Condolence Phrases

Condolence Phrases.  Below are words, phrases, and sayings that are perfect sentiments for expressing condolence and sympathy to family and friends grieving the death of loved ones. 

Multifaceted and adaptable, they can  be used in notes, cards, letters and email messages.   They're ideal to "use as is" with no changes, or you can mix and match with other phrases, or change names and gender to personalize to your unique situation.

Condolence Phrases (Short to Medium Ones)

With Deepest Sympathy

Our Deepest Sympathy

I am sorry for your loss

Our warmest condolences

With heartfelt condolences 

Peace, Prayers and Blessings  

A mother's love is always and forever

Remember that we love and care about you

We are thinking of you during this difficult time

Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow

His many good deeds will be rewarded in heaven

Her laughter will delight all of the angels in heaven

Work will not be the same without the joy she gave us

Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel

May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time

Your sorrow is shared by many people...you are not alone

May God grant you peace and serenity in your time of need

Never forget, but God has ordained better days ahead for you 

Our deepest sympathies are with you during this sad and difficult time 

There are no words to adequately express how sorry I am for your loss

Your mother was a shining star that will never fade.  Her light will shine forever

Condolence Phrases (Medium To Long Ones)

God takes our loved ones from our homes, but never from our hearts

Our family sends its deepest regards to yours on the loss of someone so dear

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal

She was too beautiful for this earth, but should be right at home in the arms of the Lord 

Though her voice is still now, we'll always hear it in our hearts. You're in our thoughts and prayers  

May your memories of John fortify you and lend strength to the challenge of moving on without him

You can also combine the following longer Condolence Phrases with each other, or the shorter phrases above.

Crying and grieving over your loss is good, so is reflecting on memories of good times that you shared with Jim

Although words can't ease the loss and sorrow you bear, know that you are close in our thoughts and prayers

In this hour of darkness know that God has chosen your loved one to light the colors of the Rainbow with their goodness

He is with the Lord now looking down on us. No need to worry, only understand the power of the Lord and how much he loves us

I hope you may find comfort in knowing that [name] touched the lives of many people and gave them the gift of many happy memories

John would not like for us to mourn him in misery, but rather to remember all the good times and beautiful memories we shared with him

Though your loved one may not be with you in body today, they are never far away. The memories and special moments that you have shared will always keep them near.

May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Words cannot begin to express our sorrow, but please know that our hearts are with you in prayer.

Words cannot express how sad we feel, but know that our thoughts are with and of you during this difficult.

She’d not want you to remain grief stricken forever, but rather remember her and smile at the dawn of each new day.

Your heart can feel better knowing that your loved one is in the company of all those loved ones who have passed before.

Condolences to you...please take comfort knowing that ______ will always be remembered in my heart as a person who lived life to the fullest. _______ was truly special and an inspirational. I am blessed to have known him.

_________ shall remain in our hearts and minds forever.While we have lost someone dear to us, the memory of that person lives on. While he may have gone far way from us, our hearts remain close to him.

This condolence phrase is for those who have departed after a painful illness..."Know that he is in a better place and that our longing for him is not a good reason for him to suffer more on this earth."

Please accept my sincere condolence on the loss of _____. He had the ability to make strangers feel like friends and friends like family. He was loved and respected by many.

Although the sky is dark in your hour of grief, the clouds will eventually give way to the sun once again shining through, warm and bright with memories of Amber. 

"What we have once enjoyed we can never lose...All that we love deeply becomes a part of us" - Helen Keller

Breathe. Inhale - Exhale. Sometimes that's all it takes to feel a little better.

Bess left us too soon, but will live forever with us by her many acts of love and kindness.

Shawna will be right at home in heaven; a place where there is no more pain or sorrow. 

Every autumn, flowers wither; but new ones will always bloom in the spring.  

Sometimes all it takes to see the light at the end of the tunnel is a hug. Here's a great big one!

An angel ascended today and will watch over us until our days are done here on earth. With Deepest Sympathy.  

Know that your pain is only temporary and that with each passing day your grief will lessen. But in the end your memories will endure as treasures within your heart.

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