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William Adams
D: 2020-02-19
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Adams, William
Henry Demar
B: 1958-11-13
D: 2020-02-17
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Demar, Henry
Shawn Marcoux
B: 1985-05-11
D: 2020-02-13
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Marcoux, Shawn
Gail Failing
B: 1937-05-17
D: 2020-02-12
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Failing, Gail
James Hallihan
B: 1933-05-09
D: 2020-02-09
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Hallihan, James
Donald Nault
B: 1929-02-08
D: 2020-02-06
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Nault, Donald
Jeffrey Marsh
B: 1955-04-12
D: 2020-02-04
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Marsh, Jeffrey
Edward Stell
B: 1934-07-11
D: 2020-02-02
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Stell, Edward
John Massey
B: 1978-10-23
D: 2020-01-26
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Massey, John
Ivan McMullen
B: 1976-05-24
D: 2020-01-23
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McMullen, Ivan
Gilbert Myers
B: 1933-10-02
D: 2020-01-21
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Myers, Gilbert
Charles Blaisdell
B: 1952-01-21
D: 2020-01-21
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Blaisdell, Charles
Michael Rich
B: 1980-08-23
D: 2020-01-20
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Rich, Michael
Kerry Miller
B: 1956-04-08
D: 2020-01-18
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Miller, Kerry
Zachary Hackett
B: 1994-06-19
D: 2020-01-18
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Hackett, Zachary
Norbert Pratt
B: 1930-12-09
D: 2020-01-14
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Pratt, Norbert
Shannon Palmer
B: 1969-09-28
D: 2020-01-14
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Palmer, Shannon
Linda Cutting
B: 1943-07-21
D: 2020-01-03
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Cutting, Linda
Hilda Loos
B: 1925-09-21
D: 2020-01-02
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Loos, Hilda
Gina LaBerge
B: 1961-05-01
D: 2019-12-31
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LaBerge, Gina
Jessie Pecor
B: 1935-03-18
D: 2019-12-31
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Pecor, Jessie

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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.

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