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Barbara McGuire
B: 1934-03-18
D: 2018-02-10
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McGuire, Barbara
Joanne Grant
B: 1932-09-21
D: 2018-02-08
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Grant, Joanne
Rubenia Botting
B: 1933-05-17
D: 2018-02-08
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Botting , Rubenia
Paul Boutilier
B: 1936-02-17
D: 2018-02-05
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Boutilier, Paul
Otis Shaw
B: 1948-07-09
D: 2018-02-04
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Shaw , Otis
Laura Bomba
B: 1928-09-28
D: 2018-01-28
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Bomba, Laura
Ione Lane
B: 1926-12-22
D: 2018-01-27
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Lane , Ione
John Seiler
B: 1935-10-28
D: 2018-01-24
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Seiler, John
Eunice Bridges
B: 1935-04-10
D: 2018-01-17
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Bridges , Eunice
Paul Hilenski
B: 1938-01-24
D: 2018-01-17
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Hilenski , Paul
Vera Kervin
B: 1930-05-02
D: 2018-01-13
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Kervin , Vera
Charlene Byers
B: 1926-07-03
D: 2018-01-09
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Byers, Charlene
Debby Harvey
B: 1963-06-26
D: 2018-01-06
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Harvey, Debby
Larry Pryor
B: 1933-07-11
D: 2018-01-05
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Pryor , Larry
James Bailey
B: 1937-04-21
D: 2018-01-05
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Bailey , James
Joseph Socoby
B: 1931-11-12
D: 2018-01-04
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Socoby , Joseph
William Graham
D: 2018-01-02
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Graham , William
Richard McManus
B: 1927-02-11
D: 2017-12-31
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McManus, Richard
Bessie Sawyer
B: 1936-03-06
D: 2017-12-25
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Sawyer , Bessie
Joanne Gray
B: 1938-08-19
D: 2017-12-24
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Gray, Joanne
Gladys Ferguson
B: 1918-08-13
D: 2017-12-22
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Ferguson, Gladys

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Barbara  McGuire
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Barbara A. McGuire (DeWitt)
1934 - 2018
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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.