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Harriet Hartwick
B: 1929-11-28
D: 2017-03-26
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Hartwick, Harriet
Lloyd Montreuil
B: 1939-12-10
D: 2017-03-23
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Montreuil, Lloyd
Trevor Pierce
B: 1989-10-03
D: 2017-03-23
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Pierce, Trevor
Harry Hartwick
B: 1929-11-20
D: 2017-03-19
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Hartwick, Harry
Mattie Rayl
B: 1927-02-09
D: 2017-03-11
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Rayl, Mattie
Jessie Goodall
B: 1920-03-02
D: 2017-03-03
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Goodall, Jessie
Floyd Heron
B: 1934-03-28
D: 2017-03-01
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Heron, Floyd
Chloris Pomeroy
B: 1939-08-28
D: 2017-02-25
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Pomeroy, Chloris
John Kappen
B: 1959-12-10
D: 2017-02-24
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Kappen, John
Thomas Remsing
B: 1987-01-05
D: 2017-02-15
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Remsing, Thomas
James Nichols
B: 1954-04-03
D: 2017-02-14
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Nichols, James
Dorothy Healy
B: 1931-08-11
D: 2017-02-10
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Healy, Dorothy
Eugene Tait
B: 1949-02-21
D: 2017-02-10
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Tait, Eugene
Mary Ann Tenczer
B: 1934-02-14
D: 2017-02-10
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Tenczer, Mary Ann
Pamela Burgess
B: 1962-12-29
D: 2017-02-09
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Burgess, Pamela
Joann Asher
B: 1928-12-18
D: 2017-02-07
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Asher, Joann
Betty Jezierski
B: 1924-03-30
D: 2017-02-04
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Jezierski, Betty
Mary Lou Erla
B: 1935-05-23
D: 2017-02-04
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Erla, Mary Lou
Raymond Hurd
B: 1948-02-29
D: 2017-02-03
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Hurd, Raymond
Carol Wildman
B: 1942-01-14
D: 2017-01-28
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Wildman, Carol
Wanda Parrott
B: 1940-10-14
D: 2017-01-25
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Parrott, Wanda

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Pamela Burgess
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Pamela Dawn Burgess
1962 - 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.