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Arthur Burke
B: 1918-08-28
D: 2019-05-23
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Burke, Arthur
Robert Fraser
B: 1929-09-01
D: 2019-05-21
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Fraser, Robert
Carlene Yager
B: 1947-08-30
D: 2019-05-21
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Yager, Carlene
Allen McGough
B: 1942-05-22
D: 2019-05-20
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McGough, Allen
Martha Rutig
B: 1940-02-07
D: 2019-05-20
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Rutig, Martha
Alfred Joseph Guarillio
B: 1934-07-08
D: 2019-05-20
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Guarillio, Alfred Joseph
Michael Connell
B: 1986-12-08
D: 2019-05-19
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Connell, Michael
Mark Bouterse
B: 1950-04-13
D: 2019-05-19
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Bouterse, Mark
Peggy Hansard
B: 1942-07-15
D: 2019-05-19
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Hansard, Peggy
Christine Ryan
B: 1947-05-16
D: 2019-05-19
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Ryan, Christine
Kathryn Ann Dupler
B: 1936-12-04
D: 2019-05-18
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Dupler, Kathryn Ann
Marion Jean Richardson
B: 1927-07-03
D: 2019-05-18
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Richardson, Marion Jean
Donna Perkins
B: 1948-01-24
D: 2019-05-18
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Perkins, Donna
Jean DeLong
B: 1934-04-25
D: 2019-05-17
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DeLong, Jean
Hilburn Berry
B: 1937-12-11
D: 2019-05-17
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Berry, Hilburn
Patricia E. Morgan
B: 1935-12-23
D: 2019-05-17
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Morgan, Patricia E.
Suzanne Rosemeier
B: 1936-04-09
D: 2019-05-17
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Rosemeier, Suzanne
Joseph Emonds
B: 1935-10-28
D: 2019-05-16
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Emonds, Joseph
Shirley H. Krauss
B: 1936-11-03
D: 2019-05-16
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Krauss, Shirley H.
James Johnson
B: 1944-06-09
D: 2019-05-15
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Johnson, James
Roger Lauzon
B: 1925-09-20
D: 2019-05-14
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Lauzon, Roger

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1922 - 2019
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Tips on Writing a Message of Condolence

You may not know exactly what you want to say in your Book of Memories™ condolence message. In fact, this may be the first time you've ever been faced with sharing your feelings or offering comforting words to someone who is grieving a loss. Whether it's the first time, or the fifth, we're here to offer some assistance. We've compiled some tips, and brought together a list of expressive words you can use in your condolences.

Tip #1: Be sincere. It's important to mean what you say, on the deepest emotional level. Yes, we know, "saying what you mean" can be harder - that's why we're here.

Tip #2: Keep it simple. You don't need to say much more than "I'm sorry for you loss," yet it's always wonderful to share a personal memory of their loved one, if you have one.

Tip #3: Don't tell them you know how they feel. Because you can't really know; even if you've endured the loss of a loved one in the past - your grief was yours, and this is theirs.

Tip #4: Share how you felt when you heard the news. Perhaps you were shocked, disbelieving, or deeply saddened. Let them know how the passing affected you personally.

Tip #5: Share Remind them that you will always hold the memory of their loved one close to you. It will be a comfort to them to know that their loved one will be remembered.

A Short List of Appropriate Phrases:

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your partner.
  • With deepest sympathy for your loss.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Please know our loving thoughts embrace you each and every day.
  • Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending you love.
  • With heartfelt condolences.
  • Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
  • Sharing in your sorrow, thinking of you and wishing I could be there
  • to hold your hand.
  • May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
  • Hold tight to memories for comfort.
  • Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
  • As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Peace, prayers and blessings.
  • Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
  • You are in our prayers.
  • May your memories give you strength.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

After writing and posting a message of condolence to the family, you may also wish to make a memorial donation as a tribute to their loved one, or send flowers to the family home or memorial service. However you choose to express your concern and pay tribute, please know this: it will be deeply appreciated.