Asked by: Kofi Veynaran
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd May, 2020

What do you say to someone before a funeral?

Examples of What to Say
  1. I am so sorry. Your uncle was loved by many.
  2. He was a wonderful man and a talented musician.
  3. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
  4. I have such fond memories of your aunt. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
  5. When you're ready to talk, please feel free to call me.

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In this way, what do u say to someone going to a funeral?

Here are some guidelines:

  1. Be personal. Even if you didn't personally know the deceased, you can still draw on your knowledge of him or her.
  2. Avoid religion unless you know it's welcome. It's never appropriate to push your religious beliefs on someone else.
  3. Be a good listener.
  4. Don't be inappropriately positive.

Furthermore, what do you say at a funeral service? Consider the following funeral sayings:

  • “I'm so sorry about your loss.
  • “Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss.”
  • “[The deceased] was a wonderful person and I'll miss him very much.”
  • “My name is [your name] and I worked with [the deceased] for several years.

Hereof, what to say when you Cannot attend a funeral?

If you did not attend the funeral, you could make your apologies by saying something like: “Please accept my apologies for not being able to attend the funeral.” Sign off with an appropriate message. An appropriate sign-off could be something like “with sympathy”, “with caring thoughts” or “our sincere sympathy”.

What do you say when someone loses a family member?

The Best Things to Say to Someone in Grief

  1. I am so sorry for your loss.
  2. I wish I had the right words, just know I care.
  3. I don't know how you feel, but I am here to help in any way I can.
  4. You and your loved one will be in my thoughts and prayers.
  5. My favorite memory of your loved one is…
  6. I am always just a phone call away.

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