Sympathy Notes for Comforting Others During Their Time of Loss
Sympathy Note for the Death of a Spouse from a Coworker
I was very sorry to hear about the death of your (husband/wife). (Name of deceased) and I worked with together at RKM Manufacturing for seven years. (His/her) personal integrity and depth of product knowledge gained (name of deceased) the respect of both long-standing clients and top-level management.
(Name of deceased) was easy to talk to, and (he/she) more than once helped me to effectively deal with a tough client. (He/she) was always kind and patient, and he/she treated everyone at the office with courtesy and respect.
We will miss (name of deceased)’s seasoned advice, kind words, and friendship. I am saddened by your loss. Please know you have my deepest sympathy.
Sympathy Notes for the Death of a Parent or Grandparent
I was so sorry to hear about the death of your (father/mother).You have told me on several occasions how close the two of you were, and how much you respected (him/her). I know you will miss (him/her) deeply. I only wish I had the words that could ease your pain.
I am glad that you had such a great relationship with you (dad/mom), and I sincerely hope that your memories will give you comfort.
I’ll give you a call next week to find out what day you’d like me to drive your son’s school car pool for you. You have my deepest sympathies.
Thinking of you,
I was saddened to hear about the death of your grandmother. She was truly an interesting person. I was fascinated by her stories of growing up in East Asia as the daughter of an American serviceman, and coming to this country when she was thirteen.
Her death has been a great loss to you and your family, I am sure. I pray that the love and support of family and friends will help to ease your pain during this very difficult time.
Sympathy Note for the Death of a Sibling
I was very sorry to hear about the death of your (sister/brother), (name of deceased). You’ve told me many times how close the two of you were. I hope the fond memories that you shared with (name of deceased) will comfort you during this difficult time.
I am thinking about you, and please know that you have my deepest sympathy.