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Kevin Fowler
B: 1945-03-25
D: 2017-06-16
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Fowler, Kevin
Randell Mayo
B: 1951-11-20
D: 2017-06-14
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Mayo, Randell
Nellie Vivian
B: 1929-11-22
D: 2017-06-09
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Vivian, Nellie
Rose Gallagher Sheppard
B: 1923-05-20
D: 2017-06-06
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Gallagher Sheppard, Rose
Jerome O'Keefe
B: 1967-02-24
D: 2017-06-06
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O'Keefe, Jerome
Tony Foote
B: 1962-01-15
D: 2017-06-04
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Foote, Tony
Robert Bailey
B: 1938-06-21
D: 2017-05-29
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Bailey, Robert
Matthew Sargent
B: 2002-12-16
D: 2017-05-21
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Sargent, Matthew
Josephine R. O'Rielly
B: 1958-01-23
D: 2017-05-16
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O'Rielly , Josephine R.
Bert Faulkner
B: 1932-08-01
D: 2017-05-15
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Faulkner, Bert
Christine R. Boyde
B: 1967-04-13
D: 2017-05-12
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Boyde, Christine R.
George (Roy) Simms
B: 1929-11-25
D: 2017-05-10
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Simms, George (Roy)
Alfred Wolfrey
B: 1970-02-18
D: 2017-05-09
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Wolfrey, Alfred
George M. Mercer
B: 1945-07-28
D: 2017-05-05
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Mercer, George M.
Isabell M. Coates
B: 1935-10-11
D: 2017-05-01
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Coates, Isabell M.
Anthony Blake
B: 1934-12-25
D: 2017-04-29
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Blake, Anthony
Lewis Jones
B: 1932-07-27
D: 2017-04-22
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Jones, Lewis
Monica E. Holloway
B: 1947-05-05
D: 2017-04-20
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Holloway, Monica E.
Peter Carl Downer
B: 1934-03-29
D: 2017-04-19
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Downer, Peter Carl
Brenda Reid
B: 1959-08-26
D: 2017-04-19
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Reid, Brenda
Harvey Torraville
B: 1940-07-24
D: 2017-04-17
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Torraville, Harvey

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Robert Bailey
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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.