Sending condolences to a family or friend over a husband’s loss will make saying the right words to her difficult. Sharing memories is only one way of giving great support to the bereaved, as well as helping them understand their immediate needs. Below are 65 practical examples of what to write about a husband’s loss to inspire the right words in a sympathy letter.
65 Sympathy Card Messages for Loss of Husband
Knowing your husband has been a great blessing and now that he is gone we share in your sorrow and grief. We will never forget all the wonderful ways in which he touched our lives. We are sorry for your loss and are praying for you.
My heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your husband. I know you had a great marriage and loved him so much. I share your grief at this very difficult time.
“What a good and generous man your husband was. I thought his funeral service was a wonderful tribute to him and all he has done for our community. He will be missed.”
Please know we’re thinking of you during this terrible time. If there’s anything you need we are here for you. Stay strong.
“Nobody could tell a funny story like your husband. Remember at your birthday party- the story about the cake incident? My face hurt for a full day after from laughing so hard. I’ll always cherish those memories and fun times spent with him.”
“When you speak of him, speak not with tears, for thoughts of him should not be sad. Let memories of the times you shared give you comfort, for his life was rich because of you.”
“We’ve shared our lives these many years. You’ve held my hand; you’ve held my heart. So many blessings, so few tears – yet for a moment, we must part. Thinking of you and the loss of your husband in this time.”
“Nothing can ever replace the amazing person I knew your husband to be. It is indeed sad to part ways with someone so sincere. May he rest in peace.”
I can’t begin to understand what you’re going through but am here if you need anyone to talk to.
I was very sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. He was a wonderful man and I thought the world of him. You have my deepest sympathy. I hope that knowing that others share in your grief will bring you some consolation.
“Your husband was surely a gem of a person. He will be missed for his goodness in life. Stay strong and know there is a whole community at your side.”
“I’ll remember (name) in many positive ways-with a big smile and a great sense of humor, always great with a story.”
May your family and friends offer the support, strength and love you need in this tremendously difficult time
The loss of ______ came as such a shock. I know how hard this must be for you. May you find comfort in those around you and some peace during this tough time
“May (name) rest in peace. We can’t express how much he will be missed in our lives. Our deepest condolences to you and your family.”
“I can only imagine how difficult and demanding this time is for you. We’ll be mourning his passing with you and celebrating the life of a good man.
“Words can’t express the loss of (name). Know that I’m here for you and your family in these difficult times when you need anything.”
“I’m sure your heart is aching. We want you to know that we are here for you if you need anything. Expect us to check in soon.”
“When the person you love has gone away, remember you always have their memories with you. It is something that no one can take away from you. We are thinking of you during this sad time.”
“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. What an amazing life your husband led. I will never forget the way he smiled and the way he loved you with every piece of his heart.”
I pay tribute and honour to a great man who walked this earth, and has left it so suddenly. He has left footprints in my heart and life and I will miss him greatly. My heart goes out to you and your children as you mourn the passing of your husband and father.
_____’s memory will never be forgotten, and I hope you can find comfort in the people who love you
“I was so deeply saddened to hear of your husband’s passing. He was a wonderful man. You have our deepest sympathy.”
“What beautiful memories the two of you have made together. I can’t imagine the loss you have suffered, but know I’m here for you now and always.”
I take this time to express my sincere heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your husband. He was a man who inspired us by his genuine love and care for his family, a true leader indeed. We will sadly miss him and our prayers are with you and your family at this painful time.
“We felt our hearts crush into tiny little bits when we heard about the sudden and untimely passing away of your dear husband. He was a wonderful human being. He will truly be missed by all.”
How very sad to hear of your husband’s death. The community has lost one of its very best. He will be long remembered for all the good works he did. My deepest sympathy is with you and your family at this very sad and difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
“If the bond between two people is strong, even death cannot do them apart.”
Sending my deepest sympathies for your terrible loss
Your husband touched many lives and inspired all those he came in contact with. The world has truly lost a great man and we share your sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are very sorry for you loss.
It is not how long a man lives, but how deep that life is. In your pain and sorrow remember that he was a great man. Our sincere sympathies for the death of your husband.
I’m/we’re so sorry for your loss. You are in my/our thoughts and prayers
I was very sorry to hear the news. I am deeply saddened by your loss.
I am so very sorry for your loss. Your husband was a good man. We share your grief at this very sad and difficult time.
The curtain has fallen and this great man’s role has ended. His legacy will live on in the wonderful things he did for those who knew him. May this tribute be a reflection of the glorious life he lived. My deepest sympathies for the loss of your husband and father.
“He was an amazing friend, husband and exceptional human being. A great soul, may he rest in peace. Sorry to hear about this news. We stand with you in this time of need.”
It was such a shock to hear of your husband’s passing. I am still trying to get over the tragic news. Your husband was so well thought of by everyone who knew him and he will be sorely missed. You have my very sincere and heartfelt sympathy. Stay strong.
Words may not sufficiently express the sorrow we feel at the loss of your husband. He was a good friend, mentor and counselor to us and we will greatly miss him. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time, please accept our sincere sympathies.
“Sorry for your loss. I celebrate the life of (name) and am mourning him/her with you in this trying time.”
Losing someone so special to us is unbearable. My words will have little comfort but please know you’re in my thoughts and prayers during this awful time
“My deepest condolences to you and your family. Your husband was truly an incredible person, and his loss is felt deeply.”
Words can’t fully express how sorry I am for your loss. I’m thinking of you at this terrible time and am there for you whatever you need
“Our hearts go out to you and your family. Although I don’t know exactly what to say, I want you to know that I am with you in thought and wish you comfort and peace as you remember (name).”
It was with shock and sorrow that I received the news of the death of your beloved husband. My heart and my hands reach out to you and the children, and whenever you need me and for whatever reason please call on me and I will be there for you.
“I am so very sorry for your loss. Your husband was a good man. We share your grief at this very sad and difficult time.”
I’ll always remember ______ with such fondness and warmth. Those memories I have will live on forever and be cherished for years to come
“Your dearest husband was not just a great companion to you, but also a very wonderful human being having touched the lives of many. His passing has brought gloom to many around and we are all going to miss him lots. You being the closest to him, I know that I can never possibly understand the terrible loss you are suffering. But do know that my thoughts are with you.”
Just heard about your husband and wanted to let you know how deeply sorry I am. I hope you are holding up ok. See you soon.
Losing your husband is not easy and even in the days to come as you mourn, may God of all comfort hold you and the children up. Remember that you are not alone for we your family and friends are here to walk through these dark times with you. I am very sorry for your loss.
“I can’t express how much (name) meant to me over the years. He/He always brought so much light into the lives of those around him/her. My condolences to you and your wonderful family.”
“Please know that you have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. I know that there is little I can say to console you but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this tragic time.”
We cannot turn back the clock, so we have to look ahead. In the days to come as you walk through life without the support and care of your husband, may God be there every step of the way to lead and guide you. Please accept my deepest sympathies for the loss of your husband.
Please know that you have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. I know that there is little I can say to console you but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this tragic time.
I was so deeply saddened to hear of your husband’s passing. He was a wonderful man. You have our deepest sympathy.
“Such a strong man will never truly be gone, for he has left such a loving presence in our hearts.”
I know nothing I can say will help ease the pain but I wanted you to know you are firmly in my thoughts and I’m hoping you can find support in the loved ones around you
“We are deeply sorry about the loss of (name). As you grieve, know that we are remembering and honoring him/her.”
The memory of _____ and they’re incredible life will remain with us forever. They were truly special and we will miss them so much. My deepest condolences
“My heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your husband. I know you had a great marriage and loved him so much. I share your grief at this very difficult time.”
I was so sad to hear of the passing of _____. I know how close you were and just wanted to reach out and offer my condolences
“Your husband was truly an incredible soul, full of strength, love, and much more. Our deepest condolences to you for your loss. We’ll always be here for you in times of need.”
“My words cannot fully express the sorrow I feel after learning about the death of your beloved husband. May you ever treasure the wonderful times you had and my thoughts are with your whole family.”
Sending you comforting thoughts and wishes. I hope you’re feeling ok and know that I’m here if you need me
“Let the memories of your husband’s life provide you with the comfort you need during this challenging time.”
Please accept my deepest sympathies for the loss of your spouse. I knew him as a wonderful, caring and responsible man and I cannot begin to imagine what you are your children are going through. You can count on me to be with you whenever you need me.
There is never a time that isn’t right to share the love. Do well to share these messages with friends and loved ones.