150 Heart Melting Condolence Messages to a Friend!

When you lose a loved one, you feel like a part of yourself has been taken away. It’s difficult to cope with the pain and sadness, and sometimes you just need someone to talk to. That’s why we’ve collected some of the best condolence messages to send to a friend who has lost a loved one. Whether you’re feeling down yourself or just want to offer a words of comfort to your friend, these messages will help.

Condolence Messages to a Friend

  • As you go through life without [insert name], know that you are a credit to his/her memory. I am sure that [he/she] would be thinking of you fondly and with pride for who you are and how you live your life. My heart is with you during this time of loss and in the brighter days to come.
  • I’m thinking of you and your brother, and I wish you strength and comfort. I am sorry for your loss.
  • Dear friend, my heartfelt condolences go out to you. May God’s love comfort and bless you during this awful time.
  • When the bridge over grief seems shaky and long, look up. Remember the view and beauty around you. There is a world of wonder still to discover. Keep walking and moving forward. Soon you will find yourself on solid ground again. I send you my sincere and heartfelt condolences, and am here for you whenever you are ready.
  • Remembering your dad/mom with love and respect. May his/her soul rest in peace in heaven. My condolences.
  • I know it’s hard to accept that someone you loved is now gone. They may not be here, but talking about them will keep their memory alive forever. I am always here to listen to those stories, sharing both the happy memories and the difficult ones. Whenever you are ready, I will be here for you.
  • I tried to find the right words to express just how sorry I am for your loss. Words just don’t seem like enough. If you need me, I’m there, no matter what time of day it is. Thinking of you always and sharing my deepest sympathies with you as you go through this hardship.
  • While no one and nothing can fill the hole created by the loss of your loved one, I know that [he/she] would want you to think of all the joy, love, and laughter that remains in the world. It may seem out of reach right now, so when you’re ready, I am here with a smile, a hug, and bits of cheer. I am thinking of you and sending heartfelt sympathies and condolences.
  • I am so sorry for your recent loss. [Insert name] was one-of-a-kind and can never be forgotten. If I can make your life any easier during this time, I am here to help. Whether it’s distracting you from your loss or supporting you in moments of pain, I will do all that I can for you.
  • My words may not ease your pain, my friend. But I hope you understand I pray for the peace of your mind and heart.
  • If you need a friend today, I am here for you. If you need some quiet, I am happy to be still. If you need to talk, I am here to listen. If you want to be alone, I can wait. Please know that someone is ready to help and thinking of you as you grieve your loss.
  • Your loss has left me deeply saddened. I am here for you at all times. Let us go through this time of grief together.
  • Stepping back out into the world can be hard in a time of loss. I would love to take those first few steps with you and help you move forward. Baby steps are totally fine, so long as we are moving in the right direction. We can take the road to new beginnings together. I send my deepest condolences and sympathies for your loss.
  • Saying goodbye to someone as important as [insert name] is to you is hard. Although I cannot replace [him/her], I am here to soften your loss with hugs, a shoulder to cry on, and the reminder that you are not alone. You are in my thoughts and my heart.
  • Your son’s memories will be cherished throughout our lives so that we may remember him forever.
  • No matter the cause, death always seems senseless. I am so sorry for the loss of [insert name] and know that my words can do little to ease what you’re going through. I am keeping you in my thoughts and sending you much love. May you find solace in the little routines of life and the love of your friends and family.
  • I just wanted to write to lift your spirits a bit and let you know I am thinking of you constantly in your time of loss. I hope you do not mind if I come and visit from time to time. I would love to brighten your day because I care deeply about you and how you are feeling. Until then, I am sending you my deepest sympathies and condolences.
  • When we lose someone we care about, the world can seem cloudy and gray. We can feel lost in a storm of emotions. In time, blue skies will return, and the sun will shine for you again. I hope that rays of joy and happiness will brighten your world soon. I send you my deepest sympathies and condolences during this difficult time.
  • I can only fathom how much pain you must be feeling. May your sibling’s soul rest in peace and your heart be strengthened.
  • I am here for you and hope you know that I care deeply about what you are going through. You must have so many memories that you cherish in your heart and mind. Their life is a precious story to tell. I would love to help you create a journal or scrapbook in celebration of your loved one. I am only a phone call or text away.
  • Sometimes our hearts get bruised and wounded along life’s path. Friends are a gift in hard times. They can help you through the rocky patches. They bring kindness and comfort. If your heart is needing some good medicine, please don’t hesitate to reach out.
  • I would do anything to lift the sorrow you’re feeling right now. Some say that our anguish is how we honor the wonderful life we have lost. Allow your tears to flow, your heart to ache, and your mind to mourn. You are in my thoughts, and I am always here if you’d like an ear to listen. My deepest condolences for your loss.
  • My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your wife, my friend. She will be remembered.
  • Sending my heartiest condolences to you my friend to help you overcome the sorrow and grief of this irreparable loss.
  • Time stands still in grief, yet the clock hands still move. I understand how it feels to be caught and held in sorrow. Yet from experience, I am confident you will emerge strong and able to face the future with expectation and hope. I am thinking of you and sending my heartfelt sympathies and condolences.
  • The loss of a father is devastating. Be there for your friend with these thoughtful words.
  • The loss of a parent is heartbreaking and I just wanted you to know I’m here for you if you need me.
Condolence Messages to a Friend

Short Condolence Messages to a Friend

When you lose someone you love, you feel like you’re going to lose yourself, too. It seems like the world is just a little bit brighter without them in it.

Short Condolence Messages to a Friend can help take the sting away a little bit and remind you that they’re still part of your life. You can write them to express your condolences, share your memories, or just say that you’re here for them.

Here are some ideas for Short Condolence Messages to a Friend:

  • I was so shocked to hear the news. You are in my thoughts.
  • Loving thoughts and prayers go out to you.
  • Hoping you can find some peace. Stay strong.
  • I can’t express how sorry I am. Just ask and I’ll be there for you.
  • You are in my thoughts during this terrible time.
  • I’m so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences.
  • I’m here if you need me. My most heartfelt sympathies.
  • You will be in my thoughts as you grieve such an awful loss.
  • I’m terribly sorry for your loss. They will be sorely missed.
  • My heart is with you as you grieve this dreadful loss.
  • Take comfort in friends and family – there is so much love for you.
  • We are all here for you if you need us. We love you so much.
  • I’m praying you find some solace and peace. All my love.
  • My most sincere sympathies to you and your family.
  • You will be in my prayers. Condolences for your loss.
  • My heart goes out to you. Condolences for such a tragic loss.

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Deepest Condolences Messages for Friend

  • I am extremely heartbroken to hear about your loss, my friend. You have to stay strong for your family. Sending you strength and energy.
  • My sincere condolences go out to you and your family. Your mother was a wonderful person. She will be greatly missed.
  • I’m sorry to hear about your loss. May the days ahead bring you peace, happiness, and all the love you need.
  • Even when we know it’s coming and there’s time to say goodbye, loss is never easy. May the memories you made with [insert name] over the years and during his/her final days help you find peace. Sending you love and light and wishes for brighter days.
  • I’m sorry. I know those words are inadequate, but I am truly sorry for what you’re experiencing right now. Please let me know if there’s anything I can do to help
  • Nothing can fill the void left by your wife but you are not alone. I am here to help you.
  • I’m here for you during this dark time, and will be here for you when the light begins to shine for you again
  • It can be hard to think happy thoughts, especially when you are missing someone that meant so much to you. How about a trip to a fun place? We can laugh and cry together. True friends are still here, loving and living life with you. I am holding you in my heart and standing with you in your time of loss.
  • I know you are in no mood for reading all these words of sympathy. But just know that you have a friend who is equally saddened by the loss.
  • I’m sorry for your loss. Your son brought us so much joy in the short time he was here. He will be watching you from above, so learn to be smile again for him.
  • I am here to offer whatever support you should need as you deal with this difficult time. I understand that the pain is fresh, and maybe you aren’t ready to talk yet, but when you are, my door is open. I am sorry for your loss, and please accept my heartfelt condolences.
  • May God provides your little baby peace and relieve your sorrow as soon as possible.
  • Hugs are great medicine for the soul. They let you know that others care and wrap you up in the comfort of warm hearts. They hit the right note when words cannot. If you need a hug, just let me know, as I have plenty. I would love nothing more than to share them with you during this difficult time. I send you my deepest condolences.
  • When sorrow rolls in like a fog, take courage. Be brave and know that your feelings will change. You can find a beautiful path on the other side of the deep valley you are going through. I am reaching in to hold your hand through it all. I am so very sorry for your loss.
  • I am deeply saddened by your loss. I know it’s a difficult time to be going through, but your husband would want you to be strong for him and live life to the fullest.
  • I’m truly sorry for your sadness and loss. I’m sure that your mother must be somewhere smiling as she watches over you all.
  • As your friend, I wish that I could protect you from anything that might make you sad. Sadly, I cannot protect you from the devastating effects of losing someone who is special to you. All I can do is offer a smile when you need it, or a thoughtful ear if you would like to talk. Know that I am thinking of you, and I am very sorry for your loss.
  • Life can feel like a wilderness and as dry as a desert. Remember that cacti plant flowers in these hard places. Your life can still bloom again, even though it feels as though nothing good can come from grief. Hoping you will see new growth and beauty, despite the loss of your beloved. You are in my thoughts.
  • I’m sending you strength as you mourn the loss of your sister/brother. Stay strong for your family.
  • My heart is aching hearing about your sister’s unexpected departure. Please accept my deepest condolences.
Deepest Condolences Messages for Friend

Unique Condolence Messages to a Friend

When a loved one dies, it can be difficult to find the words to say. In the days and weeks after a loved one’s death, it can be especially difficult to find the words to say.

Here are some unique condolences to a friend that may help you say something special and heartfelt.

  • A person may die, but their memories will remain unchanged and unfaded. Find solace in the good memories you had with her. May she rest in peace forever!
  • I know it must feel all-consuming and endless right now, but I hope it brings you some comfort to recognize that never knowing the [love/friendship] of [insert name] would have been a worse fate indeed. I am here. Whenever you need me. Day or night. I am here to cry or laugh, to listen or talk. Let the grief be what it is for now. And one day soon, all those memories will sparkle with joy again.
  • Another star joined the night sky. Your daughter/son will be the most radiant one, for sure.
  • Please accept my sincere sympathies on the passing of your husband/wife. I stand by you, friend.
  • Someone so special as your father can never be forgotten. My prayers and thoughts remain with you as you mourn his death.
  • It’s difficult to imagine moving on with your life after losing someone close to you. I know that you may just want to curl up and shut out the world. But I will be here for support, whenever you need it. I can’t bring them back, but I can be a shoulder for you to lean on.
  • My heart breaks, seeing you in pain. I know how close you were and how important they were to your life. Only time will be able to heal a wound like this, with each day getting a little easier. I can’t take the pain away, but I am here to hold your hand through it. I send you my deepest sympathies and condolences.
  • If your friend has lost their mother then these messages of condolence should express how sorry you are for their loss.
  • Through this card, I send my condolences to you and your family my friend for your loss. I hope you get all the support from your family and the strength to get on with life
  • Never forget, you have friends who love you. I am here with you today and always. Praying that God’s love enfolds you through the sorrow.
  • I hope for your son’s soul to have a beautiful afterlife full of everything he missed in life.
  • The highest form of love is remembering and honoring those who have passed. Although it is no healing balm, I hope the memories of your loved one soothes your pain in these coming hours, days, and weeks. I wish for that time, once again, little by little, when you can joyously bask in the sunshine of the good times you shared.
  • Love touches us in ways like nothing else can. I’m sure the passing of [your friend/your family member] must feel like an enormous gap that will no longer be filled. But [true friendship/love] never fades. It will glow when you remember and suddenly illuminate random moments with the happiest of memories. You are in my thoughts during this hard time.
  • When life knocks the wind out of your sails, let the breeze of sweet memories carry you towards new horizons. If you need someone to get into the boat with you, count me in. I am here to lend a steadying hand. We can navigate this time of loss together. I am sending you my heartfelt condolences and sympathies during this challenging time.
  • In heaven, your child is now surrounded by angels, and remember that you are surrounded by people who genuinely love and care for you too. Stay strong.
  • Sending you my sincere condolences my friend. You deserve happiness and solace. Be patient. The remorse will pass.
  • For you my friend, I offer all my condolence wishes for the untimely loss of your close friend. I pray to the Lord to bless you with the strength to cope up with the loss.
  • After losing someone you love, it can feel like you’re floating through life. You go through the motions, but are numb to the world around you. One of the hardest parts can be trying to reconnect yourself. Whether you need someone to laugh, cry, or talk with, I will be here to help you through this time. My heart is with you.
  • I can’t imagine how hard this is for you but I just wanted to let you know how sorry I was to hear of your loss
  • It is with sadness that I send this message, for I know how much your [friend/loved one] meant to you. I wish for you a quiet time of healing, where you can reminisce and find the space to forever store those memories within. I am so sorry for your loss.
  • I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers, friend.
  • Losing a loved one is something I wouldn’t wish on anyone. It feels like fog casting a veil over your life. I want you to know it won’t always be that way. The fog will clear, and the sun will shine again. When you need a ray of light, I will never be far away. I am sending you my heartfelt sympathies and condolences.
  • It is always a good thing to be kind to yourself when life gets rough. Look for the things that will build you up again after losing your loved one. Friendship and uplifting activities are things I can offer to you. I hope that spending time with me is #1 on your list. I am waiting for your call whenever you feel up to it.
  • While you try to process the loss of your loved one, I hope you know that I am here. I am sure you are thinking about them constantly. Remember the good times, the laughs, and the funny things about them. Remember the reasons why they were special to you. My deepest condolences go out to you, my friend.
  • I’m praying to God today for your mother’s peaceful rest. May heaven be granted to her.

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Condolence Messages for Friend Father Death

  • Your father was a man of honor and great virtues. He may be no more within this world, but his deeds will always speak of his nobility.
  • Losing someone so dear is devastating, and no words can ever really relieve that pain. But to help, I wish you courage and healing during these toughest of days. Cry when you feel like it. Let the laughter roll when it comes. And know that your [friend/loved one] will forever live on in the journeys you shared together.
  • My sincere condolences to you and your family. May God’s unconditional love be with you in this time of loss and suffering.
  • Keeping you close in my thoughts. I’m here to listen and be a shoulder to cry on, so please know that you can share anything with me.
  • If you feel like you are on an emotional rollercoaster right now, hang in there. It is totally understandable. I hope that it will not be long before things level out and you have a sense of calm. Then you will have an opportunity to look back on all the beautiful adventures you had together. I am thinking of you and send you my sincerest condolences during this very tough time.
  • They say that sweet times of reflection are a part of grieving. As time goes on, I hope you will be able to carry your memories into the future with strength and hope. May your sense of peace and wellbeing be restored despite the heartfelt loss you feel at the present time. I am thinking of you and so sorry for your loss.
  • I cannot take away your pain, but I can listen if you’d like to talk about it
  • I was lucky enough to know your dad well and the impact he had on so many people. We’ve lost a very special person. Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies
  • Don’t think of yourself as alone following your parents’ deaths, pal. You have people in your life who genuinely care about and love you, and who will always be at your side.
  • I was incredibly sorry to hear that you lost someone that was so special to you. I know it must cause you a great deal of pain. Know that if there is anything at all I can do to help ease your burden, I am here for you. I send you my heartfelt sympathies and condolences.
  • Death is the most certain of all that can happen to anyone. Yet we can’t help feeling sad when someone close to us is taken. Accept my condolence! May God be kind to you during this difficult time.
  • There are cultures in the world that mark a person’s passing with a celebration of life. I don’t know if you’re up for a marching jazz band or a raucous party, but if I can help you to remember [insert name] and all the greatness [he/she] brought into the world, I’m standing by. Dance shoes and jazz are optional. A moment of happy reflection is not.
  • Seeing the good in sad times is always a challenge. I hope that you have experienced it in the kindness of those who surround you at this time. Perhaps knowing that you are loved will be the comfort that wraps you up in hope and a new perspective. My thoughts are with you, and I am so very sorry for your loss.
  • I know loss can be difficult, so I’ll be thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers
  • The news of your[father/mother] death came as a shock to me. May God give [his/her] soul eternal peace and a safe resting place in the biggest heaven.
  • If I could take your pain away, I would, my friend. I wish I could lessen your sorrow somehow. I sympathize with you, with a heavy heart.
  • I’ve heard the news, and I’m so sorry for your loss. If it means anything, I would love to hear some stories you have about them. They sound like they were an amazing person, and I wish I could’ve had the chance to know them better. Let me know if you need anything at all.
  • It’s hard for me to imagine the pain you are going through. Just know that I’m always here if you ever need a shoulder to cry and a friend to trust.
  • Always remember that you have friends with whom you may share your sorrow. You can talk to us about your spouse at any time.
  • I just heard the devastating news. Your father was an incredible man and will be missed by so many. My deepest condolences.
  • Your father was a giant amongst men and will leave a huge hole in many people’s lives. None more so than your own though, and I will be thinking of you as you grieve
Condolence Messages for Friend Father Death

What to say to someone who lost a friend?

When someone close to you dies, it can be incredibly difficult to cope. It can be difficult to move on, to find new friends, and to feel happy again. It’s important to remember that you are not alone in your grief. There are people who care about you and who want to help you through this difficult time. Here are a few things to say to someone who has lost a friend:

  1. First and foremost, you are not alone in your grief. There are people who care about you and who want to help you through this difficult time.
  2. Please don’t hesitate to reach out for help. It’s important to remember that your friend died as a result of a natural process. There is no reason to feel guilty or ashamed. It’s natural to feel angry and frustrated at times.
  3. It’s important to remember that your friend died because they wanted to, not because they were forced to. It’s okay to feel sad and emotional. It’s okay to cry and to feel grief. But it’s also important to remember that your friend is now at peace. Remember to take breaks. It’s important to have time for yourself. When you’re feeling overwhelmed, take a few minutes to yourself to relax and reflect. Remember to cherish your memories of your friend. Remember the good times you shared. Remember the things you loved about them. Most importantly, remember to keep fighting. Your friend would want you to continue living life to the fullest.

Some more ideas are given below:

  • Grief is such a personal experience. Emotions can arise without warning at the sound of a favorite song, picture, or special place. It can be an overwhelming experience. If you ever feel like talking about those things, I am ready and willing to share in your grief and support you through it.
  • Nothing can replace the loss of your loved one and no words can express the sorrows I feel for your loss. I am praying for you and the departed soul.
  • Words, however kind, can’t mend your heartache, but those who care for you share your grief and wish you comfort and peace of mind
  • It is never easy to lose someone we care for. It’s something that all of us must experience at some point in our lives. I wish that I could ease your pain, to help you heal. I hope that this message at least lets you know that I am thinking of you always. My heartfelt sympathies go out to you in this difficult time.
  • If you need a longer condolence message to a friend then these examples are ideal for sending a card or saying in person to offer them comfort.
  • I know how difficult this must be for you so if you need me for anything don’t hesitate to ask. I’m so sorry your your loss
  • Your sister was a beautiful soul. We who knew her will remember her for the rest of our lives to commemorate her life.
  • Sending my condolences with sincere sympathies remembering your mother. May she rest in peace.
  • It is normal to feel sad, and natural to be low. It is just nice to have someone you can trust to be there at those times. Dear one, I am here for you, to help you through. Whether you are up or whether you are down, a true friend will travel the journey with you. Know that you can count on me. I am so very sorry for your loss.
  • Although no words can really help to ease your loss, know that you are in my thoughts
  • We may know that death is a part of life, yet it’s never easy to lose someone. I’m so very sorry for the loss of [insert name], whom I know was a bright spot in your life. I would love to help you keep his/her memory alive by hearing your stories of the times you shared. I’m here to listen to your words, your tears, and to hold your hand through it all.
  • Right now, happiness may seem like a leaf that has been carried away and is just a speck in the sky. Stay hopeful because the winds of change can bring new things. New adventures will begin, and new joys will be born. I am sharing in your sadness as you remember your loved one, and sending my sincerest sympathies and condolences.
  • I’m with you in spirit. Stay strong and remember we will be there for you
  • It is with sincere compassion that I extend my deepest sympathy for the recent bereavement of your [dear friend/loved one]. Alas, the curtain falls on us all, but it is never an easy time for those left behind. May the warmth of your [companionship/love] radiate in your heart as peace settles upon you in the coming days and weeks.
  • My deepest sympathies are with you for the loss of ______. If you’d like to talk, to walk, to sit and stare at the world with the strength of a friend beside you, I am here for you. I am here for you now. I am here for you later. Take your time.
  • I am really saddened to learn about your father’s death. He was an inspiration to all of us. We shall continue to live in accordance with his principles.
  • I know how close you were to your mom. She is irreplaceable. You will be in my thoughts
  • She was more than a mother of a friend of mine. To me, she was just like my own mother. Her death is a loss for both of us. May she rest in peace.
  • In thinking about your loss, and all that you are going through, I had an idea. Would you like to meet up so we can talk and celebrate their life together? I would love to bring a smile to your face and see moments of joy return to your heart. I would be honored if perhaps I can help your healing process to begin. I am thinking of you.
  • We will only have special memories of the wonderful person your mom was. You have my deepest sympathies
  • Let us all share your sorrow with you! Let us unite in prayer to honor your sibling.
  • My sincere condolences over the death of [Name]. I hope that my prayers may provide you solace at this tough time in your life.
  • Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. Your brother will remain in this world with us always through our memories with him.
  • Your father was a father figure to me. Every day, he will be missed. My condolences on his death.
  • My heartfelt condolences for the loss of your [friend/family member]. May you find comfort in remembering the special moments that brightened your days throughout the years. I hope you allow all the memories you shared to shine in remembrance for years to come.
  • The pain of losing your wife is unfathomable, but you can find comfort in knowing that God will offer her peace and that she will be looking over you from above.
  • You will be in my prayers and thoughts as you grieve the loss of your amazing dad
  • I can’t bring back your loved one, and I can’t fill the hole they left in your heart. You may feel like you want to push everyone away. Know that I am here to cry with you, laugh with you, and I’ll be there to share the memory of their life with you. My shoulder is here whenever you are ready.
  • Sharing in your sorrow. With love and friendship. I hope God blesses and comforts you during this difficult time.
  • Your mom was a truly special person who will be missed dearly. I’m so sorry for your loss
  • My thoughts and heart are with you during this time. I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one, as I know [he/she] was a special person in your life. May the many happy memories that you made together be a consolation today and all the days ahead. I send you my sincere condolences and sympathies.
  • Your loss saddens me and I’m deeply sorry. I’m so touched to hear about your loss and praying for you and your family.
  • Your heart might feel frozen, caught in the winter of sadness. It can seem as though life will never flourish again. I hope the sunshine of our friendship will bring warm thoughts. Showers of love bring growth and life. Spring can come to your heart once again, dear one.
  • Hearing about your loss breaks my heart. Please know that you can always come to me for support with anything. I am here to help you.
  • My heart breaks thinking about how devastated you must be over the loss of your husband.
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