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Aaron Niemi
D: 2018-09-16
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Niemi, Aaron
Lois Parnell
B: 1928-06-02
D: 2018-09-12
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Parnell, Lois
Paul Netemegesic
B: 1976-06-04
D: 2018-09-11
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Netemegesic, Paul
Marietta Pasqualino
B: 1935-08-25
D: 2018-09-09
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Pasqualino, Marietta
Roger Gaw
B: 1939-06-12
D: 2018-09-08
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Gaw, Roger
Eleanor Smith
B: 1931-01-14
D: 2018-09-08
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Smith, Eleanor
Eva Hakala
B: 1932-06-17
D: 2018-09-08
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Hakala, Eva
Brent Kirby
B: 1957-09-25
D: 2018-09-08
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Kirby, Brent
Evan Hinsperger
B: 1987-09-28
D: 2018-09-01
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Hinsperger, Evan
Esther Campbell
B: 1912-10-15
D: 2018-09-01
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Campbell, Esther
Gladys Green
B: 1939-04-06
D: 2018-08-27
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Green, Gladys
Adelaide Zussino
B: 1922-12-25
D: 2018-08-22
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Zussino, Adelaide
Giuseppe Rizzo
B: 1929-01-13
D: 2018-08-20
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Rizzo, Giuseppe
Mike Caruso
B: 1965-05-08
D: 2018-08-13
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Caruso, Mike
Biagio Belcamino
B: 1941-08-01
D: 2018-08-11
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Belcamino, Biagio
Liliana Cadorin
B: 1941-07-10
D: 2018-08-07
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Cadorin, Liliana
Jean Rogers
B: 1930-10-16
D: 2018-08-05
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Rogers, Jean
Adam Dreyer
B: 1929-10-27
D: 2018-08-01
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Dreyer, Adam
Dario Servi
B: 1956-08-18
D: 2018-08-01
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Servi, Dario
Domenico Curciarello
B: 1933-04-15
D: 2018-07-30
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Curciarello, Domenico
Patricia Gellatly
B: 1954-06-10
D: 2018-07-29
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Gellatly, Patricia

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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.