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Thank You Note Samples After Receiving Funeral Flowers, Donations, or Food


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As soon as you are able to send thank you notes to those who send flowers or deliver food after the passing of a loved one, it is good form to send thank you notes. Most people will understand if it takes you several weeks, and they don’t expect a long letter.

Sample letters to thank people after a funeral:

Dear Matthew,
Thank you for the beautiful flower arrangement after Peter’s passing. I know you are grieving too, but know that he always thought of you as one of his closest friends.
Many thanks,

Dear Anthony,
Thank you so much for the generous donation to the American Heart Association in Zeke’s name. As you know, he suffered from heart disease for years before his passing, and this was the perfect gift in his memory.

Dear Paula,
I want to thank you for attending Mom’s funeral and bringing food afterward. This gave me comfort, knowing you were there and I wouldn’t have to cook for a couple of days. I’ll call you soon, after I have time to clear away a few things.

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