1800Monuments.com Headstones Starting From  $3,000 Up
About Us   Contact Us   Blogs    
inquiry@1800Monuments.com Toll: 1-800-742-0496 
Funeral Homes Tips >> I
 Categories
 Tips
Name Index
A B C D E F G
H I J K L M N
O P Q R S T U
V W X Y Z
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ... 275 Next   Page:
Iles Funeral Home


Details You Should Know When Considering Condolences Messages

One of the ways you can provide support to a friend who has lost their loved one is by writing them a note to let them know that you are there for them. Writing condolences messages can be quite tricky for most people. However, by keeping in mind a couple of things, you should be able to come up with a proper note.

You can start by acknowledging the loss. If you know the name of the person who has passed on, then you can refer to them by name. If you were familiar with the person who died, say something nice concerning them.

You can share memories of the person if you knew them. Be specific about the memory or loss that you share. Opt for a positive or neutral thought. If the deceased was close or special to you in a certain way, let your friend know. The survivors will appreciate the fact that their loved one meant something special to other people too.

There is no need to get fancy or write something complicated. A simple letter will just do, as long as it is heartfelt. The recipient of the letter may read your message over and over, so be careful about what you write. The message should be concise.

You can offer the bereaved help. Be specific about what you can do for the recipient, instead of offering generalized help. You can conclude your letter by a thoughtful expression. This includes letting them know that they are thinking and praying for them. Visiting the bereaved personally will make a big difference, instead of just posting the letter.

Try and send your note within a reasonable period of time. This can be a within a week or two of their loved one passing on. Instead of typing the letter, write it using pen and paper. Use simple stationary, with a plain background. The messages can be written or tucked in between a sympathy card.


Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ... 275 Next   Page:
 

Hot Sales
Angel Headstone 019
Angel Headstone 019
Angel Headstone 054
Angel Headstone 054
Angel Headstone 116
Angel Headstone 116
Heart Gravestone 068
Heart Gravestone 068
Heart Gravestone 174
Heart Gravestone 174