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The following sample condolence messages for the loss of a father will help you to find.

Writing a sympathy or condolence card can be an awkward, uneasy thing to do and it can be hard trying to come up with the right words for a meaningful message. We’ve done our research by exploring the web, as well as using our contacts and cards here at Funky Pigeon to come up with some ideas for what you can say. Read on to find a selection of sympathy card messages and ideas, from the simple quotes to the heartfelt wishes.

Short, Simple Messages

  1. With heartfelt condolences.
  2. We are so sorry for your loss.
  3. I hope you feel surrounded by much love. Our thoughts are with you.
  4. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss.
  5. With deepest sympathy as you remember Ashley.
  6. Holding you close in our thoughts and hoping you are doing OK.
  7. It was truly a pleasure knowing Rebecca. She will be deeply missed.
  8. Wishing you as much peace as possible during this difficult time.
  9. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this time of sorrow.
  10. You are in all of our thoughts and prayers.
  11. May you find comfort in those around you.
  12. Jane will remain in our hearts forever.
  13. As you grieve, know that we are all remembering and honouring Jade.
  14. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
  15. Sending hugs and best wishes during this difficult time.

Thoughtful Wishes for a Loss

  1. Ryan will live forever in our hearts and memories. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
  2. This card isn’t meant to do anything for you but let you know that I am thinking of you at this time. I am sorry for your loss.
  3. I like to believe that when we lose someone close to us, they still live through us and give us strength. The time we have spent with those we’ve lost makes them part of us.
  4. Words cannot describe who Rachel was and so words also cannot describe the loss we are all feeling now.
  5. Life is complex, and so is death. The feelings that follow a death can be easier to navigate with a friend. We’re all here for you at this difficult time.
  6. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
  7. I can’t imagine what you are feeling, but I want to express my condolences to you. Please let me know of any way I can help.
  8. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
  9. I wish that I could bring you comfort and acceptance, but all I can do is stand beside you through the storm. I’m here if you need anything.
  10. When death occurs in a family, it leaves behind an emptiness that can only be filled by the love of others and time. Please do reach out if there’s anything we can do to help.
  11. One of the storms we all must face in our lives is the passing of someone dear to our hearts. I am sorry you are facing this right now, but I know you are strong enough to get through it.
  12. We’re truly sorry to hear about the loss of Simon. The passing of a loved one is never easy, but time truly does heal all wounds.
  13. May all of your happy memories give you peace and comfort during this challenging time.

Appreciation of Person

  1. Joel was an amazing person and had a remarkable life. I feel so lucky that I got to know him.
  2. We are sorry for your loss. Jess was such a great person, she will live on in our memories forever.
  3. I am sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I will always remember her as a generous, kind and loving woman. I know that you have those qualities too and will have acquired them from her.
  4. I am sorry you lost your sister. I know she loved you very much and that you will miss her greatly. I am sure she is very proud of you. I will always remember her as a great character.
  5. Leon touched so many lives for the good. I’m grateful I had the chance to know him. He will be dearly missed.
  6. Your grandad blessed so many people with his faith and kindness. Praying that you’ll find comfort in your memories of him as well as in the knowledge that others are missing him too.
  7. James had a positive impact on so many lives. I’m so happy to have had him as a part of my life for so many years. He will always be a cherished friend and live long in my memory.
  8. Here’s to celebrating the life of a great person and mourning his passing with you in every possible way.
  9. Elsa was an amazing person and had a truly remarkable life. I feel so lucky that I got to know her.
  10. John brought so many gifts to our lives. We will never forget them.
  11. Remembering your wonderful grandad and wishing you comfort through this time.
  12. We are thinking of you all as you celebrate your grandma’s remarkable life.

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Deepest Sympathy. Submitted By Jan Barcelo. deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad your in our thoughts and prayers through the good and the bad.

Words of Sympathy & Sympathy Quotes

sympathy verses for loss of father

Who knows what to say when someone passes away? After hearing the news, many of us want to reach out with condolences, but aren’t sure exactly what to say. Often, some have no clue where to begin or what the right words are.  However, in the face of loss, sadness, and shock it’s vital that friends and family reach out to those grieving and let them know how much they’re cared for. So if you’re looking for the right sympathy messages or what to write in a sympathy card, look to our guide below.

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Understanding What To Say In A Sympathy Card

It’s no easy task to sign a heartfelt sympathy card, but it is the right thing to do. You may sit and ponder things like what you would want those close to you to say in a moment like this. You may begin to write and then worry you might say the wrong things. It’s important to remember that in darkness sometimes all you need to be reminded of is a little light. Even though writing a card that says, ‘Sorry for your loss,’ isn’t easy, it doesn’t mean that it isn’t important. And your condolence messages may be just the light that person needs.

The following sympathy messages are meant to give you a guideline to follow for bringing warmth to a grieving heart. Use them as they are, combine them or customize them to express your feelings.

Sympathy Card Wording Examples

Whether you want to express your own feelings, acknowledge the feelings of others, share a memory or offer ongoing support, you’re going to need to put all of these sentiments into the right words. Remember that you can be brief and still come off as warm and comforting. Let your own judgment as well as these examples guide you in drafting your sympathy messages with a serious and sincere tone.

Examples of Sympathy Card Wording:

  • “We are deeply sorry about the loss of (name). As you grieve, know that we are remembering and honoring him/her.”
  • “I’ll remember (name) in many positive ways-with a big smile and a great sense of humor, always great with a story.”
  • “I’m sure your heart is aching. We want you to know that we are here for you if your need anything. Expect us to check in soon.”
  • “Sorry for your loss. I celebrate the life of (name) and am mourning him/her with you in this trying time.”
  • “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).”
  • “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 can’t express how much (name) meant to me over the years. He/She always brought so much light into the lives of those around him/her. My condolences to you and your wonderful family.”

Loss Of A Father Sympathy Messages

They say that a father’s guiding hand always sits on the shoulder of his children. And, although he may be in a better place, losing such a strong figure in life is one of the hardest things many of us will go through. Think about retelling how this person’s father lived, how he smiled and how he loved when drafting a sympathy card messages for the loss of a father. Additionally, consider visiting our additional resource on Miss You Dad Quotes and Messages.


  • “Nobody could tell a funny story like your father. 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.”
  • “What a good and generous man your father was. I thought his funeral service was a wonderful tribute to him and all he has done for our community. He will be missed.”
  • “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.”
  • “He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. What an amazing life your father led. I will never forget the way he smiled and the way he loved you with every piece of his heart.”
  • “Let the memories of your fathers life provide you with the comfort you need during this challenging time.”
  • “Such a strong man will never truly be gone, for he has left such a loving presence in our hearts.”
  • “My deepest condolences to you and your family. Your father was truly an incredible person, and his loss is felt deeply.”

Loss Of A Mother Sympathy Messages

Just as with the loss of a father, losing your mother is profound. It can be of great comfort for a grieving person to hear how much you admired and cared for their mother. Extend your caring thoughts, admiration, and words of condolences with these examples.


  • “Although no words can take away the sorrow that you bear. May it be comforting to you to know that others care.”
  • “There are so few comforting words when we need them most. The passing of the one who first introduced us to this planet and who loved us along its paths is never easy.”
  • “I have no idea what you must be going through in losing what I think is one of the most important compasses in your life. I know your mom was that to you and with this loss comes so many layers of heartache. Please know my heart is open to giving you anything you might need during this time of incredible loss.”
  • “Your mom was such a lovely woman. I often think about all the times we spent together and all the amazing meals your mom cooked. She was such a pleasure to have around. I have learned so much from her and will remember her always. I love you and am truly sorry for your loss.”
  • “My heart aches for you and your family during this time. Your mother was such an amazing person and she will truly be missed, My condolences.”
  • “Your mother was someone whose light shown on everyone around her. That light is deeply missed. Take comfort in how much she, and your whole family, is loved in these difficult times.”
  • “Nothing can truly cut the ties of motherhood. She is with us all still in love, memory, and family. Know we are here to support you all through everything that may come.”

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18 Bible Verses For Sympathy Cards

sympathy verses for loss of father

If you are unsure of what to write in a sympathy card, we offer a collection of condolence quotes and messages as examples:

  • May memories of "name of deceased" and the love of family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead.

  • Thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort as you remember "name of deceased".

  • Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

  • Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends and family for strength, and always remember how much you are loved.

  • Forever Remembered, Forever Missed

  • We share in this time of grief but also share in the love and memories of "name of deceased".

  • “Name of deceased” will always be within your heart and the many others that loved him/her and as close as a beautiful memory.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.

  • Keeping you close in heart and prayer for the loss of your beloved "name of deceased".

  • Our deepest sympathy.

  • May loving memories ease your loss and bring you comfort.

  • Saying goodbye to someone we love is heartbreaking. May you find comfort in all the special memories shared with "name of deceased".

  • Words cannot express my sadness. May the comfort of God help you through this difficult time.

  • May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten.

  • With love and remembrance.

  • May He who knows your sorrow bring peace, comfort, and healing to your soul.

  • Words seem inadequate to express the sorrow felt by the loss of "name of deceased". My heart is with you.

  • Someone as special as "name of deceased" will never be forgotten. He/she will remain in our hearts forever.

  • I pray that in the midst of your sorrow you find comfort in all the joyful memories shared.

  • With loving memories of "name of deceased".

  • Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.

  • I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort.

  • We will always cherish the beautiful memories of "name of deceased".

  • My heart is with you in your time of sorrow.

  • "Name of deceased" will be greatly missed but his/her warmth, kindness, and gentle spirit will be remembered forever.

  • With our love and deepest sympathy as we remember "name of deceased".

  • For further information, see Examples of Sympathy Notes

    "What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch. We may not understand why you left this earth so soon, or why you left before we were ready to say good-bye, but little by little, we begin to remember not just that you died, but that you lived. And that your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget"

    --Author Unknown

    In Memory of a life so beautifully lived...a heart so deeply loved

    --Author Unknown

    The morning glory blooms but for an hour
    and yet it differs not at heart
    from the giant pine
    that lives for a thousand years

    --Teitoku Matsunaga, Japanese Poet

    "To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die."

    --Thomas Campbell

    "There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world"

    -- Author unknown

    Those we have held in our arms for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever

    --Author Unknown

    "Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
    May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow"

    -- Author unknown

    How very softly you tiptoed into our world,
    almost silently, only a moment you stayed.
    But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts

    –-Dorothy Ferguson

    Those we love don't go away,
    They walk beside us every day,
    Unseen, unheard, but always near,
    Still loved, still missed and very dear.

    --Author unknown

    Earth hath no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal

    -- Thomas Moore

    Like a bird singing in the rain,
    let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.

    --Robert Louis Stevenson

    "Wherever a beautiful soul has been
    there is a trail of beautiful memories"

    --Author Unknown

    "For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity."

    --William Penn

    "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

    --Abraham Lincoln

    "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
    love leaves a memory no one can steal."

    --From a headstone in Ireland

    "Some people come into our lives,
    leave footprints on our hearts,
    and we are never the same."

    -- Author unknown

    "When you are sorrowful look again in your heart,
    and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."

    --Kahlil Gibran

    "Perhaps they are not stars in the sky,
    but rather openings where our loved ones shine down
    to let us know they are happy."

    --Author unknown

    "When you lose someone you love,
    you gain an angel you know"

    -- Author unknown

    "I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death.
    They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make.
    Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories.
    We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love."

    --Leo Buscaglia

    "While we are mourning the loss of our friend,
    others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil."

    --John Taylor

    "May tender memories soften your grief,
    May fond recollection bring you relief,
    And may you find comfort and peace in the thought
    Of the joy that knowing your loved one brought...
    For time and space can never divide
    Or keep your loved one from your side.
    When memory paints in colors true,
    the happy hours that belonged to you."

    --Helen Steiner Rice

    "There are no goodbyes for us.
    Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart."

    -- Mahatma Gandhi

    The angels are always near to those who are grieving,
    to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God.

    --Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman

    "It is not length of life, but depth of life."

    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Sympathy Biblical Verses

    "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die." John 11:25,26

    "No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him." 1Cor 2:9

    "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." Matthew 5:4

    "Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28

    "He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away." Revelation 21:4

    "The memory of the righteous is a blessing." Proverbs 10:7

    "When you go through deep waters, I will be with you." Isaiah 43:2

Read on to find a selection of sympathy card messages and ideas, from I like to believe that when we lose someone close to us, they still live.

Sympathy Bible Verses for Funerals and Condolences

sympathy verses for loss of father

Bible Verses For Grief

"This is my comfort in my affliction, That Your word has revived me."--Psalm 119:50

"Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand."--Isaiah 41:10

"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you." --Isaiah 43:2

". . . For the LORD has comforted His people And will have compassion on His afflicted." --Isaiah 49:13

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." --Matthew 5:4

"O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING? "The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law; but thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." --1 Corinthians 15:55-57

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God." --2 Corinthians 1:3-4

"We are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord." --2 Corinthians 5:8

"But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who have fallen asleep in Jesus." --1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

"Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal comfort and good hope by grace, comfort and strengthen your hearts in every good work and word." --2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

"For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin. Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need." --Hebrews 4:15-16

"Casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you." --1 Peter 5:7

"And He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away." --Revelation 21:4

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. --Psalm 147:3

So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. - 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. -2 Corinthians 1:4

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. 1 Thesalonians 4:13-17

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. -John 14:1-3

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ... Psalm 23:1-6

For they cannot die anymore, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection. -Luke 20:36

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” ... -Revelation 21:1-27

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. --Romans 8:35-39 ESV



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