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Julie Parrott
B: 1965-03-13
D: 2018-05-16
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Parrott, Julie
Roma Sanders
B: 1931-11-19
D: 2018-05-15
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Sanders, Roma
Norma Garrison
B: 1925-03-27
D: 2018-05-13
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Garrison, Norma
Sherrill Zehnder
B: 1925-08-04
D: 2018-05-13
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Zehnder, Sherrill
Anita Downs
B: 1933-11-30
D: 2018-05-13
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Downs, Anita
Jon Donlon
B: 1983-04-24
D: 2018-05-13
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Donlon, Jon
Dimitrios Gregorios Gregoriades
D: 2018-05-11
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Gregoriades, Dimitrios Gregorios
Virginia Riedling
D: 2018-05-09
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Riedling, Virginia
Franklin Pierce
B: 1928-03-07
D: 2018-05-06
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Pierce, Franklin
Irving Hare
B: 1932-03-30
D: 2018-05-05
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Hare, Irving
Ruth Roth
B: 1935-03-25
D: 2018-05-05
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Roth, Ruth
Henry Rose
B: 1922-06-26
D: 2018-05-05
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Rose, Henry
Helen Hardy
B: 1932-08-30
D: 2018-05-03
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Hardy, Helen
Kenneth Thomas Lee
D: 2018-05-03
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Thomas Lee, Kenneth
Joseph Elder
B: 1932-03-07
D: 2018-05-01
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Elder, Joseph
Judith Chesser
B: 1943-01-22
D: 2018-04-29
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Chesser, Judith
Gerald Church
B: 1967-10-28
D: 2018-04-28
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Church, Gerald
Bonnie Dolores Partin Wetterer
B: 1930-03-20
D: 2018-04-28
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Wetterer, Bonnie Dolores Partin
Roberta "Bobbi" Sharp
B: 1945-08-04
D: 2018-04-26
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Sharp, Roberta "Bobbi"
David Reker
B: 1984-07-03
D: 2018-04-25
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Reker, David
Ruth Perkins
B: 1949-02-26
D: 2018-04-23
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Perkins, Ruth

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Sherrill Zehnder
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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.