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Nellie Mena
B: 1933-05-01
D: 2019-01-19
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Mena, Nellie
James Froese
B: 1939-12-21
D: 2019-01-16
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Froese, James
Anna Snodgrass
B: 1927-11-29
D: 2019-01-15
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Snodgrass, Anna
Billy Tomlinson
B: 1938-10-12
D: 2019-01-13
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Tomlinson, Billy
Paulette Winbolt
B: 1947-11-19
D: 2019-01-11
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Winbolt, Paulette
Winifred Chodrick
B: 1945-08-30
D: 2019-01-10
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Chodrick, Winifred
Lorrel Cray
B: 1933-06-11
D: 2019-01-07
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Cray, Lorrel
Betty Kroll
B: 1936-02-05
D: 2019-01-06
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Kroll, Betty
Carrie Crawford
B: 1955-09-18
D: 2019-01-03
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Crawford, Carrie
Squire Utsler
B: 1925-03-13
D: 2019-01-03
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Utsler, Squire
Naida Shepherd
B: 1936-07-24
D: 2019-01-01
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Shepherd, Naida
Mary Hart
B: 1923-12-31
D: 2018-12-29
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Hart, Mary
Marlene Kokojan
B: 1936-12-14
D: 2018-12-26
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Kokojan, Marlene
Kimberly Jantz
B: 1959-02-19
D: 2018-12-23
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Jantz, Kimberly
Phillip Weldon
B: 1942-08-27
D: 2018-12-22
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Weldon, Phillip
Karen Rogers
B: 1949-05-29
D: 2018-12-20
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Rogers, Karen
John Hermanski
B: 1928-11-24
D: 2018-12-16
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Hermanski, John
Charles Buckminster
B: 1936-06-15
D: 2018-12-07
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Buckminster, Charles
Marjorie Thornton
B: 1927-12-17
D: 2018-12-06
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Thornton, Marjorie
Lona McClendon
B: 1939-02-24
D: 2018-12-05
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McClendon, Lona
Jeffrey Smith
B: 1959-10-18
D: 2018-12-04
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Smith, Jeffrey

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Richard Swiggett
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Richard Lee
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1953 - 2017
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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.