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Carol Gaede
B: 1947-05-30
D: 2018-07-17
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Gaede, Carol
Craig Featherstone
B: 1935-01-11
D: 2018-07-17
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Featherstone, Craig
Mary Lynne Cameron
B: 1970-06-10
D: 2018-07-16
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Cameron, Mary Lynne
Elizabeth Ball "Liz" "Betty"
B: 1939-11-12
D: 2018-07-15
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Ball "Liz" "Betty", Elizabeth
Ivan Turcic
B: 1936-12-15
D: 2018-07-14
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Turcic, Ivan
James Graham
B: 1936-05-14
D: 2018-07-14
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Graham, James
Maureen Magas
B: 1959-09-10
D: 2018-07-14
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Magas, Maureen
Pietro Colosimo
B: 1942-10-22
D: 2018-07-13
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Colosimo, Pietro
Ronald Young
B: 1949-12-01
D: 2018-07-12
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Young, Ronald
Patrick Guay
B: 1951-01-03
D: 2018-07-12
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Guay, Patrick
John Nickorick
B: 1929-08-11
D: 2018-07-12
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Nickorick, John
Ethel Trouten
B: 1928-12-23
D: 2018-07-11
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Trouten, Ethel
Frederick Featherstone
B: 1943-01-20
D: 2018-07-11
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Featherstone, Frederick
Jean Leach
B: 1926-03-14
D: 2018-07-11
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Leach, Jean
Henry Murphy
B: 1929-03-24
D: 2018-07-10
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Murphy, Henry
Patricia Horrigan
B: 1926-01-24
D: 2018-07-10
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Horrigan, Patricia
Louis Rizzuto
B: 1927-02-04
D: 2018-07-10
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Rizzuto, Louis
June Marucci
B: 1932-06-23
D: 2018-07-10
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Marucci, June
Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Williams
B: 1952-10-16
D: 2018-07-09
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Williams, Mary Elizabeth "Liz"
Thomas Hutton
B: 1932-01-13
D: 2018-07-09
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Hutton, Thomas
Eleanor Powell
B: 1944-11-19
D: 2018-07-09
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Powell, Eleanor

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Grace Kilgallen
In Memory of
Grace Euphemia Kilgallen (Tait)
1928 - 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.