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Winston Reid
B: 1942-12-20
D: 2018-12-06
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Reid, Winston
Eleanor Edison
B: 1927-04-13
D: 2018-12-06
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Edison, Eleanor
Gerald Dooley
B: 1927-07-26
D: 2018-12-04
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Dooley, Gerald
Malcolm Critchley
B: 1964-12-23
D: 2018-11-27
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Critchley, Malcolm
Olive Northcott
B: 1946-06-08
D: 2018-11-27
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Northcott, Olive
Ida Locke
B: 1933-02-13
D: 2018-11-26
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Locke, Ida
Hazel Batstone
B: 1923-01-28
D: 2018-11-22
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Batstone, Hazel
Kevin Francis Butler
B: 1962-07-16
D: 2018-11-21
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Butler, Kevin Francis
Yvonne Wheaton
B: 1941-10-18
D: 2018-11-19
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Wheaton, Yvonne
Nealie Kirkland
B: 1947-01-06
D: 2018-11-13
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Kirkland, Nealie
Rosco "Rocky" Shea
B: 1937-06-07
D: 2018-11-11
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Shea, Rosco "Rocky"
Robert Lush
B: 1937-02-16
D: 2018-11-06
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Lush, Robert
Ernest Hodder
B: 1932-10-10
D: 2018-11-05
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Hodder, Ernest
Howard Greene Jr
B: 1950-11-09
D: 2018-10-31
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Greene Jr, Howard
Roland Pritchett
B: 1932-05-31
D: 2018-10-28
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Pritchett, Roland
Ross Payne
B: 1944-03-27
D: 2018-10-26
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Payne, Ross
Douglas A. Torraville
B: 1955-08-03
D: 2018-10-23
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Torraville, Douglas A.
Frances Peckford
B: 1933-07-17
D: 2018-10-20
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Peckford, Frances
James Moss
B: 1945-08-03
D: 2018-10-14
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Moss, James
Terry A. Marshall
B: 1959-09-17
D: 2018-10-05
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Marshall, Terry A.
Gertrude "Trudy" Lush
B: 1938-04-20
D: 2018-10-05
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Lush, Gertrude "Trudy"

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1962 - 2017
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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.