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Alexander Karr
B: 1992-06-06
D: 2017-10-17
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Karr, Alexander
Helen Borger
B: 1917-04-24
D: 2017-10-12
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Borger, Helen
Connie Stiver
B: 1955-03-15
D: 2017-10-07
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Stiver, Connie
Joyce Anderson
B: 1955-01-22
D: 2017-09-26
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Anderson, Joyce
Mary Staco
B: 1923-04-29
D: 2017-09-12
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Staco, Mary
Paul Lenker
B: 1964-01-16
D: 2017-09-12
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Lenker, Paul
Roberta Firestone
B: 1941-09-24
D: 2017-09-11
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Firestone, Roberta
Jonathan Hocking
B: 1951-11-11
D: 2017-09-04
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Hocking, Jonathan
Lois Addleman
B: 1925-09-10
D: 2017-08-30
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Addleman, Lois
Lynn Dutrow
B: 1935-03-22
D: 2017-08-19
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Dutrow, Lynn
Robert Retorick
B: 1927-03-03
D: 2017-08-11
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Retorick, Robert
Jay Stauffer
B: 1925-04-16
D: 2017-08-05
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Stauffer, Jay
William O'Brien
B: 1939-04-07
D: 2017-07-18
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O'Brien, William
Jean Muthersbaugh
B: 1930-10-05
D: 2017-07-16
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Muthersbaugh, Jean
Clayton Cingle
B: 1995-06-28
D: 2017-07-15
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Cingle, Clayton
Sarah Hommel
B: 1943-04-15
D: 2017-07-11
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Hommel, Sarah
Diana Martin
B: 1923-06-15
D: 2017-07-11
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Martin, Diana
Nathan Bolich
B: 1999-01-19
D: 2017-07-10
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Bolich, Nathan
Norma Meyer
B: 1932-03-24
D: 2017-07-01
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Meyer, Norma
Jerry Murray
B: 1949-02-01
D: 2017-06-27
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Murray, Jerry
Mildred Searfoss
B: 1920-03-15
D: 2017-06-21
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Searfoss, Mildred

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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.