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Nellie Perry
D: 2018-04-08
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Perry, Nellie
Morgan Turkelson
B: 1996-11-22
D: 2018-04-06
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Turkelson, Morgan
Ronald Dye
B: 1957-07-02
D: 2018-04-04
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Dye, Ronald
Kenneth Wunderlich
B: 1941-06-22
D: 2018-04-04
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Wunderlich, Kenneth
LaTonya Fountain
B: 1973-11-23
D: 2018-03-30
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Fountain, LaTonya
Robert Bade
B: 1945-03-13
D: 2018-03-30
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Bade, Robert
LCDR Sherri Jackson
B: 1958-10-09
D: 2018-03-23
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Jackson, LCDR Sherri
Percy Bjyrd
B: 1921-12-31
D: 2018-03-23
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Bjyrd, Percy
Christopher Hartwig
B: 1951-06-21
D: 2018-03-21
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Hartwig, Christopher
Ruby Herd
B: 1936-11-18
D: 2018-03-13
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Herd, Ruby
Ada Cruz
B: 1929-07-18
D: 2018-03-10
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Cruz, Ada
David Vance
B: 1958-01-28
D: 2018-03-10
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Vance, David
Jim Conway
B: 1931-04-09
D: 2018-03-07
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Conway, Jim
Carol Sornson
D: 2018-03-07
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Sornson, Carol
Eurydice Smith
B: 1982-04-01
D: 2018-03-07
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Smith, Eurydice
Andrew Shouse
B: 1968-05-22
D: 2018-03-01
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Shouse, Andrew
Lisa Tantillo
B: 1973-05-04
D: 2018-02-27
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Tantillo, Lisa
Gerald Banks
B: 1961-02-11
D: 2018-02-22
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Banks, Gerald
Darlene Finch
B: 1937-03-28
D: 2018-02-13
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Finch, Darlene
Evelyn Vinmans
B: 1920-08-03
D: 2018-02-11
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Vinmans, Evelyn
Catherine Moran
B: 1956-05-21
D: 2018-02-09
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Moran, Catherine

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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.