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Darlene Mason
B: 1935-09-18
D: 2017-10-13
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Mason, Darlene
Joseph Cepress
B: 1952-09-08
D: 2017-10-12
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Cepress, Joseph
Harold Putrow
B: 1930-08-07
D: 2017-10-11
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Putrow, Harold
Randy Siler
B: 1958-09-22
D: 2017-10-10
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Siler, Randy
Karen Bousson
B: 1951-09-02
D: 2017-10-09
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Bousson, Karen
Frances Bazany
B: 1933-09-21
D: 2017-10-08
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Bazany, Frances
Arnold Migliano
B: 1924-08-19
D: 2017-10-06
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Migliano, Arnold
Mary "Sue" Heintz
B: 1947-08-24
D: 2017-10-03
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Heintz, Mary "Sue"
Josephine Llanas
B: 1933-02-28
D: 2017-10-02
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Llanas, Josephine
Nelson Lozada Aponte
B: 1959-12-22
D: 2017-09-29
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Lozada Aponte, Nelson
Mario Albi
B: 1929-07-13
D: 2017-09-28
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Albi, Mario
Geraldine Giannini
B: 1929-08-16
D: 2017-09-27
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Giannini, Geraldine
Donald Rubadeau
B: 1933-11-23
D: 2017-09-26
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Rubadeau, Donald
Mary Eckstrom
B: 1928-06-15
D: 2017-09-25
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Eckstrom, Mary
Gemma Tenuta
B: 1938-06-03
D: 2017-09-23
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Tenuta, Gemma
Joan Collins
B: 1934-10-21
D: 2017-09-20
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Collins, Joan
John O'Leksy
B: 1964-10-26
D: 2017-09-19
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O'Leksy, John
Lou Ann Nourigat
B: 1954-06-02
D: 2017-09-18
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Nourigat, Lou Ann
Robert Hespel
B: 1964-12-27
D: 2017-09-18
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Hespel, Robert
Paul Etlicher
B: 1935-10-11
D: 2017-09-15
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Etlicher, Paul
Fedele Tenuta
B: 1933-02-22
D: 2017-09-15
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Tenuta, Fedele

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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.