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Mary Doran
B: 1996-07-11
D: 2019-05-12
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Doran, Mary
Vivienne Wulff
B: 1950-07-17
D: 2019-05-06
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Wulff, Vivienne
Judy Gomez-Zimmerman
B: 1957-08-11
D: 2019-05-01
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Gomez-Zimmerman, Judy
Susana Tostado
B: 1965-10-24
D: 2019-05-01
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Tostado, Susana
William Watson
B: 1935-01-03
D: 2019-04-28
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Watson, William
Shirley Grooms
B: 1930-08-08
D: 2019-04-25
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Grooms, Shirley
Robert Kroll
B: 1938-03-17
D: 2019-04-24
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Kroll, Robert
Kenneth Ferguson
B: 1943-04-15
D: 2019-04-15
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Ferguson, Kenneth
Allen Lipton
B: 1940-08-10
D: 2019-04-15
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Lipton, Allen
Benjamin Yardic
B: 1966-09-11
D: 2019-04-14
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Yardic, Benjamin
Christine James
B: 1952-02-09
D: 2019-04-12
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James, Christine
Gerhard Schoenbohm
B: 1934-09-30
D: 2019-04-09
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Schoenbohm, Gerhard
Axel Davis
B: 1951-07-31
D: 2019-04-07
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Davis, Axel
Aurelio Jimenez
B: 1931-10-25
D: 2019-04-07
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Jimenez, Aurelio
Gerald Cate
B: 1938-11-25
D: 2019-04-05
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Cate, Gerald
Genevieve Turney
B: 1923-10-07
D: 2019-04-04
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Turney, Genevieve
Marjorie Garrett
B: 1945-01-13
D: 2019-04-02
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Garrett, Marjorie
Shawna Cole
B: 1977-03-04
D: 2019-04-02
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Cole, Shawna
Henry Horn
B: 1937-01-28
D: 2019-04-02
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Horn, Henry
Jeffrey Stavitzski
B: 1960-03-20
D: 2019-04-01
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Stavitzski, Jeffrey
Cheryl Schultz
B: 1947-02-16
D: 2019-03-28
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Schultz, Cheryl

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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.