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Geroge Taylor
B: 1945-06-08
D: 2019-07-11
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Taylor, Geroge
Laurie Willis
B: 1929-02-11
D: 2019-07-10
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Willis, Laurie
Janet Saad
B: 1935-12-24
D: 2019-07-10
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Saad, Janet
Jessie Ross
B: 1935-02-22
D: 2019-07-09
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Ross, Jessie
Valdemar Nordquist
B: 1931-04-18
D: 2019-07-04
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Nordquist, Valdemar
Edith Schmidt
B: 1928-09-26
D: 2019-07-01
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Schmidt, Edith
Esper Espersen
B: 1940-11-25
D: 2019-06-29
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Espersen, Esper
Edna Kelly
B: 1921-12-08
D: 2019-06-26
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Kelly, Edna
Ethel Horvath
B: 1932-09-11
D: 2019-06-25
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Horvath, Ethel
Gertrude Zucht
B: 1937-08-22
D: 2019-06-22
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Zucht, Gertrude
Arlane Parsonage
B: 1932-08-24
D: 2019-06-21
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Parsonage, Arlane
Thomas Hayes
B: 1924-10-27
D: 2019-06-20
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Hayes, Thomas
Mary Harder
B: 1922-01-02
D: 2019-06-19
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Harder, Mary
Dennis Conn
B: 1953-02-02
D: 2019-06-17
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Conn, Dennis
Frank McHugh
B: 1941-07-05
D: 2019-06-14
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McHugh, Frank
George Wood
B: 1937-02-05
D: 2019-06-11
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Wood, George
Robert Bagshaw
B: 1936-04-22
D: 2019-06-11
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Bagshaw, Robert
Ken Murdoch
B: 1953-12-25
D: 2019-06-11
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Murdoch, Ken
Norman Foster
B: 1928-05-30
D: 2019-06-10
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Foster, Norman
Carol Farrell
B: 1940-08-29
D: 2019-06-09
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Farrell, Carol
Lorraine Mennear
B: 1923-09-11
D: 2019-06-05
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Mennear, Lorraine

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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.