Carole Hinton
B: 1936-07-02
D: 2018-03-22
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Hinton, Carole
Witt Wisman
B: 1951-11-25
D: 2018-03-21
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Celestine Smith
B: 1932-12-03
D: 2018-03-20
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Smith, Celestine
Stella Thompson
B: 1930-03-07
D: 2018-03-19
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Thompson, Stella
Margaret Hennessey
D: 2018-03-16
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Hennessey, Margaret
Terrence O'Dea
B: 1957-02-21
D: 2018-03-14
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O'Dea, Terrence
Jean Branum
B: 1940-11-10
D: 2018-03-12
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Branum, Jean
Dana Dobson
B: 1948-03-13
D: 2018-03-11
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Dobson, Dana
Jared Keesee
B: 1980-03-28
D: 2018-03-10
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Keesee, Jared
Dennis Kurtz
B: 1935-06-07
D: 2018-03-09
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Frances Krish
B: 1934-10-13
D: 2018-03-09
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Krish, Frances
Mary Tatum
B: 1938-11-12
D: 2018-03-09
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Charles Mattingly
B: 1925-10-06
D: 2018-03-08
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Thomas Gallalee
B: 1934-04-16
D: 2018-03-05
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Byron W. "Pete" Hoskinson
B: 1929-08-26
D: 2018-03-04
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B: 1928-09-29
D: 2018-03-01
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Terry Buller
D: 2018-03-01
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James " McDonnell
B: 1945-12-12
D: 2018-02-27
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Timothy Hannigan
B: 1958-06-20
D: 2018-02-27
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Roberta Leslie
B: 1946-10-01
D: 2018-02-25
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Helen O'Bryan
B: 1920-03-14
D: 2018-02-25
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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.