Sympathy Letter Format

By | June 1, 2010

Name of the letter Receiver

Initial Address including City Name

Mention the name of State and Country of the Receiver

Dear Mr. / Ms. / Mrs. (name of recipient),


The first Paragraph incorporates the content regarding your source of information to know the reason of sympathy. Express your feeling in the form of grief and pain to know about the sad news. Pay your respect and deep sympathy to the sufferer. Always write this paragraph very neatly so that there is no miscommunication. Never use any straight forward word as the letter should be filled with compassion.

In second paragraph, try to support the person and make him understand about the fact of life, using some live examples. If possible, ask the recipient if he/ she need any kind of help.

Close the third section by mentioning deep sympathy from your family as well. Offer your all time support in terms of financial help and emotional hold. Provide your contact number and email- id to maintain your contact with the receiver.

Close the letter with regards.

Your Name