by Eliza (Trenton, NJ) Is it necessary to send a sympathy thank you card of or acknowledgment to those who sent me a sympathy card for my father’s passing? There was no viewing or funeral, but friends and family were informed. I received sympathy cards but do not know whether or not I need to… Continue reading When Do You Send a Sympathy Thank You Card?
Sympathy note ideas can help you get started in writing your own personal message. I think looking a blank page can just be so overwhelming. However, once you see an example of a sympathy note or letter it’s simple to make adjustments to make it work for your particular situation. We had the following question… Continue reading Sympathy Note Ideas: How To Answer a Sympathy Note?
Nancy from Florida has a question about expressing sympathy to suicide survivors. Do you send condolences to the family of a person who committed suicide? Dear Nancy, Yes, suicide survivors definitely need support and expressions of sympathy during their time of need. Unfortunately it is common for suicide survivors to receive very little support… Continue reading Sympathy for Suicide: Expressing Sympathy to the Family of a Suicide Victim
by Jennifer (USA) I work with this girl and her husband’s grandfather died. One of the girls bought a sympathy card for everyone to sign. I signed the card with my condolences to Matt (the husband) & family. I was always told to address the blood relative. I mean who has ever heard of… Continue reading Sympathy Cards: Who Should the Card be Addressed to?
by Wendy (Boise, ID) A good friend of mine at work just had her son commit suicide this week. She is completely depressed of course. I don’t know what to say to her or anything. I got her a card, but what could I possibly write in it? Any ideas you have would help. She… Continue reading Sympathy Card Wording For a Suicide Death