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Loss of Son Quotes


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"There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were."

- D. Eisenhower


If you recently lost your beloved son, you're probably having difficulty finding consolation while carrying on with your life. His absence has left you with a deep void that time cannot fill.


Surrounding yourself with loved ones is important to get you back on your feet. Maybe some words of encouragement will be valuable as you begin to rebuild your life and honor the memory of your son.


The following quotes are here to help you as you process your grief. Each exists as a small reminder that you are never alone.


Mother Greiving Loss of Son Quotes

  1. No one experiences a greater loss than a mother losing her son.

  2. A dim shadow falls upon a grieving mother whose heart aches for her son, but a bright light shines once again when memories of him return.

  3. His spirit will journey with me throughout this life and comfort me when I long to see him.

  4. My greatest triumph was giving birth to you; my greatest tragedy was saying goodbye.

  5. Only a mother who loses a child can know the depths of grief.

Father Grieving Loss of Son Quotes

  1. A father should never have to bury his son and wonder all that he could have been.

  2. It was an honor to be your father and a gift to be your friend.

  3. Though my heart longs for you, I am grateful for the time we shared.

  4. I will rely upon your spirit to get me through each day, knowing that I will be in your presence once again.

  5. A father who has lost a son has lost a piece of his soul.

Short Memorial Quotes for Son

  1. A son brings so many possibilities to the world.

  2. There is no recovery from losing a child, only the settling of memories.

  3. Our world is not as colorful without you here, but we are grateful for the love that we continue to feel for you.

  4. My memories of you are eternal, protecting me always.

  5. Be thankful for having loved him; anticipate the joy at seeing him again.

  6. The impression you left behind settles deep within the hearts of those who loved you.

  7. Let the memories survive the storms of grief.

  8. Though my eyes cannot see you, my heart and my soul feel you.

  9. May the hurt of remembering you pass, and in its place, may joy resound.

  10. Though it pains me to wonder, I have to trust that God had a reason for taking you.

In Memory of My Son Quotes

  1. The only thing that brings me comfort is knowing you are with the angels.

  2. Losing my beloved son has been my greatest heartache; having had him in my life has been my greatest joy.

  3. Though my heart aches at your absence, it rejoices at the memory of you.

  4. You have been my greatest joy, and your loss my greatest pain.

  5. To remember you is to feel joy once again.

Healing after a Loss Quotes

  1. Memories heal a broken heart.

  2. Healing from loss starts with remembering the love that was shared.

  3. Take time to mourn the loss and then set a fire in your heart of things to come.

  4. God will guide me in the way of healing.

  5. Remember that God's healing embrace transcends all pain.

  6. Relinquish the pain for a hopefulness of things to come.

  7. Healing is accomplished by a willingness to remember the joy that was had.

  8. To heal after loss is to understand God's infinite mercy and love that awaits.

  9. Healing cannot be forced or hurried; it comes with a patient but expectant heart.

  10. Healing comes when the past in surrendered, and the future is embraced with wondrous expectation.

What Do You Say to Someone Who Lost Their Son?


If you know someone who recently lost a son, you may not know what to say as a gesture of concern and consolation. You might find it difficult to find words that fully explain the depth of your sorrow for the person experiencing the pain.


Your empathy can only go so far in experiencing the kind of grief that a parent feels at such a loss. Though you can attempt to put yourself in their shoes to feel the pain, to truly understand it, you must live it.


Th following death of son quotes might be of help to you as you gather the right words to share your sentiment.


Sympathy Messages for Loss of Son

  1. He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge - Psalm 91:4

  2. May God guide you in the way of healing.

  3. May you continue to love in the aftermath of loss.

  4. May the memories that you shared with your son be your refuge as you seek peace.

  5. God will give you the grace to live again in peace and understanding.

  6. May you find peace in knowing that your son is safe in God's embrace.

  7. Know that you are not alone in your grief, for an entire community grieves with you.

  8. May your empty heart be filled with the love of those surrounding you.

  9. The grief will subside only when you allow the memories to bring you joy.

  10. Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your son.


Whether you recently experienced the loss of your son or know of someone who did, words can bring comfort and hope during such a difficult time. Let In Tribue Eulogy Services help you use words to honor the memory of someone.






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