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George Beals
B: 1932-06-21
D: 2019-04-16
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Beals, George
Marlene FITZGERALD
D: 2019-04-14
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FITZGERALD, Marlene
Tammilia Bean
B: 1966-08-11
D: 2019-04-10
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Bean, Tammilia
Luke Baldwin
B: 1982-02-09
D: 2019-04-09
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Baldwin, Luke
Lawren Hunt
B: 1927-02-17
D: 2019-04-07
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Hunt, Lawren
Amy Shrieves
B: 1997-10-25
D: 2019-04-04
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Shrieves, Amy
Dean Knapp
B: 1933-08-13
D: 2019-04-04
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Knapp, Dean
Debra Heidenreich
B: 1956-11-07
D: 2019-03-30
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Heidenreich, Debra
Kelly Robinson
D: 2019-03-29
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Robinson, Kelly
Luis Rojas
B: 1934-10-18
D: 2019-03-25
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Rojas, Luis
Mildred Clark
B: 1935-04-02
D: 2019-03-24
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Clark, Mildred
Gregory Alexandre
B: 1966-02-27
D: 2019-03-24
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Alexandre, Gregory
Vernon Diaz
B: 1937-09-28
D: 2019-03-19
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Diaz, Vernon
Douglas "Doug" Loeper
B: 1971-12-28
D: 2019-03-17
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Loeper, Douglas "Doug"
Lee Shaw
B: 1929-02-23
D: 2019-03-15
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Shaw, Lee
Harmon HAMMITT
D: 2019-03-15
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HAMMITT, Harmon
Shirley Ross
B: 1938-08-30
D: 2019-03-13
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Ross, Shirley
Krzysztof ZIACH
D: 2019-03-13
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ZIACH, Krzysztof
Michael Peterson
B: 1962-04-30
D: 2019-03-13
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Peterson, Michael
James JOST
B: 1948-09-09
D: 2019-03-13
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JOST, James
John Lee
B: 1951-10-09
D: 2019-03-11
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Lee, John

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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.