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Dorothy Snowden
B: 1928-07-25
D: 2020-10-20
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Snowden, Dorothy
Robert Barrett
B: 1973-07-27
D: 2020-10-20
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Barrett, Robert
Cecil Hartford
B: 1933-09-25
D: 2020-10-17
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Hartford, Cecil
John Carrigan
B: 1923-03-08
D: 2020-10-17
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Carrigan, John
Mary Barter
B: 1943-09-21
D: 2020-10-10
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Barter, Mary
Peter De Gelder
B: 1928-05-27
D: 2020-09-24
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De Gelder, Peter
Christina Sorapure
B: 1957-12-23
D: 2020-09-11
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Sorapure, Christina
Wilfred Parlee
B: 1943-08-13
D: 2020-09-11
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Parlee, Wilfred
Carol Dickson
B: 1952-06-16
D: 2020-09-06
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Dickson, Carol
Matilda Bedard
B: 1937-11-01
D: 2020-08-28
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Bedard, Matilda
James Leslie
B: 1942-12-31
D: 2020-08-25
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Leslie, James
Roberta Fisher
B: 1940-11-09
D: 2020-08-22
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Fisher, Roberta
Lynn Harlow
B: 1961-05-05
D: 2020-08-14
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Harlow, Lynn
Garnet Smith
B: 1941-06-07
D: 2020-08-14
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Smith, Garnet
Sheridan Beaton
B: 1945-06-21
D: 2020-08-12
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Beaton, Sheridan
Ronald Haldenby
B: 1944-06-13
D: 2020-07-28
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Haldenby, Ronald
Steven Hill
B: 1959-06-07
D: 2020-07-26
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Hill, Steven
Steven Ventress
B: 1982-05-28
D: 2020-07-25
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Ventress, Steven
Evelen Fardella
B: 1924-01-19
D: 2020-07-24
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Fardella, Evelen
Peter Marshall
B: 1924-12-27
D: 2020-07-15
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Marshall, Peter
Dolina Britton
B: 1930-05-31
D: 2020-07-12
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Britton, Dolina

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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.