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Brenda Parry
B: 1960-12-09
D: 2018-08-21
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Parry, Brenda
Dorothy Miller
B: 1927-04-08
D: 2018-08-20
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Miller, Dorothy
Jonathan Beall
B: 1996-08-29
D: 2018-08-16
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Beall, Jonathan
Nancy Renner
B: 1937-04-27
D: 2018-08-12
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Renner, Nancy
Brenda Rohrbaugh
B: 1947-02-07
D: 2018-08-11
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Rohrbaugh, Brenda
Rita Bauhof
B: 1943-09-30
D: 2018-08-09
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Bauhof, Rita
Louis Maira
B: 1939-06-13
D: 2018-08-05
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Maira, Louis
Arleen Myers
B: 1939-08-25
D: 2018-08-04
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Myers, Arleen
Brian Rampolla
B: 1991-01-20
D: 2018-08-04
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Rampolla, Brian
Suzanne Sichel
B: 1955-09-30
D: 2018-08-03
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Sichel, Suzanne
James Caputo
B: 1967-09-02
D: 2018-08-03
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Caputo, James
Jessie Abbott
B: 1936-05-20
D: 2018-08-02
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Abbott, Jessie
Matthias Listwan
B: 2000-02-02
D: 2018-08-02
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Listwan, Matthias
Ethel McNally
B: 1920-12-18
D: 2018-08-01
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McNally, Ethel
Lane Smith
B: 1937-09-12
D: 2018-07-31
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Smith, Lane
Ruth Houck
B: 1928-05-20
D: 2018-07-29
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Houck, Ruth
Ray Miller
B: 1927-08-08
D: 2018-07-24
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Miller, Ray
Margaret Gallagher
B: 1933-01-26
D: 2018-07-21
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Gallagher, Margaret
Larry Pullen
B: 1946-04-17
D: 2018-07-20
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Pullen, Larry
Michael Peters
B: 1968-02-16
D: 2018-07-18
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Peters, Michael
Carolyn Whitney
B: 1944-07-02
D: 2018-07-18
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Whitney, Carolyn

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William Douglas
In Memory of
William Thomas "Tom"
Douglas
1960 - 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.