huge shock for our entire family and we were all devastated. Here is the …

A condolence letter to an employee on the death of her grandfather Not rated yet
One of my employees lost her grandfather last year. Although I had worked with her for quite awhile, I'd never met him, but it was clear she was close …

Sudden Loss Of A Daughter Not rated yet
A few months ago my best friend passed away due to unnatural reasons, and everyone around her was deeply upset. Her mother and father were truly the …

An Angel Called Home Not rated yet
Dear [name]; I was very sorry to hear about the death of your mother. My most heart felt prayers for comfort and strength, go out to you and your …

She Was My Second Mom Not rated yet
The following condolence letter was submitted without any names, so I made some up. Still, it's a pretty good letter and is a great template for anybody …

It's Never Easy Not rated yet
My third year in high school left me dealing with the suicide of my sister's boyfriend of three months. I had no idea as to broach the subject with her, …

My Best Friend And Brother Not rated yet
Best Friend and Brother: Patsy - I'm not really sure where to begin, but let me start out by saying Christopher was like a brother to me. I so loved …

Letter of Condolence  Not rated yet
Letter of Condolence: Here's an excerpt from the letter below. "I had the greatest respect for her, she was always very kind and loving to me as well, …

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Free Letters - it's never easy dealing with the death of loved ones, but this page of free sample letters makes it easier and is just a small sampling of the many free letters of sympathy you'll find on our site.

Sample Letter - this letter is in reference to the death of a brother, but is readily adaptable to any situation that you might be dealing with.

Sample Letter of Sympathy Condolence - this letter provides encouraging words of comfort and heart felt condolences. You'll also get a brief glimpse of books and poems that offer sympathy sayings and comforting phrases.

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