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Barbara Moody
B: 1931-11-19
D: 2018-02-15
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Moody, Barbara
Ruth Riley
B: 1942-11-21
D: 2018-02-13
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Riley, Ruth
Keenan Jones
B: 1964-03-06
D: 2018-02-12
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Jones, Keenan
Landon Oliver
B: 1936-07-17
D: 2018-02-09
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Oliver, Landon
Grace Calhoun
D: 2018-02-06
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Calhoun, Grace
Shirley Peaslee
B: 1927-12-19
D: 2018-02-05
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Peaslee, Shirley
Patricia Wright
D: 2018-02-04
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Wright, Patricia
Valerie Smith
D: 2018-02-03
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Smith, Valerie
June Dingle
B: 1932-06-01
D: 2018-01-31
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Dingle, June
Jean Travers
B: 1925-12-21
D: 2018-01-30
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Travers, Jean
Charles Spear
D: 2018-01-28
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Spear, Charles
Edna Nelson
B: 1922-04-21
D: 2018-01-26
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Nelson, Edna
Philip Schultz
B: 1963-04-16
D: 2018-01-24
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Schultz, Philip
Robert McCarthy
B: 1934-09-01
D: 2018-01-19
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McCarthy, Robert
Sarah Kaler
B: 1940-01-13
D: 2018-01-16
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Kaler, Sarah
George Jones
B: 1924-01-29
D: 2018-01-14
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Jones, George
Richard Wright
B: 1927-11-03
D: 2018-01-10
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Wright, Richard
Mary Davis
B: 1923-04-26
D: 2018-01-10
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Davis, Mary
David Wellman
B: 1951-10-19
D: 2018-01-08
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Wellman, David
Arlene Ross
B: 1928-07-13
D: 2018-01-05
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Ross, Arlene
Audrey Kelly
D: 2018-01-05
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Kelly, Audrey

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Robert McCarthy
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Robert M. McCarthy
1934 - 2018
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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.