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Marguerite BARNETT
D: 2018-05-20
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BARNETT, Marguerite
Shirley Penn
B: 1952-04-08
D: 2018-05-17
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Penn, Shirley
James LANNING
B: 1954-01-10
D: 2018-05-16
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LANNING, James
Jason MacKay
B: 1972-07-27
D: 2018-05-16
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MacKay, Jason
George Torres
B: 1934-10-01
D: 2018-05-11
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Torres, George
Victoria Osborn
B: 1925-12-23
D: 2018-05-08
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Osborn, Victoria
Floyd Gessner
B: 1932-04-11
D: 2018-05-06
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Gessner, Floyd
Leonard Koop
B: 1928-07-24
D: 2018-05-06
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Koop , Leonard
Angelne Ando
B: 1984-10-12
D: 2018-04-25
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Ando, Angelne
Darvell Fitzhugh
B: 1933-08-24
D: 2018-04-25
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Fitzhugh, Darvell
Max Martinez
B: 1956-01-28
D: 2018-04-24
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Martinez, Max
Joe Nakai
B: 1955-04-14
D: 2018-04-20
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Nakai, Joe
Valorie Brown
B: 1964-05-10
D: 2018-04-17
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Brown, Valorie
Waneta Morgan
B: 1922-03-10
D: 2018-04-16
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Morgan, Waneta
Elizabeth Rogers
B: 1925-12-30
D: 2018-04-15
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Rogers, Elizabeth
Quinton McClinton
B: 1953-09-04
D: 2018-04-15
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McClinton, Quinton
Anna WHIPPLE
D: 2018-04-14
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WHIPPLE, Anna
Katherine Moberly
B: 1925-05-10
D: 2018-04-13
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Moberly , Katherine
Joseph STOLL
D: 2018-04-11
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STOLL, Joseph
Addie Sneed
B: 1933-06-28
D: 2018-04-10
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Sneed, Addie
Joann Simon
B: 1931-12-19
D: 2018-04-10
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Simon, Joann

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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.