40+ Happy Retirement Wishes

Modified: June 18, 2023, Published: July 19, 2015

Introducing the perfect compilation of heartfelt and jubilant retirement wishes for those who have reached the remarkable milestone of 40+ years in their professional journey! Retirement marks the beginning of a new chapter, brimming with leisure, joy, and well-deserved relaxation. As friends, family, and colleagues gather to celebrate this momentous occasion, it’s essential to express our appreciation and admiration for the retiree’s dedication and accomplishments.

Whether you’re crafting a retirement card, delivering a speech, or simply sending a message, these handpicked retirement wishes are designed to bring a smile to the face of the honored retiree. So let’s dive into this collection of 40+ Happy Retirement Wishes, overflowing with warm wishes, good luck, and a whole lot of joy!

Congratulations on your well-deserved retirement! May your days be filled with endless relaxation and fulfillment.

Wishing you a retirement filled with adventures, laughter, and cherished moments. Enjoy every minute of this new chapter!

It’s time to trade in deadlines for daydreams and meetings for memories. Happy retirement and may your days be as beautiful as you’ve always imagined!

Cheers to the end of alarm clocks and the beginning of spontaneous adventures! May your retirement be everything you’ve ever dreamed of.

Congratulations on closing the chapter of work and opening a new one filled with hobbies, relaxation, and all the things that bring you joy. Happy retirement!

Here’s to endless days of leisure, exploring new passions, and savoring the simple pleasures of life. Enjoy your retirement to the fullest!

Retirement is not just the end of a career; it’s the beginning of a lifelong vacation. Wishing you a blissful and fulfilling journey ahead!

As you bid farewell to the 9-to-5 routine, may your retirement be a time of rejuvenation and discovering new horizons. Enjoy every moment!

A retiring co-worker has been a big part of your working experience.

For some, they are a mentor, for some a friend and a confidant.

You share priceless memories of laughter and grueling occasional overtimes.

At times, you will go out for coffee or have a fun karaoke night.

You know that they are someone you can count on anytime.

Before your retiring senior heads out that door, make sure to express your gratitude by sending or writing a beautiful retiring wish for them.

To one of the best people that the company/office has ever had. Congratulations on your retirement!

All your hard work has been paid off! It is time for you to take that vacation you have been craving for without worrying about getting to work the next day. You deserve it! Happy Retirement!

You now don’t have to wake up to the sound of your alarm clock beckoning you to work. You can enjoy the unlimited time of golfing, driving around town and cooking, unless you want to take my place? Happy Retirement!

You have been a big part of the company. Your knowledge and years of experience brought the company to where it is today. Thank you for all the hard work! We will miss you so much!

Retirement is equal to freedom. I hope you enjoy doing the things that you don’t have time for before. Congratulations! Happy Retirement!

A life without the daily traffic jams and mounts of paperwork. Welcome to that rosy life, my friend. Happy retirement!

Not only you were my boss, you were also a great friend that I can turn to throughout our years together in the office/company. Cheers to a hard-earned and well-deserved retirement!

You are an embodiment of optimism and hard work. Thank you for inspiring us every day at work. We will miss you! Congratulations on your retirement!

Retiring does not mean that your will stop hanging out with us! Drop by for coffee once in a while. Happy Retirement!

Working has been a big part of every adult’s life. We spend half of it working for a company where we can find priceless friends. The company we chose to work for has so many memories in it – remember my first day at work and my first promotion?

I have shared most of those priceless moments with you. I would not be where I am today without you. I owe it to your unwavering patience in showing me the ropes. You will be missed dearly. Happy Retirement!

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I will never forget all the things you have taught me whether at work or in life. You are one of the reasons I have fun working. Congratulations! Happy retirement!

To the grooviest and sassiest supervisor/boss ever, I will forever be grateful for how you generously passed on your knowledge, as well as, your valuable life experiences.

The workplace will not be as fun without you. You will surely be missed! Enjoy your retirement!

May you have a fun and bright new chapter ahead of you – one where you will have unlimited time for relaxation. Happy Retirement!

Wishing you a new journey of success and happiness in the new page of your life. May you be showered with abundant opportunities to do what your heart desires. Happy retirement!

The workplace will never be the same without you – the jokes, the laughter, the chats over coffee break and our Friday night out! We shared so many fun memories! You will surely be missed! Happy retirement!

Remember the time when I first joined the company? I am like a wide-eyed child in a big unknown world. If you were not there I don’t think I will make it. You guided me through and taught me the ropes.

We have our share of failures and triumphs, of fun and laughter, of hard-work and team work. I could not imagine going to the office and see your desk empty.

It makes me sad for I will not see you as often anymore, but happy that you have finally achieved your well-deserved retirement. I wish you all the best in your new adventure ahead. Congratulations!

Cheers to your well-earned retirement! The contributions that you have imparted the company are invaluable. You are one of the foundations to this company’s success! Congratulations!

Retiring does not mean that we will lose touch. I will keep you posted on the latest gossip so make a daily check on your email or better yet, let’s have dinner once in a while.

I will miss you! Congratulations on your richly deserved retirement!

A grand vacation to Europe or South East Asia, golfing as much as you want, visits to your loved ones and indulging on your hobbies – these are the things that I wish for your well-merited retirement. Congratulations!

You will not miss any game of your favourite league. You can even watch the game live as much as you want! Enjoy your well-deserved retirement! Do not forget to take me with you.

Enjoy your unlimited weekends! You can stay on your pyjamas all-day-long, stay in bed as much as you want and stay at home without getting any calls from work. Congratulations on your retirement!

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You can indulge in the breathtaking artworks of the Louvre in Paris, take a walk at the busy streets of Tokyo, get a tan at the pristine beach of Maldives, and have a gastronomic adventure at Taipei. Congratulations! Happy Retirement!

From now on you do not have to put off the things that you have been craving to do. Welcome to the time of your freedom. Happy Retirement!

You’ve worked hard, and now it’s time to reap the rewards. May your retirement be filled with peace, happiness, and all the things that make your heart soar.

Here’s to a retirement that allows you to wake up each morning with a smile, knowing that your days are yours to shape as you please. Enjoy the freedom!

Wishing you sunny skies, warm breezes, and a retirement filled with all the things that make your soul sing. Congratulations!

May your retirement be the beginning of a beautiful journey, where you have the freedom to chase your dreams and embrace life’s precious moments.

Retirement is not an end but a new beginning. May this chapter be filled with joy, contentment, and the realization of all your dreams.

As you embark on this exciting phase of life, may you find peace, fulfillment, and the freedom to do all the things you’ve always wanted to. Happy retirement!

Retirement is your reward for a lifetime of dedication and hard work. May it be the most amazing and fulfilling time of your life!

Here’s to a retirement that allows you to cherish every moment, spend time with loved ones, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Enjoy the journey!

May your retirement bring you an abundance of joy, good health, and the opportunity to pursue your passions with boundless enthusiasm. Congratulations!

Retirement is the perfect time to reinvent yourself and pursue new dreams. Wishing you an extraordinary journey filled with excitement and fulfillment.

All the years of hard-work, stress, meetings and taxing overtimes are now over. You can sit back, relax and enjoy life on your own phase. Congratulations on your retirement!

You have set a great example to everyone at work. Thank you for being someone we can look up to. Congratulations on your hard-earned retirement!

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No more alarm clocks, traffic jams and manic Mondays. For certainty though, you will be missed at the company parties and outings; the brainstorming sessions and chats over lunch breaks.

Congratulations on your sweet retirement. You definitely deserve it. We will miss you! Keep in touch.

They say that life starts at 40. But the truth is, it starts on your retirement. When you have the luxury to do all the things you wanted to do. Congratulations on your exciting chapter ahead!


The office will not be the same without you around. You will surely be missed! Congratulations on your retirement!

May your retirement be a tapestry of beautiful moments, filled with love, laughter, and the realization of all your heart’s desires. Enjoy this well-deserved break!

Congratulations on reaching this incredible milestone! May your retirement be a chapter filled with happiness, tranquility, and the fulfillment of all your dreams.

Wishing you a retirement that allows you to hit the snooze button, indulge in hobbies, and create a lifetime of cherished memories. Enjoy this well-deserved break!

Retirement is the time to rediscover yourself and embrace new passions. May your days be filled with endless opportunities and fulfillment.

Here’s to a retirement where every day feels like a weekend, and the only alarm you hear is the sound of your own laughter. Enjoy the freedom!

Congratulations on closing the chapter of work and opening the book of relaxation. May your retirement be a story filled with joy, peace, and fulfillment.

As you retire, remember that you have touched the lives of many. May the memories of your impactful work always bring a smile to your face. Happy retirement!

Retirement is the perfect time to pursue all those dreams that were put on hold. Wishing you the courage to chase your passions and make them a reality.

May your retirement be a symphony of laughter, love, and leisurely strolls. Enjoy the beautiful melody that life has in store for you!

Wishing you a retirement filled with lazy mornings, meaningful connections, and the freedom to do whatever brings you happiness. Congratulations!

Retirement is not the end; it’s the beginning of a new phase filled with endless possibilities. Embrace this journey with open arms and a heart full of excitement.

To a reliable and cool colleague, you have inspired us that through work hard and dedication, we can one day achieve our well-merited retirement. Congratulations on yours! Cheers!

Here’s to a retirement that allows you to savor the little things, appreciate the beauty around you, and truly enjoy the gift of time. Cheers!

May your retirement be a vibrant tapestry woven with moments of joy, fulfillment, and the love of those who hold you dear. Happy retirement!

Retirement is the opportunity to write a new chapter of your life, one filled with adventures, relaxation, and the freedom to create your own story. Congratulations!

Wishing you a retirement that’s as bright and colorful as a rainbow after the storm. May your days be filled with endless happiness and contentment.

Now that you’re retired, remember to take a break from the hustle and bustle of life. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the sweet rhythm of each passing day.

May your retirement be a smooth sailing voyage, where you navigate through the sea of dreams and bask in the warmth of tranquility. Bon voyage!

Retirement is the perfect time to nurture your soul and embrace the things that bring you true happiness. May every day be a blessing in this new chapter of life.

Wishing you a retirement that’s filled with the warmth of cherished friendships, the joy of family, and the serenity of knowing you’ve made a difference. Congratulations!

As you retire, may you find new meaning and purpose in the simple pleasures of life. Enjoy the beauty that surrounds you and embrace each precious moment.

Retirement is the well-deserved crown on a successful career. Wear it with pride and embrace the peacefulness and joy it brings. Happy retirement!


Cheers to the great times we had together! Open that sparkling champagne and start an awesome barbeque – this milestone in your life is worth celebrating. Happy retirement!

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Wishing you a new set of success in this fresh chapter of your journey, a blossom of opportunities ahead and more adrenaline-pumping adventures to come your way. Happy Retirement!

Never again will you get a day off in your life. Happy Retirement!

When your retirement starts, you will not remember how tired feels like. Yes, you have reached the finish line – no more rush hours, no more stress looming over your shoulders and no more long lines in the office cafeteria! Congratulations on your retirement!

A wife’s real full-time job starts when her husband retires.

Say goodbye to your snooze button and annoying alarm tone. You will only find the use of it when you want have to wake up early to catch your flight. Congratulations on your well-earned retirement!

You leave your old boss behind after retirement and start your new life with your new boss, your wife.

Wishing you only the good in your retirement – good health, good fortune, and a very good time in your succeeding chapters. Congratulations!

Dear boss, I am pretty sure you will miss having someone do everything for you. Cheers! Congratulations on your hard-earned retirement!

Working with you is one of the greatest pleasures I have ever had. I am lucky to be blessed with a cool, responsible and understanding boss. Congratulations on your retirement! You will be missed!

Retirement is the start of being your own boss – of building your own path, of spending your time on the most important things and of refocusing on your forgotten passions.

It is never too late to start! Congratulations on your well-merited retirement!

This is only a see-you-soon, never a goodbye. We will still catch up over coffee right? Happy retirement.

You can finally savour the savings that you have worked so hard for. Travel the world! Buy that car that you have been eyeing for forever! You deserve this retirement! Congratulations!

Retirement is the spring season in one’s life – a fresh start and a chapter of new opportunities. Happy retirement!

Retirement marks the beginning of you career as a sage who never follows his own wise words. Happy Retirement!

You can now fix everything in your house that needs repairing until you run out of things to do. Happy Retirement!

Retirement comes with being old. That’s the harsh truth, my friend. Nevertheless, I know you are one cool and sassy old-timer. Congratulations!

At retirement, you don’t need to look forward to holidays. Each day is a holiday for you now! Have fun!

Congratulations! Your degree on the Bachelor of Household Chores starts now!

I have to say, the highlight of our days are the times when we really annoy you. We will miss you! Happy Retirement!


Time to ditch the suit and tie. You can now have the liberty to dress whatever you want and no one will care. Just don’t forget to put on your underwear! Happy retirement!

Funny Retirement wishes quotes

Get ready to add a touch of humor and lightheartedness to your retirement wishes with this delightful collection of funny retirement quotes! Retirement is a time of celebration and laughter, and what better way to honor the retiree than by sharing some hilarious and witty wishes? Whether you’re crafting a retirement card, giving a speech, or simply sharing a laugh, these funny retirement quotes are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

So let’s dive into this compilation of rib-tickling and clever retirement wishes, guaranteed to leave the retiree chuckling and ready to embark on their well-deserved journey of relaxation and enjoyment. Get ready for a good laugh and a truly unforgettable retirement send-off!

Congratulations on reaching the ‘no more Mondays’ stage of life! May your retirement be filled with daily doses of relaxation and countless ‘happy hours.’

Cheers to being a professional napper and a full-time leisure enthusiast! Enjoy your retirement, where the only deadline is deciding which TV show to binge-watch next.

Welcome to the world of retirement, where everyday is a Saturday and the office is replaced by the couch. Enjoy your permanent vacation!

Congratulations on escaping the never-ending meeting marathon! Remember, retirement is all about finding new and creative ways to avoid doing anything productive.

May your retirement be filled with endless golf swings, coffee breaks that last hours, and the joy of never having to wear pants with a waistband again.

Now that you’re retired, you have all the time in the world to pursue your true passions: napping, Netflix, and trying every ice cream flavor known to mankind.

If there was ever someone who was deserving of a relaxing retirement, it was you, and I hope that you have a beautiful life ahead of you.

I pray that your retirement is everything that you ever thought that it might be and that you enjoy each day of it.

You have worked hard to get to this place and you deserve nothing but the best as you retire and take some time to relax.

I know that you have put in long hours so that you could retire one day, and I hope that your retirement is all that you hoped that it would be.

It is time for you to relax now and do some of the things that you have always wanted to do. I hope that your retirement is all that you want it to be.

May you have peace as you move into your retirement and may you enjoy each day as you live out your life.

You now have the power to do what you want to do each day, and I hope that your retirement is all that you ever thought it might be.

You have worked hard all of your life and I hope that your retirement is a relaxing one and one that is focused on good things.

You deserve to take a bit of a break now, and I hope that your retirement gives you the opportunity to do that.

May your retirement bring many opportunities for you to relax with your family and friends.

May you have a retirement that is peaceful and enjoyable, and may every good thing come to you.

Congrats on making it to the point where you can now retire… may you have an enjoyable future in front of you.

I hope that your retirement brings you joy, just as you have brought joy into so many lives through the years.