Elizabeth Spalla
B: 1932-09-06
D: 2018-03-16
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Spalla, Elizabeth
Ruth Middlemas
B: 1923-11-25
D: 2018-03-15
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Middlemas, Ruth
Rosalie Von Achen
B: 1918-10-17
D: 2018-03-15
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Von Achen, Rosalie
Thomas Mancarella
B: 1945-03-27
D: 2018-03-11
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Mancarella, Thomas
James Droney
B: 1928-08-18
D: 2018-03-10
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Droney, James
Sandra Nevico
B: 1951-10-22
D: 2018-03-02
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Nevico, Sandra
Suzanne Watrous
B: 1932-08-30
D: 2018-02-27
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Watrous, Suzanne
Norman Beaulieu
B: 1951-12-11
D: 2018-02-26
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Beaulieu, Norman
Carol Hileman
B: 1936-10-24
D: 2018-02-24
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Hileman, Carol
Evangeline Sayers
B: 1916-06-26
D: 2018-02-14
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Sayers, Evangeline
Rose Conn
B: 1915-06-05
D: 2018-02-12
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Conn, Rose
Catherine Vaughan
B: 1927-11-02
D: 2018-02-11
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Vaughan, Catherine
Michael Cuddigan
B: 1939-08-24
D: 2018-02-11
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Cuddigan, Michael
Mary Lorayne Chamberland
B: 1922-03-19
D: 2018-02-10
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Chamberland, Mary Lorayne
Rosemarie Cattanio
B: 1933-05-10
D: 2018-02-07
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Cattanio, Rosemarie
Marguerita Rafala
B: 1929-10-22
D: 2018-02-03
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Rafala, Marguerita
Stephen Holota
B: 1948-01-02
D: 2018-01-30
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Holota, Stephen
Paul Mazzarella
B: 1929-11-28
D: 2018-01-28
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Mazzarella, Paul
Joanne Walsh
B: 1932-05-11
D: 2018-01-22
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Walsh, Joanne
Johanna Weed
B: 1933-05-30
D: 2018-01-19
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Weed, Johanna
Helen Puchalski
B: 1920-10-19
D: 2018-01-16
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Puchalski, Helen


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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.