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Condolence Letter Writing

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    Condolence letter are often a hard to write letter when we writing in with sense of sadness.

    It’s difficult to know what to write in your letter because they are hard to read by the recipient.

    So keep your condolence letter as short as possible because the family may have a mountain of cards and letters to read and answer.

    Never say you know how they feel, but maybe you can write in that you have endured a similar situation, grief is a very intimate series of feelings that are unique to each individual.

    Please express your sympathy by using words of sympathy that remind they are not alone in their feelings of sadness and loss.

    Condolence Letter Format & Sample

    (Sender Name)
    (Sender Street Address)
    (City, State, Zip Code)

    (Date)

    (Recipient Name)
    (Recipient Title/Position)
    (Organization Name)
    (Recipient Street Address)
    (City, State, Zip Code)

    Dear (Name of Recipient),

    It was with a great sense of loss to learn the (death, accident, tragedy, etc.) of your (relationship of recipient such wife, husband, niece, etc.)

    We are so saddened to learn of (acknowledge the positive attributes of the person in crisis, such as “He has always been such a positive force in this community and will be missed.”)

    Please do not hesitate to contact me if there is anything that I or (name of team or organization) can do to assist you as you and your family work through this most difficult time. It would truly be (my/our) honor to assist you and your family in your time of need.

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers and we ask that you please accept our heartfelt condolences.

    May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

    Sincerely,
    (Sender Name)
    (Sender Title)

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