155 Death Anniversary Quotes In Remembrance Of Your Loved Ones

Looking for some remembrance death anniversary quotes? We have rounded up a heartfelt collection of death anniversary quotes, sayings, poems, wishes, and messages, (with images and pictures) for your loved ones to help comfort you during this tough time.

Death Anniversaries that mark the death of a loved one are always difficult to handle. It brings back the memories that make us sad. The pain never fully goes and brings back unwanted grief on days like death anniversaries.

Offering remembrance messages or condolences and providing words of comfort on the death anniversary are simple ways to provide support to their family and friends.

Also See: Memorial Quotes for Deceased Mother

Loss of a loved one can be the greatest emptiness of one’s life which can not be filled or substituted. Knowing that your loved one has passed away and you can never ever meet them is the greatest regret.

There are times when you miss your loved ones and grieve their death so much that the pain seems to be unbearable. Some days like death anniversary, and other special occasions make their absence very painful.

Putting your feeling into words can be difficult, these comforting words written by others on death anniversary could be helpful for you to express your feelings.

These death anniversary quotes, prayers, and condolences will help you to extend sympathy in the loss to the grieving family and friends of the deceased.

These meaningful and touching quotes are divided into these sections;

  • Death Anniversary Quotes
  • Deathiversary Quotes
  • Death Anniversary Messages
  • One Year Death Anniversary Quotes

If you have lost a loved one and you miss them immensely, pay them tribute with the following “death anniversary quotes” quotes in their loving memory.

Also, check our posts on memorial quotes on mother’s death and the death of a son quotes to express your pain and sadness on the irreparable loss.

Death Anniversary Quotes

  1. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.” – Jack Lemmon

  2. “Death is never an end, but a To Be Continued…” – Renée Chae                                                   
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    death anniversary quotes

  3. “Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names” – Proverb

  4. “The dead never truly die. They simply change form.” – Suzy Kassem

  5. “A grave is braced not just by a tombstone but by angels as well.” – Adabella Radici

  6. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Richard Puz                                                                                                                                         
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    death anniversary messages

  7. “Your memory has walked beside me for a year, and I’m so grateful for the company.”

  8. “Say not in grief that they are gone, but give thanks that they were yours.” – Hebrew Proverb

  9. “No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away.” – Terry Pratchett

  10. “As the feelings of grief come again today, please let me know how if there is anything I can do.”

  11. “When you left, you took a part of my heart with you. It brings me comfort, knowing you are not alone.”                                                                                                                                       
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    remembrance death anniversary quotes

  12. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose; all that we deeply love becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller

  13. “While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.” – John Taylor

  14. “They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies.” – William Penn

  15. “If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane, I would walk right up to heaven and bring you home again.” – Unknown                                                                                       
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    deathiversary quotes

  16. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” – James O’Barr

  17. “When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  18. “A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.” – Maya Angelou

  19. “Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.” – Unknown

  20. “Daddy, your little girl has grown up now but you are not here to see her. I miss you very much, daddy. I hope you are fine wherever you are.”

  21. “You may not be with us in close proximity but in our hearts you are, like you had always been and forever and ever will be.” – Jean-Paul Malfatti

  22. “Since the day your loved one passed, many years have gone by, but just know that they have always been with you and will forever be at your side.”

  23. “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near; still loved, still missed and very dear.” – Anonymous

  24. “Grief is like living two lives. One is where you ‘pretend’ that everything is alright, and the other is where your heart silently screams in pain.” – Unknown

  25. “When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Kahlil Gibran

  26. “Every person has to die one day and it’s the bitter truth of life. But I can’t comfort myself. My eyes filled with tears when I think that you have gone forever.”

  27. “My love, losing you was hard but living without you every day is the hardest. My soul still seeks for you, but it knows that you are in peace, wherever you are!”

  28. “The pain of losing you is immeasurable. I know the biggest star in the sky that is shining the most is you. I hope you are living well in the world of the creator.”

  29. “I know that this day is always difficult for you and I spent some time thinking about you this morning. I hope that time will heal your wounds. Know that I am there for you.”

  30. “To pity and whatever moans in man Whatever mourns when many leaves these shores; Before the last sea and the hapless stars; Whatever shares the eternal reciprocity of tears.”

  31. “It takes a courageous heart to face the anniversary of the loss of a loved one with grace. I know you will have the strength to persevere and will be there with you if you need me.”

  32. “It was very hard for all of us. It’s still very hard. The anniversary of his death just passed, and every single one of his friends, still, after all these years… it’s unbelievable.” – Eydie Gorme

  33. “My heart still can’t accept that you are not with us anymore. You were my strength. This year, there’s not a single day that I didn’t miss you. It’s not easy for me to move on from this pain.”

  34. “I cannot imagine how much pain you will be wrestling with today. Know that I will be thinking of you and your entire family today and that you will find peace and strength on this difficult day.”

  35. “While your loved one may no longer walk on this green Earth, the days that they spent here were incredible. The life they lived and the people they touched will stay in our memories forever.”

  36. “I want you to know that I am truly sorry for your loss. On this anniversary, it is important that you realize that I am only a phone call away. In this difficult time of loss, know that we are all by your side. I am certain that your loved one is looking down on you from above.”

  37. “My heart truly goes out to you in this time of painful sorrow. Someone so uniquely special and dear to you could never be forgotten. On this anniversary, I hope that you take comfort from my love, support, and prayers. I know that you will make it through this intense and painful time.”

  38. “I am extremely saddened by your loss. I know that this anniversary is an immensely distressing period for you. Please take comfort in the fact that I am here to provide you with any assistance you want or need. I hope that my friendship and condolences bring light to your life during this time.”

  39. “I thought of you yesterday, but that is nothing new. I thought about you yesterday and days before that too. I think of you in silence, I often speak your name. All I have are memories and your picture in a frame. Your memory is a keepsake from which I’ll never part. God has you in His arms, I have you in my heart.”

  40. “Until we meet those special memories of you will always bring a smile. If only I could have you back for just a little while then we could sit and talk again just like we used to do. You always meant so very much and always will do too. The fact that you’re no longer here will always cause me pain but you’re forever in my heart until we meet again.” – Unknown (Eternal Memory)                                                                                                                                                                       

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    thinking of you on the anniversary of a death

Deathiversary Quotes

It is very difficult to handle the death of a loved one. The griefing does not end on the day of the funeral, the pain stays and it takes time to get out of it.

We don’t forget the special dates that are related to our loved ones who have departed, days like birthdays, marriage anniversaries, and the anniversary of their death.

Also See: Sorry For Your Loss Quotes

These comforting death anniversary quotes for father will give a shoulder to the family and friends of the deceased on the loss of a father, brother, mother, friends, etc,

If you like these quotes check our posts on missing parents who passed away quotes and gone too soon quotes to convey your condolence for the loss of a loved one!

  1. “As each day passes we miss you more and more. Rest in peace.”

  2. “Our dead are never dead to us until we have forgotten them.” – George Eliot

  3. “The saddest moment is when the person who gave you the best memories, becomes a memory.”

  4. “Since you left I’ve felt nothing but sorrow. I long to see you one last time and tell you how much I miss you.”

  5. “You we’re my big brother and the one I looked up to ahead of others. Losing you left a scar that will never heal.”

  6. “As another year comes and goes without your loved one, know that we will always stand by you and always be near.”

  7. “May you use the anniversary of [name of person]’s passing to remember all the joy they brought into the word.”

  8. “We may have fought and got on each other’s nerves but I loved you more than words will say, bro. Rest in peace.”

  9. “My love for you grows stronger every year and I cherish the memories I have of you like no other. I miss you terribly bro.”

  10. “All the amazing times I had with my sister become so vivid today. She was a one of a kind and I miss her with all my heart.”

  11. “You will always have a place in my heart and, a year, two or even eternity won’t see your memory fade. I love you my darling.”

  12. “Though this is the day that your loved one slipped out of our sight, just know that they will forever stay in our hearts and minds.”

  13. “While the passing of your loved one is a blow that cannot be softened, just know that they were too well loved to ever be forgotten.”

  14. “Although your loved one was taken from this Earth too soon, remember that he/she is watching over us and will always be with you.”

  15. “On this day of mourning, you and your loved one are in our thoughts. Stay strong during this difficult time and know we are always here for you.”

  16. “Another year has gone since we lost you and still find myself inconsolable. I miss you terribly but will never forget your memory and your life.”

  17. “With a heavy heart and mind, we hope to comfort you in your sadness, and remind you that despite today’s suffering, there’s always a brighter tomorrow.”

  18. “If on this anniversary of the death of your mother you feel down, please feel free to give me a call. I love hearing stories about her and know they will lift us up.”

  19. “Man is mortal but the love for them is immortal. Though you are not present here with all of us but your memory is stored on our mind. Rest peacefully in heaven!”

  20. “Today is the anniversary of the loss of your [mother]. [She] was a saint and I miss [her] so much. I hope that happy memories of [her] will flood your mind and heart today.”

  21. “Today is the anniversary of one who will remain in our hearts eternally. Rest assured that although they have passed from this life to the next, they will always be remembered.”

  22. “I offer my most sincere condolences for your loss and the pain you must be feeling on this anniversary. Don’t think twice about reaching out if you need anything or just to talk.”

  23. “Today I remember my amazing sister. My sister was a wonderful person and today I will remember all the kindness and love she bought I my life. I miss her more every year.”

  24. “Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.” – Unknown

  25. “Words fail to express how much I miss you. My lonely comfort is the knowledge I will see you again. Until then your memory helps me through another year. Rest in peace angel.”

  26. “To my dearest sister – every year I think it will get easier and every year it’s just as hard. You were so special I can’t let you go. I hope you’re up in heaven looking down on us. RIP sis.”

  27. “Our deepest condolences on this painful day. Please know that your loved one meant the world to us and we are praying for you in the pain you must be feeling. We are here for you.”

  28. “I know that God is watching over you today as you think of your [wife]. [She] was such a blessing. Know that we greatly miss [her], too. May the God of comfort wrap you in His arms today.”

  29. “Please don’t hesitate to let me know how I can help you on the anniversary of the loss of your [mother]. [She] was an amazing [woman] and I am sure you miss [her] dearly. May you be comforted today.”

  30. “Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That signifies nothing. For us believing physicists the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” – Albert Einstein

Death Anniversary Messages

Losing your friends or family to death is one of the most irreparable losses one can suffer. The death of a child, parents, son, daughter, brother, sister, husband, wife, or friend at an early age is heartbreaking. It creates an emptiness in life that no one else can fill.

Also Read: Condolence And Sympathy

These death anniversary quotes for mother will help you send messages to someone on the anniversary of the passing of a loved one. Also, check our posts on dying young quotes and happy father’s day in heaven quotes which you can relate to.

  1. “You left this world but not my heart.”

  2. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.” – Jack Lemmon


  3. “Your memory will live long in our hearts dad. Rest in peace.”

  4. “Praying you find some comfort and peace on such a hard day.”

  5. “The hard part wasn’t losing you, it was learning to live without you.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                                                   
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    one year death anniversary

  6. “You never stop loving someone, you just learn to live without them.”

  7. “To live in the hearts of those we love is never to die.” – Thomas Campbell

  8. “Please accept my most heartfelt condolences on such a tough anniversary.”

  9. “You are loved, you are missed, and you are remembered. Today and forever.”

  10. “In my memory, you will live as long as I do. I pray for your eternal peace, mom.”

  11. “I pray that someday in heaven, I will be your little boy again. Missing you mom.”

  12. “Goodbyes hurt when the story is not finished and the book has been closed forever.”

  13. “Mom, your many acts of love are forever held in my heart and captured in my mind.”

  14. “You loved me even before I started breathing, now I will miss you till my last breath.”

  15. “To one of the most incredible men – you may be gone but you will never be forgotten.”

  16. “Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.” – Zane Grey

  17. “Losing you, I lost the most unconditional love I will ever get. May your soul find peace.”

  18. “Remembering you is easy, I do it every day. Missing you is heartache, that never goes away.”

  19. “In your life you touched so many, in your death many lives were changed.” – Melinda Jones                                                                                                                                             
     Heartfelt Death Anniversary Quotes
    Heartfelt Death Anniversary Quotes

  20. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” – Terri Guillemets

  21. “Days will pass and turn into years… but I will always remember you with silent tears. Missing you!” – Unknown                                                                                                         
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    anniversary of death quotes

  22. “Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.”

  23. “I pray that God rewards you with the best thing that only you deserve! May God keep you happy up there!”


  24. “You are forever in my thoughts mom, all these years later. Your memory is eternal and I miss you so much.”

  25. “Your sister was truly special and we all miss her dearly. I hope you’re coping today and I’m here if you need me.”

  26. “You are forever in my thoughts grandfather, all these years later. Your memory is eternal and I miss you so much.”

  27. “Your memories are a treasure I keep in my heart, but they can’t answer the question, why did you have to depart.”

  28. “Dad… Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure… You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure…”

  29. “What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.” – Helen Keller

  30. “I still pray for you every day and find comfort knowing that your soul is in heaven watching over me. Rest in peace daddy.”

  31. “Your sudden death has touched our lives and hearts dear colleague, the way you have inspired us has touched us even more.”

  32. “A daughter’s biggest nightmare is losing her dad. I have lost mine. And I’m in such pain that no one can feel. I miss you, dad.”

  33. “For you were someone special always such a joy to know and there was so much pain when it was time to let you go, brother.”

  34. “A thousand words won’t bring you back. I know because I’ve tried; neither will a thousand tears, I know because I’ve cried.”

  35. “Sadly missed along life’s way, quietly remembered every day. No longer in our life to share, but in our hearts, you’re always there.”

  36. “Dad, you used to tell me that boys never cry. I don’t cry in front of people. But when I am alone, I can’t stop myself. Miss you dad.”

  37. “I have cried so many tears mom, it’s broken my heart to lose you. I miss you and hope you’re up in heaven keeping watch over me.”

  38. “You are near, even if I don’t see you. You are with me, even if you are far away. You are in my heart, in my thoughts, in my life, always.”

  39. “We remember your passing today dad and celebrate your life. You were a truly special man and one who left a hole that could never be filled.”

  40. “There is nothing that is invincible for a soul as spirited as you… yet you bowed down to death to honor God and his will. Rest in peace, dear uncle.”

  41. “It is okay to measure the time that has passed since someone has gone. Life has changed. Like measuring birthdays, it’s a way to quantify our love.”

  42. “In remembering our loved one on this day, we all feel a terrible loss. Just know that we are here and stand by you on every step of the journey of healing.”

  43. “When someone you love dies you never quite get over it. You just learn to slowly go on without them. But always keeping them tucked safely in your heart.”

  44. “Missing you on your death anniversary my dearest grandma! You were an inspiring lady, a kind heart, and a wonderful woman. I always love and respect you.”

  45. “Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.” – Richard Bach

  46. “We miss you so much, dad. I always feel so lucky to have been your child. I miss the way you made each of us feel special and loved. I know we will be reunited again.”

  47. “Peace I live with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” – John 14:27 (Bible Verses)

  48. “Time flies fast. Life goes on at its own pace. But some memories can never be forgotten or erased from the mind of the dearest ones. You will always remain in our thoughts.”

  49. “To my much missed mother – you were so special to me and even though time has passed it never diminishes your memory and spirit. They live on long after you. Rest in peace.”

  50. “While I know nothing can alleviate your loss, I do want you to know we are remembering [name] on this day. [He/she] was a wonderful and loving soul who we were blessed to have known.”

  51. “Another year has passed of me being here without you. There is not a single day when I haven’t missed your presence and your warmth around me. Every day I am reminded of what I have lost and try to make my peace with it. You are missed.”

  52. “While sorrow is long-lasting and death is forever, your love conquers all darkness. Stay strong on this anniversary of your loved one’s passing and remember that while you may no longer be together in this life, you will be reunited in the next.”

  53. “Dear husband in heaven, I thought of you with love today but that is nothing new. I thought about you yesterday and days before that too. I think of you in silence I often speak your name. All I have are memories and your picture in a frame. Your memory is my keepsake with which I’ll never part. God has you in His keeping. I have you in my heart.”

  54. “We’re from the same shoot, the same family tree, into this world we sprouted, call it destiny. It’s cousin to cousin, a special thing, a closeness to which we’re tied; and you’ve always been there to laugh with me… Or even when I’ve cried. Anyway, I think it’s fantastic that you were meant to be a part of my life, my cousin, you’ll always be special to me. I miss you.”

  55. “In memory of a loved one: To lose someone I loved so much brings pain beyond belief, there are no words to ease my pain, my sadness, and my grief. I feel I’ve lost someone so close so wonderful and dear. I think about your special ways and wish that you were near. But although you have left this world you’ll stay within my heart guiding like an angel even though we are apart. For love is everlasting and so are my memories – your legacy that’s always there to light the way for me.”

One Year Death Anniversary Quotes

The 1st death anniversary is usually the most painful. A year is still very recent to get out of the pain and suffering that someone is going through.

These quotes and sayings will help you to accept the death of your loved one and will offer you some comfort in facing a first-year anniversary of a loved one.

If you like these death anniversary quotes for friend and 100 days death anniversary quotes then check our collection of life and death quotes and loss of an aunt quotes to help you cope with the loss of your favorite aunt.

  1. “It has been a year since your loss, but I’m still thinking of you.”

  2. “It has been a year, but I don’t love you or think about you any less.”

  3. “A year of grief and pain yet you’re still all I can think about. Rest in peace.”

  4. “The pain of losing you will never fade. After a year I’m still lost without you.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                                         
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  5. “A year without you has felt like an eternity. Missing you always.” – Unknown

  6. “Even after an entire year your loss hurts more than ever. I will never forget you.”

  7. “I remember the first day without you… I’ve never been the same.” – Jennifer Ross

  8. “It’s been a year since you passed and your presence is always missed.” – Unknown

  9. “On the one year anniversary of your death I will raise a glass to a true inspiration.”

  10. “A year has gone by and I still miss you more than I can possibly say. Rest in peace.”

  11. “Remembering and honoring you on this day, 1 year after this world lost a precious soul.”                                                                                                                                                                   
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    1 year death anniversary quotes

  12. “In grief, one year can seem like a few days. Time loses meaning, but our memories never can.”

  13. “Time moves so slowly and even after a whole year I don’t think I’ve fully accepted you’re gone.”

  14. “You’re missed more and more each day. A year without you is almost too much to bear.” – Unknown

  15. “1 year to this day heaven gained a new angel and I lost my soulmate. You shall never be forgotten my love.”

  16. “It’s been one trip around the sun without the light of your love. I hold your memory as a glimmer in my heart.”

  17. “Even after a year my heart aches for you. You were the light of my life and I shall always remember our time together.”

  18. “Each day, for 365 days, you have marked your loss with memory. That’s a powerful thing, and it makes your connection stronger.”

  19. “A year doesn’t seem like such a long time but without you here it has felt like eternity. Not a day goes by we don’t long to have you back.”

  20. “On this painful anniversary of your loved one going from this life to the next, may your good memories nourish their peaceful repose.”

  21. “We can measure time, but we cannot measure loss. It has been a year, but there is no way to set a milestone or a limit on the grief. Take your time.”

  22. “Today marks a year since losing my dad. Thank you all for your support during this past year and for keeping both him and my family in your thoughts today. Love you, Dad.”

  23. “We mark a year of your passing with the same feelings as every other day – sadness that you’re gone and wishing we could tell you one last time how much we care for you.”

  24. “One year has passed and we are all thinking of your father and his warmth, kindness, and wonderful sense of humor today. Please know that you all are in our hearts and in our minds.”

  25. “We dreamt of living a long life together but the dreams had been shattered. Last year you left me here and went to heaven alone. I still think you are here by my side because I can feel you.”

  26. “Those special memories we made help you to live on even though you’re gone. I will use today, the 1st anniversary of your passing, to remember what a truly wonderful person you were.”

  27. “Today marks one year since we lost [name] and we know you’re hurting just as we are. Without [him/her], our lives feel a little less brighter. Thinking of you and yours during this time. We love you.”

  28. “It’s been a year since we lost your wonderful father and what a year it has been. If he saw you today, we’re certain he would be immensely proud of you. We love you and are thinking of you today.”

  29. “It’s been one year since we lost [name]. I wanted to make sure you knew that you’re in my thoughts and in my heart during this time. I think of you and [name] often and I’m wishing you peace and strength.”

  30. “One year ago, on this saddest day, you have gone to the place from where no one ever back. I can’t explain what is going through me. You are missed every day and every moment. I hope you are doing well with other angels.”

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