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Carmela Alonge
B: 1934-07-27
D: 2018-04-20
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Alonge, Carmela
Paul Lugumira
B: 1962-03-01
D: 2018-04-18
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Lugumira, Paul
Joseph Laffey
B: 1935-06-07
D: 2018-04-16
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Laffey, Joseph
Orlando Capizzi
B: 1928-10-14
D: 2018-04-16
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Capizzi, Orlando
Federico Guevara
B: 1938-01-25
D: 2018-04-12
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Guevara, Federico
William Kane
B: 1932-11-12
D: 2018-04-11
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Kane, William
Claudette Morin
B: 1951-01-21
D: 2018-04-07
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Morin, Claudette
Jeffery Hennessy
B: 1990-01-02
D: 2018-04-05
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Hennessy, Jeffery
Linda MacDonald
B: 1956-03-11
D: 2018-04-01
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MacDonald, Linda
Lena Strom
B: 1927-12-31
D: 2018-03-29
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Strom, Lena
Lisa Wayland
B: 1963-01-09
D: 2018-03-27
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Wayland, Lisa
Vahid Khaze
B: 1926-07-11
D: 2018-03-22
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Khaze, Vahid
Robert Fisher
B: 1936-12-17
D: 2018-03-21
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Fisher, Robert
John Zamoida
B: 1953-01-15
D: 2018-03-21
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Zamoida, John
Joseph Rizza
B: 1929-12-29
D: 2018-03-15
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Rizza, Joseph
Barbara LeBlanc
B: 1933-07-02
D: 2018-03-10
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LeBlanc, Barbara
Gerard Palumbo
B: 1929-09-04
D: 2018-03-09
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Palumbo, Gerard
Marie McNamara
B: 1926-10-30
D: 2018-03-08
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McNamara, Marie
John Mele
B: 1934-10-20
D: 2018-03-07
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Mele, John
Emily Calvo
B: 1922-09-09
D: 2018-03-04
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Calvo, Emily
Maria Contrino
B: 1913-12-19
D: 2018-03-03
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Contrino, Maria

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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.