You will naturally wish to acknowledge letters of the kind illustrated in this section. Like the letters themselves, acknowledgments need only be short, but they must show that you are genuinely moved by the warm and convincing expressions of sympathy you have received.
To relatives and close friends acknowledgment should be made to each one personally, but in other cases, especially when letters received are numerous, it will often be sufficient to have prepared a printed acknowledgment in general terms, similar to the following.
Condolence acknowledgments sample
MR & MRS ASHTON AND FAMILY
Thank you most sincerely for your kind expression of sympathy in their recent sad loss. The kindness of so many friends and the many proofs of affection and esteern28in which Margaret was held will always remain a proud and cherished memory.
97 Lake Rise
RM1 4EF 17th October 2009