Messages of Condolence for Funerals

Messages of Condolence are appropriate to include with sympathy flowers or with funeral flowers if you’re going to the funeral.

When you struggling with the right words to say, one of these messages will come handy!

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Messages of Condolence for Funerals

  1. With our deepest and heartfelt condolences
  2. With fondest condolences.
  3. We hope these flowers express what our words never will
  4. He/she is smiling down on us from Heaven
  5. Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.
  6. Please accept these flowers and hear the words we are not able to speak
  7. Hugs and prayers at this difficult time.
  8. God has a plan for all of us, even if we don’t understand it
  9. Sharing in your sorrow. With love and friendship.
  10. May the passage of time heal your grief
  11. Rest in peace and know that we will never forget you.
  12. Sharing in your sorrow. With love and friendship
  13. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort
  14. Gone but not forgotten.
  15. Nothing is harder than saying good-bye to someone you love. May you find comfort in your memories.
  16. Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  17. May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared comfort you now and in the days ahead
  18. May these flowers remind you of our loving thoughts and prayers
  19. May these flowers serve as an expression of my deepest condolences
  20. To gather. To grieve. To celebrate. To praise. To mourn. To love … To remember.
  21. Please remember that you are not alone… We are always here for you.
  22. Someone so special can never be forgotten.
  23. Cherish the memories and the love you shared will never fade.
  24. May the love of family and friends carry you through this difficult time.
  25. All fondness unexpressed, All farewells unspoken, All smiles unseen, A waterfall of tears is not enough.
  26. God will never give you more than you can handle
  27. There’s nothing I can say that will ease your pain, but I want you to know that I am thinking of you. My deepest condolences.
  28. I wish I could gather the right words to ease your pain and offer you comfort.
  29. Rest in peace and know that we will never forget you
  30. Especially for you at this difficult time
  31. May you find comfort and healing in the love of those who remember with you.
  32. I’m always there in your hour of need. May his/her soul rest in peace.
  33. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
  34. Please know that we are thinking of you and your family during this time of sorrow
  35. May this small monetary gift help you through a difficult time.
  36. My prayers are for you during this sorrowful time
  37. God has called back one of his angels you will always be in our hearts.

Longer Messages of Condolence

  1. Our hearts are filled with sadness and tears but our memories are filled with smiles and laughter of the good times we shared over the years
  2. I’m really saddened to hear of your wonderful father’s death. He was an extraordinary man. There are many in the community who will mourn deeply his passing as his was a life of service, love, compassion and excellence. May he rest in peace.
  3. As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of “name of the deceased”.
  4. Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about [name of deceased] death. We are here to support you in your grieving process. With sincere sympathy, may beauty live on in your memories and bring you peace
  5. Please accept my sincerest condolences on the loss of your dear _____. I have so many happy memories of spending time at each other’s homes when we were growing up. We were very lucky. I know your _____ fought a brave battle. God bless him/her and all of you at this time of sorrow.
  6. We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
    We send you thoughts of comfort.
  7. Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about  “name of deceased” death.  We are here to support you in your grieving process.  With sincere sympathy,
  8. May these flowers in some small way express the sympathy and sadness we feel for you during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy
  9. It was with great sadness that we learned of _____’s passing. Please accept our heartfelt condolences and we hope that in a small way they help through these trying times.
  10. Though words, however gentle, cannot take your loss away, still may these flowers sent in sympathy help comfort you today
  11. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
  12. As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life’s routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
  13. May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared comfort you now and in the days ahead
  14. Though words, however gentle, cannot take your loss away, still may these flowers sent in sympathy help comfort you today

Messages of Condolence – Quotes

  1. What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us. -Helen Keller
  2. Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance. ~Osho
  3. Say not in grief he is no more but live in thankfulness that he was – Hebrew proverb.
  4. While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. ~John Taylor
  5. Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well. – Buddhist saying.
  6. Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know that are happy.   Author Unknown
  7. Grant but memory to us, and we lose nothing by death. -Whittier, My Summer with Dr. SingletonWhen you lose someone you love, you gain an angel you know. ~Anonymous
  8. The Lowest ebb is the turn of the tide. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  9. The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone who thinks and feels with us, and who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  10. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.   Thomas Campbell
  11. Believe in Angels. They express themselves in many ways, a dream, a whisper, coincidence an overpowering feeling.   Author Unknown
  12. A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again. ~Maya Angelou
  13. Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. ~Emily Dickinson
  14. They lived and laughed and loved and left. And the world will never be the same.” – James Joyce
  15. When the way comes to an end, then change. Having changed, you pass through. – I-Ching.
  16. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. ~Kahlil Gibran
  17. Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life. ~John Muir
  18. He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  19. The guardian angels of life fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us.   Jean Paul Richter
  20. Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same. ~ Author Unknown
  21. Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.   Robert Louis Stevenson
  22. When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and seeds of hope. ~Wangari Maathai

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