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Phyllis Taylor
B: 1931-02-03
D: 2018-12-10
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Taylor, Phyllis
Annese Rinaldi
B: 1947-11-12
D: 2018-12-10
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Rinaldi, Annese
Donald Davis
B: 1935-03-13
D: 2018-12-08
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Davis, Donald
Antonio Barbieri
B: 1932-10-31
D: 2018-12-07
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Barbieri, Antonio
Brendan Coughlin
B: 1959-08-03
D: 2018-12-07
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Coughlin, Brendan
Sheila Ireland
B: 1936-06-04
D: 2018-12-03
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Ireland, Sheila
JoAnn Slattery
B: 1935-12-11
D: 2018-12-02
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Slattery, JoAnn
Cheryl Snead
B: 1946-08-25
D: 2018-12-02
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Snead, Cheryl
Blanche Guido
B: 1921-04-10
D: 2018-12-01
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Guido, Blanche
Paul Zymba
B: 1945-09-15
D: 2018-11-30
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Zymba, Paul
Walter Murkowicz
B: 1920-12-31
D: 2018-11-28
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Murkowicz, Walter
Sarah Santandrea
B: 1921-08-24
D: 2018-11-28
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Santandrea, Sarah
Dorothy Africano
B: 1939-02-01
D: 2018-11-28
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Africano, Dorothy
Shaquille Napper
B: 1992-09-10
D: 2018-11-28
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Napper, Shaquille
Michael Keene
B: 1967-04-06
D: 2018-11-27
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Keene, Michael
George Steele
B: 1948-03-05
D: 2018-11-27
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Steele, George
Elly Vozzola
B: 1927-02-25
D: 2018-11-23
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Vozzola, Elly
Michael Cunningham
B: 1949-10-03
D: 2018-11-23
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Cunningham, Michael
Rebekah Sliva
B: 1980-04-14
D: 2018-11-22
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Sliva, Rebekah
Macks Moran
B: 2010-10-08
D: 2018-11-22
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Moran, Macks
Frederick Love
B: 1950-08-07
D: 2018-11-22
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Love, Frederick

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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.