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Frank Saldana
B: 1960-01-16
D: 2017-11-18
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Saldana, Frank
Walter Smith
B: 1953-11-18
D: 2017-11-15
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Smith, Walter
Mario Pereira
B: 1967-09-17
D: 2017-11-11
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Pereira, Mario
Felicita Viana
B: 1923-09-04
D: 2017-11-08
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Viana, Felicita
Ramon Solis
B: 1927-03-19
D: 2017-11-06
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Solis, Ramon
Lula Wingard
B: 1917-08-08
D: 2017-11-04
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Wingard, Lula
Joseph Vitolo
B: 1925-01-06
D: 2017-11-03
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Vitolo, Joseph
James Burns
B: 1938-09-20
D: 2017-11-03
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Burns, James
John Rourke
B: 1942-09-15
D: 2017-11-03
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Rourke, John
Willie Butts
B: 1943-07-15
D: 2017-11-01
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Butts, Willie
Clement Raymond
B: 1933-09-03
D: 2017-11-01
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Raymond, Clement
David Lopez
B: 1960-09-21
D: 2017-10-31
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Lopez, David
Montrue Mattern
B: 1915-04-05
D: 2017-10-27
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Mattern, Montrue
Barbara Browning Jackson
B: 1934-10-06
D: 2017-10-27
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Browning Jackson, Barbara
Laura Hughes
B: 1983-04-06
D: 2017-10-27
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Hughes, Laura
Cora Caudle
B: 1922-05-31
D: 2017-10-27
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Caudle, Cora
Lee Holland
B: 1933-07-14
D: 2017-10-24
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Holland, Lee
Glenda Browning
B: 1943-03-30
D: 2017-10-22
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Browning, Glenda
Steven Clayson
B: 1988-04-06
D: 2017-10-21
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Clayson, Steven
Gail Vinson
B: 1956-08-24
D: 2017-10-21
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Vinson, Gail
Perry Portee
B: 1942-04-07
D: 2017-10-19
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Portee, Perry

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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.