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Frederick Stephenson
B: 1926-08-23
D: 2018-10-11
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Stephenson, Frederick
Henry Dallmeier
B: 1930-02-26
D: 2018-10-11
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Dallmeier, Henry
Nikolas Loukopoulos
B: 1942-06-28
D: 2018-10-09
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Loukopoulos, Nikolas
Monique Everton
B: 1957-08-15
D: 2018-10-04
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Everton, Monique
Norbert Hutlet
B: 1948-11-19
D: 2018-10-04
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Hutlet, Norbert
Richard Hebert
B: 1954-09-26
D: 2018-10-02
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Hebert, Richard
Michael Hyska
B: 1929-12-05
D: 2018-10-01
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Hyska, Michael
Noel Shepherd
B: 1941-03-30
D: 2018-09-30
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Shepherd, Noel
William Kohut
B: 1944-09-05
D: 2018-09-29
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Kohut, William
William Dong
B: 1936-08-14
D: 2018-09-28
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Dong, William
Alva Cowan
B: 1932-02-20
D: 2018-09-26
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Cowan, Alva
Lyle Wark
B: 1928-06-11
D: 2018-09-26
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Wark, Lyle
Dorothy Forrest
B: 1933-04-24
D: 2018-09-25
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Forrest, Dorothy
Francis Richard
B: 1957-10-11
D: 2018-09-25
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Richard, Francis
Marlene Drury
B: 1948-06-30
D: 2018-09-25
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Drury, Marlene
Colleen Jessiman
B: 1948-11-31
D: 2018-09-23
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Jessiman, Colleen
Frank Orestes
B: 1928-10-30
D: 2018-09-22
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Orestes, Frank
Aileen Fiddler
B: 1922-07-26
D: 2018-09-20
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Fiddler, Aileen
Dorothy Fry
B: 1921-06-15
D: 2018-09-19
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Fry, Dorothy
Kathleen Bouchat
B: 1926-04-27
D: 2018-09-19
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Bouchat, Kathleen
William Coward
B: 1946-05-22
D: 2018-09-18
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Coward, William

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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.

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