Words of Sympathy for the Loss of a Grown Son


Words of Sympathy for the Loss of a Grown Son

The loss of a child can be devastating and overwhelming for many parents. For many, it is simply not natural to bury one’s child, especially a child who has grown into adulthood with his life ahead of him. 

 

This is often why it may be difficult to show comfort when a friend or a loved one loses a son. Fortunately, you can choose a few words to express comfort, whether written on a condolence card or said in conversation. 

 

Here are a few words of comfort that you can use for parents who have just lost a grown son.

 

Words of Comfort for Parents Who Lost a Grown Son 

 

We cannot imagine the pain of your loss. But know that you are always in our prayers and we continue to pray that you will have the strength to overcome this sorrowful time. 

 

His life was a blessing to us and to everyone he knew. We are glad to have known him. We continue to pray for his soul. 

 

{Son’s name} was a blessing to all the people he touched. We are forever grateful for the chance to have known him as a friend. We continue to pray for his soul and for peace and strength during this difficult time. 

 

Nothing can be said to ease your heartbreak but know that we are here in thought and prayer. Please reach out any time you need some company. 

 

You and {son’s name} are in our prayers. We don’t know why these things happen but we are here to offer time and company if and when you need it. 

 

No words can ease your pain, and we know that his death will forever leave a hole in your hearts. We offer prayers for his eternal peace and for your comfort and healing. 

 

Words of Sympathy for the Loss of a Grown Son (continued)

 

We are sorry for your loss. Know that we are here anytime you need a listening ear or someone to talk to. 

 

There is no pain more severe than the loss of a child. Your son was a gift and to know him was an honor. He is in our thoughts and prayers. 

 

We are grateful to have known your son. He touched so many lives and his memory will live on long after he is gone. 

 

There are no words meaningful enough to comfort you. But we continue to pray that his memory will keep you strong and give you peace. 

 

We are forever grateful for the opportunity to know your son. Our prayer is that you be given strength to face the coming days and months without him.

 

He brought so much joy and laughter to everyone he met. Your son was a beacon of light. Thank you for his life. We pray that you remain in peace and strength as you weather this difficult time. 

 

We are very sorry for your loss. Your son was a dear friend and we will forever cherish our memories of him. 

 

We ask for God’s blessing for you and your family during this loss. His life was well-lived and he touched so many people. We hope that this knowledge will give you the strength to keep you going during this difficult time. 

 

Losing a child is heartbreaking. We are terribly sorry for your loss. 

 

Your son was an exceptional human being and we were blessed to know him. We truly feel sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers. 

 

Sending our deepest condolences during this difficult time. We are with you in your time of grief. 

 

He was loved by everyone he knew. We are praying for strength and healing for you and your family. 

 

Words can only do so much, but know that we are one with you in this time of loss. Know that we are here when you need us. 

 

We will forever miss him. We will treasure the memories of him and hope those memories of his life will give you strength and peace. 

 

Wishing you peace, comfort, and courage. We will always remember {son’s name} fondly. 

 

Sending prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. Hold on to your memories of him. May the thought of his life well-lived keep you strong and give you comfort. 

 

Words cannot express our sadness. We condole with you during this time of loss. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten. 

 

We cannot imagine how great your sorrow must be. Please know that we are here if you need comfort. Praying for peace and comfort during this time. 

 

May loving memories ease your pain during this time. We pray for his soul and your comfort and healing. 

 

Although no words can comfort you during this time of great loss, please know that we are one with you in sorrow. 

 

We are thinking of you and your loved ones. His spirit, warmth, and kindness will always be remembered. 

 

He brought joy and laughter wherever he went. Your son will forever be remembered. 

 

Please accept our deepest sympathies. Our thoughts are with you during this time. 

 

{Son’s name} memory will forever be in our hearts. We are sorry for your loss. 

 

Your son was a kind, extraordinary person. He was so loved by many. We offer our deepest sympathies for your loss. 

 

Although we seldom saw each other, time spent with your son was always memorable. We will fondly remember him. Our prayers are with you during this time of grief. 

 

In Conclusion

 

Finding the right words of sympathy for the loss of a grown son is never easy. In fact, it can be downright impossible. And while mere words cannot erase the pain of the loss of a son, the surviving loved ones will definitely appreciate your attempts to ease their pain.

Start with these words to offer sympathy and comfort. Add in a memory or a funny anecdote to give your message a lighter yet more personal tone. Carefully chosen words can help lessen the pain of grief and convey a message of hope and strength that bereaved family members will surely appreciate. 

Michael Grover

Following the death of my Mother, I decided to make this website. I found it difficult at the time to express the correct words to say at the service. However, I stumbled across an immediate download (available here) that enabled me to find truly memorable words.

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