Sympathy Cards

Sympathy Cards Do’s and Don’ts

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The loss of a loved one is a very emotional time for most people.  What to say and do can be a very difficult morass to traverse.  You never want to offend anyone so here are a few sympathy card do’s and don’ts. Do’s Send a sympathy card as soon as possible after hearing of […]

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WHAT IS THE APPROPRIATE TIME FRAME TO SEND A SYMPATHY CARD?

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Expressing sympathy when a friend or a colleague has lost a loved one seems to be difficult for many people. What should I say? Should I go to the service? If I go to the wake how long should I stay?  What is the appropriate time frame to send a sympathy card? It is easy […]

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Sympathy Card Etiquette

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No one likes to send a sympathy card, but at some time in all of our lives, we will have to do it.  So when that time comes, you want to make sure that you say the right thing.  Writing something inside the card is never an easy task but you really don’t have to […]

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It is an unfortunate, but inevitable part of life. Bad things happen, people get sick, loved ones pass on. While nothing can take away the pain and sorrow of these times, an expression of sympathy can help ease the hurt, even if just by a little. I myself lost a parent in the last year, […]

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Sympathy Messages To Write In A Card

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Often times when a loved passes away it leaves us with a loss of words. We feel so much sorrow that the only thing we can do is sympathize. During these difficult times, a sympathy card with a heartfelt message is all we have to give to show someone we care. The Gallery Collection offers […]

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How Do I Deal With A Death In The Office?

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When a co-worker loses a loved one, even the most confident among us sometimes find it a challenge to know the right thing to say. The obvious and most practical thing to do when dealing with a death in the office is to send thoughtful sympathy cards with a personal note included. But who among […]

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Sympathy Cards – Thoughts That Can’t Be Erased

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As my parents have grown older, so have their friends. It seems like my Mother was making many monthly trips to express her condolences at our nearby funeral home. The family who loses a loved one has so many arrangements to make within several days and life becomes surreal. The chaos of a funeral viewing […]

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It was a really nice day out, and it was a Friday. Everyone in the office was anxious and excited. Finally, the end of a long work week! But just as everyone was settling down, we noticed our co-worker wasn’t at her desk. Then we got the horrible news. Her mother had sadly passed away […]

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Be a Boy Scout with Sympathy Cards

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We all love good old American boy scouts, right? And why is that? Because they are prepared. “Be prepared” is their actual motto. Everyone likes to be prepared. Does anyone ever say, oh I’d prefer to be unprepared for that meeting, no! So if you like to be prepared, why would it be any different […]

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Expressing Condolences with Sympathy Cards

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It is a natural reaction to avoid anything to do with death or funerals. The unfortunate result is that we are often unprepared and overwhelmed with the proper approach to take when a colleague, business associate or co-worker has a sudden loss in their family. The first step should be to send a sympathy card. […]

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