When someone we know suffers a loss, it can be difficult to know what to say. These 51 sympathy sayings will help you express your condolences in a meaningful way. Whether you send a hug or prayers, these sayings will let the grieving person know that you are thinking of them and wish them well.
#1 Our thoughts are with you at this time.
#2 Since you’re celebrating his life, may the memories bring you joy.
#3 The day your husband passed away was one of the saddest days in our company’s history. You can be sure that he will always be remembered for his commitment to excellence and work ethic.
#4 We were deeply saddened to hear about your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
#5 Wishing peace, comfort and love during this tragic moment in time. We love you all!
#6 You are on our minds and in our hearts today while we remember him/her together. We miss him/her too; may the memories bring some peace to us all through these challenging times.
#7 We are sorry for your loss. Our condolences go out to you and your entire family. We will keep him/her in our thoughts and prayers.
#8 Thoughts are with all family members who have lost their loved one recently, who will miss her dearly because she was so kind and loving.
#9 Thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
#10 Warmest thoughts for comfort during this sorrowful time.
#11 We apologize for your loss, but want to let you know that we are thinking of you in these hard times.
#12 We hope that the memories give you the strength to get through it all in one piece.
#13 With heartfelt condolences on your loss, I send my love and warm wishes to all of your family members. May memories bring peace and may God be close to each member during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers always! XOXO Love & Hugs! Please take care of yourself!
#14 I can’t imagine what the loss of your child must be like. It was a privilege to know her.
#15 I can’t imagine what losing (person) must feel like, but I want you to know that our thoughts are with you.
#16 My deepest condolences go out to you and your family during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
#17 Our hearts are full of sadness at the passing of (person). Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you today.
#18 Sending comfort hugs and prayers for your loss during this sad time.
#19 Thoughts & Prayers are with you during this hard time.
#20 Sending my deepest sympathy during this difficult time.
#21 The memories of him will always make you smile, hold him close to your heart. Thinking of you.
#22 Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time, knowing that you have support lifts my spirit.
#23 Wishing you courage through this difficult life change. You are not alone!
#24 You are in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. We are all better for having known him/her.
#25 Sending you hugs of comfort during this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help.
#26 Sharing some warm hugs with you today as an expression of our deepest sympathies for your loss. We are thinking of you and will be here whenever you need us!
#27 Sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of __________ . May fond memories bring you peace at this time.
#28 Warmest thoughts & prayers are coming your way… something gentle, warm, cozy – that’s how I picture my wishes for you right now! xoxo
#29 Sending hugs and condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
#30 Thinking of you, your mom is in my every thought. I know she was a wonderful woman, mother, friend.
#31 I’m sorry for the loss of your sister/brother/mother/father/friend. May time ease your pain. My deepest condolences.
#32 Thoughts are with you at this sad time-my heart goes out to all of you in this tragic passing…
#33 My thoughts are with you during this sad time.
#34 Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family at this difficult time.
#35 Sending our condolences on the loss of your mother.
#36 Sending love and hugs during this painful time.
#37 Sending my deepest sympathy on the passing of your grandmother, she will be dearly missed!
#38 Thoughts and prayers can be sent for strength during this difficult time.
#39 Wishing you peace and comfort in these trying times.
#40 Your family is in my thoughts during this difficult journey. May God give you all the support needed to get through it together.
#41 My prayers are with your family.
#42 Sending a hug and a prayer along with flowers to you in this time of sorrow.
#43 So sorry for your loss.
#44 Thoughts and condolences from the conference committee.
#45 Wrapping my hugs around you.
#46 You’re in our hearts and thoughts during this difficult time.
#47 My thoughts and prayers are with you.
#48 Remembering a dear friend.
#49 Sending a hug your way during this difficult time.
#50 Sending my condolences to the family in your time of need. So sorry for your loss.
#51 Thinking of you at this difficult times and praying for comfort, peace and healing.
A hug or message of prayer can be a powerful way to show someone that you care and want them to feel better. Whether or not the person is religious, they will likely appreciate the sentiment behind a hug or message of prayer. These messages can be used in any situation where you want to comfort someone. What type of hug or message of prayer would you send to someone who is going through a tough time?