CHAPTER 9Letters of Condolence

Here are samples to help you write the most difficult of all letters to compose: condolence letters. The broad categories are as follows:

• On the Death of a Business Associate

• On the Death of a Mother

• On the Death of a Father

• On the Death of a Wife

• On the Death of a Husband

• On the Death of a Child

• On the Death of a Brother

• On the Death of a Sister

At the side of the page, you will find a brief explanation of each part of the letter. The first letter identifies each section of the letter. Subsequent letters identify only changes to the basic format.

Step-by-Step Guide

Although sympathy cards are available, a letter of condolence is more personal. Letters of condolence should be written with a sincere ...

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