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Mary White
B: 1932-07-02
D: 2020-05-26
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White, Mary
Ivy West
B: 1930-06-10
D: 2020-05-24
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West, Ivy
Frederick Dawson
B: 1922-10-29
D: 2020-05-23
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Dawson, Frederick
Trixie Smith
B: 1930-10-01
D: 2020-05-21
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Smith , Trixie
Randolph Coles
B: 1928-01-26
D: 2020-05-20
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Coles, Randolph
Sylvia Forsey
B: 1941-04-06
D: 2020-05-19
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Forsey, Sylvia
Joseph Wicks
B: 1949-09-24
D: 2020-05-17
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Wicks, Joseph
Jimmy Lush
B: 1952-02-15
D: 2020-05-17
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Lush, Jimmy
Maxwell Hayward
B: 1939-07-26
D: 2020-05-16
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Hayward, Maxwell
Bonnie Isabel Nippard
B: 1942-08-28
D: 2020-05-12
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Nippard, Bonnie Isabel
Pauline Budgell
B: 1954-02-16
D: 2020-05-05
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Budgell, Pauline
Ursula Mullaly
B: 1938-09-17
D: 2020-04-28
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Mullaly, Ursula
Anita Young
B: 1955-05-15
D: 2020-04-28
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Young, Anita
Dale Maxine Hart
B: 1961-10-01
D: 2020-04-27
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Hart, Dale Maxine
Boey Chee Wong
B: 1929-09-14
D: 2020-04-24
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Wong, Boey Chee
Donna Downey
B: 1949-07-21
D: 2020-04-23
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Downey , Donna
Almond Sheppard
B: 1959-07-31
D: 2020-04-22
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Sheppard, Almond
Edwin Collis
B: 1936-04-09
D: 2020-04-14
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Collis, Edwin
Ewart Piercey
B: 1947-01-11
D: 2020-04-09
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Piercey, Ewart
Isabelle (Beatrice) Harris
B: 1932-07-03
D: 2020-04-06
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Harris, Isabelle (Beatrice)
Lucy Sturge
B: 1923-10-05
D: 2020-04-03
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Sturge, Lucy

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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.