Writing funeral thank you notes, especially when writing a thank you note after a funeral can seem like a source of stress to many. But writing can be a valuable and healing experience, even though it seems tough. Here are some tips on how to write them while you’re grieving, along with some sample thank you note wording to get you started.
Thank you notes need not be entirely hand-written. Your funeral home can usually supply tasteful cards with appropriate funeral thank you verses or even funeral thank you poems on them. Still, you’ll want to write something on the note or card, even if it’s only something non-specific like, “Thank you so much.”
Show gratitude for someone’s gift of help and time, by mentioning what they did. Thank them for their service, their time and especially their support during your time of grief.
If they gave money, mention your appreciation. There is no need to ของชำร่วยงานศพ mention the amount, but stating what it was used for can be good form. Such as:
“Thank you for your generous gift. It was used for [purpose]. It helped take worry off of our shoulders during this tough time, and made our situation more bearable.”
You’ll also want to express your gratitude for flowers, with the appropriate thank you words.
“Thank you for your thoughtfulness. The flowers were beautiful. It helped make [deceased’s] service beautiful, and helped show the world how much [deceased] was loved.”
If you know your flowers, feel free to mention them in your card. If not, there’s no need to worry – a simple thank you is fine!
Thank you cards for food dishes are appropriate as well.
“It can be so hard to take care of one’s self when grieving and arranging a funeral. Thank you for thinking of us and helping take care of us during this time.”
Keep in mind that you don’t have to send funeral thank you notes to everyone who attended the funeral. In fact, it would be impossible to do so. People don’t usually leave their mailing addresses when they sign the guest book! So don’t trouble yourself by thinking you have to send a thank you card to everyone who attended.