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Allene Stephens
B: 1932-10-25
D: 2021-01-22
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Stephens, Allene
Genevieve Rosales
B: 1948-04-02
D: 2021-01-20
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Rosales, Genevieve
George Washington
B: 1956-12-21
D: 2021-01-17
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Washington, George
Anita Seaburgh
B: 1927-02-07
D: 2021-01-16
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Seaburgh, Anita
Klim Maling
B: 1929-04-09
D: 2021-01-13
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Maling, Klim
Cassandra Ordunez
B: 1989-03-01
D: 2021-01-06
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Ordunez, Cassandra
Roy Moore
B: 1921-04-13
D: 2021-01-05
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Moore, Roy
Benjamin Bradford
B: 1932-10-20
D: 2021-01-05
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Bradford, Benjamin
Norma Vejil
B: 1956-02-27
D: 2021-01-04
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Vejil, Norma
Constance Bannister
B: 1951-08-30
D: 2021-01-04
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Bannister, Constance
Vijayan Jesudason
B: 1932-06-09
D: 2021-01-03
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Jesudason, Vijayan
Emma Phillips
B: 1932-10-06
D: 2020-12-31
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Phillips, Emma
Paul Montano
B: 1939-08-07
D: 2020-12-30
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Montano, Paul
Louis Bevacqua
B: 1954-07-07
D: 2020-12-30
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Bevacqua, Louis
Marjorie Sidman
B: 1930-08-24
D: 2020-12-28
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Sidman, Marjorie
Marie Verheyen
B: 1932-02-17
D: 2020-12-28
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Verheyen, Marie
Manuel Villa
B: 1935-06-28
D: 2020-12-28
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Villa, Manuel
Evelyn Cosper
B: 1924-04-25
D: 2020-12-27
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Cosper, Evelyn
Esequiel Castro
B: 1932-03-03
D: 2020-12-26
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Castro, Esequiel
Eddie Lucero
B: 1945-10-13
D: 2020-12-26
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Lucero, Eddie
Matthew Kuchinka
B: 1924-01-18
D: 2020-12-23
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Kuchinka, Matthew

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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.