Some examples of phrases of condolences include, “As you grieve, know that you are remembering you and honoring the memory of your mother,” and, “I am sorry for your loss. You have always been by my side for so many of life’s journeys.
What are some examples of Thank you notes after a funeral?
Thank you for your kindness and sympathy
I sincerely appreciate your expression of sympathy…
We thank you for your support at this challenging time
I want to thank you for your prayers and thoughts…
Our family thanks you for providing us a meal for the service! We appreciate friends like you…
We want to thank you for the support and comfort you provided
Thanks for the beautiful floral arrangement in honor of________.
I appreciate your thoughtful donation to____________in memory of______________.
Our family is grateful for friends like you at this time of sorrow.
We all appreciate having you with us at this challenging time in our lives.
How to thank people for their condolences?
Don’t feel the need to respond to messages of sympathy immediately.
Avoid unnecessary details regarding the death. Here’s one way to respond: “Thank you all for the notes and kind words that you have sent after the unexpected loss of
You may feel it necessary to announce the death as you respond to messages.
Keep the messages short and to the point. You could say,“Thank you all for your kind messages and words. I appreciate all your thoughts and prayers.”
Avoid disclosing any family drama when responding to messages of condolences. A message could look like this: “Thank you to those who expressed condolences when my ex-husband passed.
You may want to use your Facebook post to describe your loved one who passed. Here’s an idea: “I sincerely appreciate each message sent after my mother’s death.
You may need to send thanks to those who don’t have social media accounts.
Perhaps you would like to use your post to remind people that life is short.
Some chose to write Facebook posts that tell others about their faith.
You may want to use Facebook to say that written thank you notes are coming.
What do you say in a funeral thank you note?
A thank you note for a gift, donation or funeral visit should express gratitude for the support of the family of the deceased; a specific description of the gift, donation or well wishes; and a signature from the eldest of the family or the signatures of a group of family members of the deceased.
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