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Kathy Unterreiner
B: 1958-10-15
D: 2019-04-15
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Unterreiner, Kathy
Joanne Rockwell
B: 1940-08-05
D: 2019-04-14
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Rockwell, Joanne
Donald Perfitt
B: 1933-03-02
D: 2019-04-13
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Perfitt, Donald
Mary Field
B: 1934-09-12
D: 2019-04-13
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Field , Mary
Steven DeWitt
B: 1953-07-04
D: 2019-04-10
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DeWitt , Steven
Daniel Chasse
B: 1954-10-03
D: 2019-04-07
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Chasse, Daniel
Joelie Perry
B: 1961-12-26
D: 2019-04-06
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Perry , Joelie
Gabrielle Levesque
B: 1991-11-14
D: 2019-04-03
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Levesque, Gabrielle
Evelyn Johnston
B: 1926-01-23
D: 2019-04-03
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Johnston , Evelyn
Druscilla Ewings
B: 1926-05-18
D: 2019-04-02
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Ewings , Druscilla
Carmen Chasse
B: 1943-01-14
D: 2019-03-30
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Chasse, Carmen
James Fraser
B: 1923-08-31
D: 2019-03-28
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Fraser , James
Olga McIver
B: 1932-07-14
D: 2019-03-28
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McIver , Olga
Kenneth Starner
D: 2019-03-27
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Starner , Kenneth
Edward Henderson
B: 1944-02-13
D: 2019-03-23
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Henderson , Edward
Linda McLaughlin
B: 1948-01-26
D: 2019-03-19
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McLaughlin, Linda
Lisa Phelps
D: 2019-03-18
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Phelps , Lisa
Robert York
B: 1940-06-22
D: 2019-03-17
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York , Robert
Paul Sherman,
B: 1932-09-11
D: 2019-03-14
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Sherman, , Paul
Arlene Kinney
B: 1929-07-26
D: 2019-03-14
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Kinney , Arlene
Gloria Britton
B: 1933-05-03
D: 2019-03-12
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Britton, Gloria

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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.