23 Things to Say When Offering Condolences

Posted on August 8, 2022 by Roslyn Heights Funeral Home under funeral home
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Funeral homes in Albertson, NY, know the power of sincere condolence messages on the bereaved. But not everyone knows what to say to express their condolences.

Here are examples of things to say when offering condolences. Use them to comfort a friend or family member after they’ve suffered a loss.

“I’m sorry for your loss.”

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.”

“You’re in my thoughts at this time.”

“May God/the Universe/the Divine give you strength and courage to get through this difficult time.”

“I’m here for you if you need anything.” “Let me know if I can do anything to help.”

“I know the pain of losing someone close to you. If you want to talk about it, I’m here for you. If not, that’s okay too.”

“I’m sorry for your loss. I’m here for you if you need anything.”

“There are many things I could say to express my sorrow for your loss, but none of them can be good enough. Please accept my condolences.”

“I know you’re grieving, and I don’t know what to say. I’m sorry for your loss.”

“There are no words that can express my sorrow for your loss. Please accept my condolences.”

“I wish I could take away your pain. I’m very sorry for your loss.”

“I am so sorry for your loss. May God/the Universe/the Divine be with you so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.”

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“I’m sorry for the loss of your husband/wife/child/parent/sibling. Nothing I say can make the pain disappear, but I want you to know that you are not alone in your grief.”

“I am very sorry for your loss. I know that there are no words that can express my sorrow. Please accept my condolences.”

“I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I can’t begin to understand what you’re going through, but please know that you’re in my thoughts and prayers.”

“Your father/mother/sibling was beloved. I’m going to miss him/her too.”

“I am so sorry for your loss. I’m thinking of you and your family today.”

“I am sorry to hear about your son/daughter/parent. They were wonderful, and I will miss him/her.”

“I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.”

“Words cannot express my sorrow for your loss, but please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.”

“My heart is broken for you right now. This is the worst thing that can happen to anyone. Please accept my condolences.”

“I’m so sorry for your loss. I don’t know what to say except that I am thinking of you and hoping that time will bring some healing.”

“I’m here for you in any way I can be.”

Knowing what to say to someone who has lost a loved one is difficult. But asking the person how they would like to be comforted may help you know what to say. Also, if you don’t know what to say, listening can help too.

Another way is to help with funeral arrangements. Contact us if you need a funeral home in the Albertson, NY, area. We help families create a beautiful and unique farewell service for their loved ones. And we are available 24/7. Call us now to get started.