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Thomas Wysocki
B: 1933-06-10
D: 2020-03-27
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Wysocki, Thomas
Jack Wysocki
B: 1940-04-11
D: 2020-03-19
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Wysocki, Jack
Edna Robinson
B: 1920-04-06
D: 2020-03-19
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Robinson , Edna
Rita Wendell
B: 1933-11-11
D: 2020-03-17
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Wendell, Rita
Donna Adler
B: 1947-03-19
D: 2020-02-21
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Adler, Donna
Ruth DeTraglia
B: 1920-06-05
D: 2020-02-19
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DeTraglia, Ruth
Norma Brenenstuhl
B: 1923-10-04
D: 2020-02-15
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Brenenstuhl, Norma
Norman Scott
B: 1923-05-07
D: 2020-02-05
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Scott, Norman
Joan Hoffman
B: 1937-07-06
D: 2020-02-04
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Hoffman, Joan
Yvonne Lynds
B: 1943-09-20
D: 2020-02-03
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Lynds, Yvonne
Marian DeGraaf
B: 1939-12-29
D: 2020-02-02
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DeGraaf, Marian
Daniel Taber
B: 1976-01-14
D: 2020-01-24
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Taber, Daniel
Michael Foster
B: 1979-03-29
D: 2020-01-24
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Foster, Michael
Patricia Herrington
B: 1942-04-14
D: 2020-01-24
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Herrington, Patricia
Elizabeth Peer
B: 1927-07-22
D: 2020-01-22
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Peer, Elizabeth
Helen Restino
D: 2020-01-15
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Restino, Helen
Margaret Rousseau
B: 1928-01-04
D: 2019-12-26
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Rousseau, Margaret
Mary Martin
B: 1941-11-03
D: 2019-12-11
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Martin, Mary
Gerry Surdam
B: 1959-04-01
D: 2019-12-04
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Surdam, Gerry
Jerry Jones
B: 1936-03-22
D: 2019-11-28
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Jones, Jerry
Ronald Stevens
D: 2019-11-28
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Stevens, Ronald

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Paul  Cipperly
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Paul  H.
Cipperly
1949 - 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.