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Lucia Inclan
B: 1947-12-20
D: 2018-10-19
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Inclan, Lucia
Josephine Andreucci
B: 1923-10-26
D: 2018-10-16
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Andreucci, Josephine
Brandon Gross
B: 1993-12-18
D: 2018-10-16
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Gross, Brandon
Barbara LaMothe
B: 1941-09-04
D: 2018-10-15
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LaMothe, Barbara
Thomas Hoffmann
B: 1954-08-12
D: 2018-10-15
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Hoffmann, Thomas
Albert Dimeo
B: 1935-03-28
D: 2018-10-13
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Dimeo, Albert
Kathleen Axelsson
B: 1955-05-13
D: 2018-10-13
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Axelsson, Kathleen
Anna Locke
B: 1927-09-05
D: 2018-10-10
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Locke, Anna
Wilfredo Martell
B: 1936-10-02
D: 2018-10-10
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Martell, Wilfredo
Josiah Dryer
D: 2018-10-09
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Dryer, Josiah
Janice Pace
B: 1960-03-12
D: 2018-10-08
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Pace, Janice
Rochelle Farrey
B: 1945-03-24
D: 2018-10-07
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Farrey, Rochelle
Seth Zupkoff
B: 1962-11-22
D: 2018-10-06
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Zupkoff, Seth
Virginia Schmitz
B: 1926-01-03
D: 2018-10-04
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Schmitz, Virginia
Minnie Matera
B: 1923-11-29
D: 2018-10-01
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Matera, Minnie
Benjamin Rodriguez
B: 1933-01-01
D: 2018-10-01
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Rodriguez, Benjamin
Jo Spiers
B: 1949-11-25
D: 2018-09-30
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Spiers, Jo
William Klopstein
B: 1963-04-16
D: 2018-09-29
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Klopstein, William
Ceanne Hartmann
B: 1939-08-12
D: 2018-09-29
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Hartmann, Ceanne
John Kowalski
B: 1941-05-22
D: 2018-09-28
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Kowalski, John
Shirley Kappeler
B: 1923-11-15
D: 2018-09-27
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Kappeler, Shirley

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Deborah Guzman
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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.