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Sandy Coffindaffer
B: 1954-05-29
D: 2019-01-15
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Coffindaffer, Sandy
Terry Gigot
B: 1944-06-17
D: 2019-01-14
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Gigot, Terry
Genabeba (Geneva) Pauda
B: 1935-01-03
D: 2019-01-13
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Pauda, Genabeba (Geneva)
S. Hands
B: 1925-12-06
D: 2019-01-13
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Hands, S.
Cynthia Garcia
B: 1968-02-24
D: 2019-01-12
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Garcia, Cynthia
Melba Forsythe
B: 1919-06-26
D: 2019-01-12
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Forsythe, Melba
Mary Angeles
B: 1956-10-14
D: 2019-01-10
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Angeles, Mary
Wynn Laird
B: 1947-05-29
D: 2019-01-09
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Laird, Wynn
Gordon Jones
B: 1932-08-05
D: 2019-01-09
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Jones, Gordon
Everett Bray
B: 1939-10-27
D: 2019-01-08
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Bray, Everett
Mariam Pedigo
B: 1931-10-07
D: 2019-01-07
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Pedigo, Mariam
Roman Guzman
B: 1992-08-10
D: 2019-01-06
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Guzman, Roman
Opal Sroufe
B: 1928-02-23
D: 2019-01-06
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Sroufe, Opal
Russell Landon
B: 1955-11-03
D: 2019-01-06
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Landon, Russell
Margaret Williams
B: 1927-01-03
D: 2019-01-05
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Williams, Margaret
Sharon Brown
B: 1942-08-22
D: 2019-01-05
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Brown, Sharon
Kenneth Johnson
B: 1931-07-06
D: 2019-01-01
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Johnson, Kenneth
Bernice Seyb
B: 1920-01-13
D: 2019-01-01
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Seyb, Bernice
Leroy Robinson
B: 1924-12-09
D: 2019-01-01
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Robinson, Leroy
Pauline Hahn
B: 1928-09-11
D: 2018-12-31
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Hahn, Pauline
Sharon Bradfield
B: 1947-06-18
D: 2018-12-30
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Bradfield, Sharon

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Harriet Lewis
In Memory of
Harriet M.
Lewis
1931 - 2018
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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.