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Jack Little
B: 1957-09-02
D: 2018-07-05
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Little, Jack
Jeanne Briggs
B: 1946-07-01
D: 2018-07-01
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Briggs, Jeanne
Jeanne Loiacono
B: 1929-09-27
D: 2018-07-01
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Loiacono, Jeanne
Bernard Robison
B: 1927-07-21
D: 2018-06-29
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Robison, Bernard
Lyle Swanson
B: 1934-05-06
D: 2018-06-22
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Swanson, Lyle
Pamela Brashaw
B: 1970-05-18
D: 2018-06-19
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Brashaw, Pamela
Virginia Buzanowski
B: 1948-05-06
D: 2018-05-29
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Buzanowski, Virginia
Luther Hoover
D: 2018-05-28
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Hoover, Luther
Cheryl Coker
B: 1967-09-02
D: 2018-05-26
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Coker, Cheryl
Eugene Chedester
B: 1948-10-23
D: 2018-05-19
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Chedester, Eugene
William Lay
B: 1932-09-25
D: 2018-05-16
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Lay, William
Sandra Hilliard
B: 1946-04-15
D: 2018-05-15
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Hilliard, Sandra
Helen Schmanski
B: 1936-02-09
D: 2018-05-12
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Schmanski, Helen
Sandra Sarkozi
B: 1945-11-07
D: 2018-05-09
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Sarkozi, Sandra
Janet Milan
B: 1939-01-28
D: 2018-05-05
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Milan, Janet
Margaret Schantz
B: 1920-12-29
D: 2018-05-03
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Schantz, Margaret
Edwin McNeilly
B: 1930-01-21
D: 2018-05-02
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McNeilly, Edwin
Margurette Smith
B: 1924-05-03
D: 2018-04-27
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Smith, Margurette
Shirley Munson
B: 1929-03-23
D: 2018-04-17
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Munson, Shirley
James Henderson
B: 1943-09-27
D: 2018-04-11
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Henderson, James
Florence Smith
B: 1928-03-18
D: 2018-03-30
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Smith, Florence

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Edwin McNeilly
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Edwin Leroy"Bud"
McNeilly
1930 - 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.