When people visit one of the funeral homes in Fair Oaks, CA to attend funeral services for a person, they’ll often come face-to-face with that person’s grieving family at some point in time. And unfortunately, they won’t always know what to say to them. Because of this, people sometimes end up saying the wrong things. It’s why you should give some thought to what you’re going to say to a grieving family at a funeral home in advance. Check out some of the best options below.
“I am so sorry for your family’s loss”
If you’re not really sure what you should say to a grieving family at a person’s Fair Oaks, CA funeral services, don’t be afraid to keep it simple. Saying something like, “I’m so sorry for your loss,” will be more than enough. This will express your sympathies to a grieving family without going too overboard. It’s much better to say something like this versus trying to say too much and making a tough day even worse for a grieving family.
“I am keeping your family in my prayers”
When a family is grieving a loved one’s loss, they often feel isolated from the rest of the world. You can let them know that you’re grieving with them by letting them know that you’re keeping them in your prayers. These words might actually mean way more than you might think to a grieving family. They’ll appreciate the fact that you’re thinking about them and hoping for the best for them. It could go a long way towards helping them to heal in the coming weeks and months.
“I am here to help your family in any possible way”
There’s a good chance that a grieving family isn’t going to call on you to help them with anything. But in the event that they do need a hand with something, it would be a good idea for you to let them know that you would be more than happy to volunteer your services. A grieving family is going to have so much going on in such a short period of time, which might put them in a position where they need help from others. You should be there for them and be ready, willing, and able to provide any assistance that they might require.
“I would love to share a memory of your loved one with your family”
If there is a long line of people waiting to speak with a grieving family at a funeral home, you might not want to monopolize their time by sharing a memory of their loved one. But if a family isn’t tied up talking to others, you might want to steal a few minutes of their time to share this memory with them. It might be a memory that they weren’t aware of, so you’ll be providing them with a real gift by letting them listen to the story that you have to tell.
At Price Funeral Chapel, we specialize in helping grieving families to make Fair Oaks, CA funeral arrangements for their loved ones. If your family is currently mourning a loved one’s loss, we invite you to pay us a visit so that you can begin putting funeral plans into place. Call us today to get the planning process started.