Lovely Retirement Card Messages


A retirement is a significant event in people’s life. If your loved one is retiring, you should make them feel loved by sending them any of these retirement card messages.

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Sending off or congratulating a retiree could be challenging at times, especially when it comes to finding the right words to show your heartfelt gratitude towards their selfless services over the years.

 What To Write In A Retirement Card

There are questions to ask yourself when composing a retirement card message. These messages include; how you feel about their retirement, how have they been able to touch people’s lives in the course of their service, which of their good traits has been an asset to the body they had worked for, etc.

When composing the card, the above questions guide your kind of words and helps you know what to write in a retirement card. If you are still finding it difficult to build up a good message, check out the outlined tips before;

  • Be congratulatory: Every achievement deserves an applaud. You should congratulate the retiree, making them know you are proud of them.
  • Remind them of a favorite memory: If the retiree happens to have worked with you in the same establishment, you should definitely have great memories together. You could bring up some of these memories in your message, ranging from the funny ones to the ones that relate to their bravery.
  • Wish them a great future ahead: You can also wish the retiree a relaxing and peaceful day ahead while beginning a new phase in their life.
  • Applaud their good work: Letting the retiree know that they were good at their job and how you admire the work ethic would make him/her feel fulfilled.

Retirement Card Messages

  1. We wouldn’t be where we are today without you. Thanks for everything.
  2. The office won’t be the same without you! You’ll be missed every day.
  3. Wishing you happiness beyond retirement. You will be greatly missed!
  4. Thank you for being a mentor, friend, and one of the hardest workers I know. Enjoy retirement!
  5. I cannot imagine the past [X] years without you. Thank you for everything you’ve done for us.
  6. Happy retirement! May your future include more of the things you enjoy, and none of the things you don’t!
  7. For the person who gave their best, cheers to your retirement! May you have the best and most fulfilling one. Enjoy!
  8. It’s great to see someone retire who is as deserving as you. Make sure you work just as hard at relaxing as you have in your long career.
  9. I’m glad you get to retire while you still have many good and capable years of life left in you! Congratulations!
  10. We’re glad that you are retiring, and we are looking forward to spending more time with you. Best wishes!
  11. You can be taken out of the workforce, but the workforce can never be taken out of you. I am confident you’ll never stop working on things you love to do.
  12. Cherish every moment you’ll spend outside the work. It’s time to enjoy your life. Happy Retirement!
  13. I wish you a happy retirement filled with fun and happiness.
  14. I wish you a long, healthy, and happy retirement!
  15. Congratulations, now the fun begins—best wishes on your new chapter in life.
  16. Your new job is to ensure that you enjoy your retirement. The hours are flexible, and you have complete autonomy.
  17. Don’t forget to spend a little of your extra time with us. We’re so happy for you!
  18. Congratulations on your retirement and the world of possibilities ahead of you!
  19. All your hard work has finally paid off! Enjoy having the time to do all the things you’ve always wanted to do.
  20. In the many years you have been with [company], you have made an undeniable difference. Congratulations on your retirement—it won’t be the same here without you!
  21. Your hard work, dedication, and achievements may never be matched. Thank you for setting the standard for everyone at [company].
  22. You’ve done so much for us that we could never list it all in one place. Best of luck in your new adventures!
  23. Your retirement is well deserved, but you will be missed!
  24. Thanks for all the great memories. Your contributions to [company] will never be forgotten.
  25. Now that you’re retired hope you’ll have time for all you’ve got planned!
  26. After all, you’ve done for us; it’s only fair to let the rest of the world get their turn. Best of luck with your new adventures!
  27. Congratulations on your retirement! If you get bored, you know you can call and hang out with us.
  28. Retirement – the only real excuse you’ll ever have to spend your entire life’s savings. Have fun!
  29. Best wishes in your retirement. Here’s to watching your grandkids instead of the bottom line.
  30. You can be taken out of the workforce, but the workforce can never be taken out of you. I am confident you’ll never stop working on things you love to do.
  31. No matter how many college degrees, skill development courses, and professional accreditation you have received, there is one more qualification you will still receive after your retirement – Master of Doing Nothing. Congratulations!
  32. Congratulations on beating me to retirement. I’ll try not to hold it against you.
  33. Now that you’ve gone through birth crawling, walking, school, and many years of work, you can finally relax!
  34. Congratulations on gaining two new best friends upon your retirement. Their names are Bed and Couch. You will be hanging out with them a lot.
  35. From the bottom of our hearts, we’re going to miss you. Best wishes to your retirement! Feel free to call and visit when you get bored playing around.
  36. There are all sorts of things that you will have to learn how to do off the clock now, like making coffee.

Funny Retirement Card Messages

  1. What do you call, someone, who is happy on Mondays? Retired! Congratulations on your retirement. Enjoy your happy Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays!
  2. Retirement: The pay sucks, but the hours are great! Happy Retirement!
  3. Uh oh. Someone’s about to have too much free time on his/her hands. Enjoy your free time! Happy Retirement!
  4. When ‘I’m too old for this shit’ becomes your daily mantra, you know it’s time to retire. Hope you enjoy all the adventures you have ahead of you. Happy Retirement!
  5. Retirement: The time when you realize that getting showered and dressed in the morning is now optional. Congratulations on your stinky retirement!
  6. Bye Bye Tension, Hello Pension. Happy Retirement!
  7. Retirement is figuring out how to spend time without spending money. Happy Retirement!
  8. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but you can put new tires on an old car. That’s what you’re doing: re-tiring. Happy Retirement!
  9. Congratulations! Now your only job is to have fun – and I know you’re a real pro at that. Enjoy your retirement!
  10. Young at heart. Slightly older in other places….. Congratulations!
  11. Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas. The goal is to enjoy it to the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money.
  12. Made your mark, Paid your dues, now put on your party shoes!
  13. Warning: Retired person on-premises who knows it all and has plenty of time to tell you all about it.
  14. Retirement is waking up in the morning with nothing to do and by bedtime only done half of it. Congratulations on doing nothing! Happy retirement!
  15. Behind every retired man is a wife wishing he would go back to work. Happy retirement!
  16. Congratulation you’re now retired! Now every day is Saturday!
  17. You’re currently unsupervised. I know it scares me too. But the possibilities are endless. Congratulations and enjoy your retirement!
  18. Congratulations on gaining two new best friends upon your retirement. Their names are Bed and Couch. You will be hanging out with them a lot.
  19. Congratulations on extending your weekends by 5 days!
  20. Retirement is great – you can finally do nothing without being worried about getting caught.
  21. Happy retirement… think of it as a six month holiday, but twice a year.
  22. You are a person I really admire because you are a person who gets to retire.

Inspirational Retirement Card Messages

  1.  After climbing the mountain, you finally can enjoy the view. Congratulations on your retirement! Enjoy the amazing view!
  2. The days of nine to five are passed, happy days are here at last. You’ve worked all your life and paid your dues. Now you do what you choose. Enjoy your retirement!
  3. Retirement is a time to look back with satisfaction; it’s a time, to look ahead with anticipation; and it’s time to fill each day with enjoyment. Congratulations on this special time in your life! Happy retirement!
  4. Congratulations on your retirement! Start listening to your heart; it’s the best gift you can give yourself when you retire.
  5. Retirement is not the end of the road; it’s the beginning of the open high way! Congratulations and enjoy your retirement road trip!
  6. Retirement: a time to look back with admiration, a time to look forward with anticipation. Congratulations on your retirement!
  7. Don’t retire with regrets about what you couldn’t do. Retire with ambitions of what you will do now. Happy retirement!
  8. For many, retirement is a time for personal growth, which becomes the path to greater freedom.
  9. Retirement is a time, for feeling glad to be alive, a time when friendships blossom and enthusiasm thrive. A chance to do the special things you wished you could. Retirement is a special time for knowing… life is good! Congratulations on your retirement!

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