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Letter of Condolence

Letters of condolence are difficult for most of the people. Be brief and tactful and don't say she/he was too yioung to die or life will be desolate without him. A letter of condolence has only one purpose to give comfort tactfully and sincerely.

Helping sentences of Condolence
  1. Please accept my heartfelt condolence in this hour of sorrow
  2. I was extremely sorry to hear of the death of ...
  3. I can't tell you how sorry I am to hear ...
  4. We were deeply saddened ...
  5. Please accept my deepest sympathy on the death of ...
  6. We wish it were in our power to soften your great sorrow...
Sample letter

Death of friend's wife/husband
Dear Ladlu

Sankit and I were deeply saddened to hear of Karvi's passing. He/She was a devoted husband/wife to you and a dear friend to all of us.

We will cherish his/her memory. We know your sorrow are very great at this time, and our thoughts and prayers are with you. When the time is right, please call us. We would like to spend time with you.

Sincerely
Your name

Death of friend's mother / father
Dear Robin

I was so sorry to learn of your mother's /father's passing. She/He was a warm and gracious lady/man who will be missed not just by your family but by all who knew her/ him.

Please extend my condolence to your entire family.

With my deeper sympathy

Your name









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