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Suzanne Thompson Galotti
B: 1963-05-16
D: 2018-08-14
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Thompson Galotti, Suzanne
Patricia Plourde
B: 1937-03-30
D: 2018-08-12
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Plourde, Patricia
Mary Novakowski
B: 1922-05-17
D: 2018-08-12
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Novakowski, Mary
Rose Zwible
D: 2018-08-11
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Zwible, Rose
William Hyde
B: 1933-03-06
D: 2018-08-09
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Hyde, William
William Hyde
B: 1933-03-06
D: 2018-08-09
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Hyde, William
John Arnold
B: 1924-03-02
D: 2018-08-07
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Arnold, John
Romeo Menard
B: 1933-06-22
D: 2018-08-06
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Menard, Romeo
Francis Rogoz
B: 1932-05-13
D: 2018-07-31
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Rogoz, Francis
Edwin Andino
B: 1975-12-26
D: 2018-07-31
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Andino, Edwin
Josephine O'Connor
B: 1921-05-05
D: 2018-07-25
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O'Connor, Josephine
Aida Mendoza
B: 1936-11-16
D: 2018-07-24
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Mendoza, Aida
Benjamin Flis
B: 1937-05-28
D: 2018-07-23
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Flis, Benjamin
Michael Segedi
D: 2018-07-22
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Segedi, Michael
George DiMella
B: 1939-12-28
D: 2018-07-20
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DiMella, George
Rita Pouliot
B: 1929-06-25
D: 2018-07-17
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Pouliot, Rita
Heinz Wadle
B: 1929-06-11
D: 2018-07-16
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Wadle, Heinz
Robert Harnois
D: 2018-07-14
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Harnois, Robert
Jonathan Ward
B: 1980-09-01
D: 2018-07-14
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Ward, Jonathan
Keith McFadzen
B: 1955-12-20
D: 2018-07-11
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McFadzen, Keith
Phyllis Todd
B: 1930-01-14
D: 2018-07-08
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Todd, Phyllis

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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.