Closing Salutations:
X Marks the Spot


A lot of people also struggle over the closing salutations when writing a sympathy card. Here are some simple ideas for closing your sympathy card message. Chose one that best fits your situation. It may help to mix and match saluations to create something you feel is unique

Condolence Closing Salutations

  • With deepest sympathy,
  • My sincere sympathy,
  • Our warmest condolences,
  • With heartfelt condolences,
  • Please accept my condolences,
  • We are deeply sorry to hear about the death of “name of deceased”.
  • As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of “name of the deceased”.
  • With loving memories of “name of deceased”,
  • Sent with love and remembrance,
  • Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.
  • “Name of Deceased” will remain in our hearts forever.
  • We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
  • Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
  • We will miss “name of deceased”.
  • We send thoughts of sympathy and support to you as you begin your journey without “name of deceased”.
  • Remembering you and “name of deceased” in our minds and in our hearts.
  • 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,
  • “Name of deceased” brought so many gifts to our life. We will never forget him/her!

General Sympathy Closings

  • You are in my thoughts.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • We are thinking of you.
  • We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • With caring thoughts,
  • We send you thoughts of comfort.
  • Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
  • With love and hugs,
  • With thoughts of peace and courage for you,
  • We send you thoughts of peace and courage.
  • May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
  • Peace, Prayers and Blessings,

We hope these closing saluations will help you capture exactly the right tone and sentiments for you sympathy message.




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