Sympathy Letter For Loss Of Mother


Losing your mother or father is one of the most painful moments in a person’s life. Your parents’ are someone that can never be replaced in life. It will be a highly emotional time for you. A sympathy letter is written at such a time to express your sympathy towards the receiver as well as your sorrow at the passing away of his/her parent. As the name suggests, a comfort letter for loss of a mother is written to express such feelings towards a person who has had recently lost his/her mother.

The sympathy letter for loss of a mother is a letter that expresses your sympathy. Therefore, it must be genuine and must help the reader cope with his/her loss. The level of formality depends upon the relationship between the sender and the receiver. In the case of a formal letter, the sender just expresses his/her sympathy, whereas, in the event of an informal one, the sender might recount his/her good memories about the parent and offer assistance to the receiver if needed. This letter speaks volumes about your compassion towards your fellow-beings.


Sample Letter


Miranda E. Thorpe

32, Lavender Street

New York


Date: 15 August 2016



Adele Smith

33 Raven Street

New York


Subject: Your loss


Dear Ms.Smith,

I recently came to know of your loss and was devastated by it. I am so sorry for your invaluable loss. Your mother was an amazing woman, and from what you have told me, an excellent, loving mother who could always be counted on. This must be one of the most painful and horrible experiences in your life, and I want you to know that I am here for you if you need anything. All you need to do is ask.

I know that my words of consolation will not bring your mother back to you. But having lost my mom last year, I know what it feels like. People did not know what to say, but them trying to console me did make me feel better. Do not weigh your heart with sorrow, instead think of it like this – your mother lived a happy and inspiring life, and died the same, surrounded by her loved ones. She was truly a good person, selfless and kind at heart. Memories of her will not fade from the heart easily.

Do not let your sorrow overwhelm you. Know that your mother still lives in your heart and memories. She also lives in the life that she has helped you build for you. Once again, do not hesitate to ask for my help if needed. Take care.

Yours Sincerely,

Miranda E. Thorpe


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