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Natalia Somova
B: 1939-12-20
D: 2020-07-01
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Somova, Natalia
Mary Topel
B: 1937-01-30
D: 2020-06-30
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Topel, Mary
Nick Kachmarik
B: 1959-10-09
D: 2020-06-29
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Kachmarik, Nick
Brenda Morris
B: 1954-07-28
D: 2020-06-28
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Morris, Brenda
Joyce Lephart
B: 1962-09-22
D: 2020-06-26
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Lephart, Joyce
Bernadine Tammerine
B: 1941-10-30
D: 2020-06-26
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Tammerine, Bernadine
Jack Myers
B: 1927-02-17
D: 2020-06-26
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Myers, Jack
Michael McCune
B: 1956-09-27
D: 2020-06-20
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McCune, Michael
Susan Sopko
B: 1947-10-11
D: 2020-06-20
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Sopko, Susan
Susan Craig
B: 1953-01-25
D: 2020-06-18
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Craig, Susan
Edward Franks
B: 1942-04-05
D: 2020-06-16
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Franks, Edward
Wilma Ramey
B: 1929-02-14
D: 2020-06-15
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Ramey, Wilma
Martin Weirich
B: 1951-09-09
D: 2020-06-14
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Weirich, Martin
James Cline
B: 1950-01-22
D: 2020-06-13
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Cline, James
Steven Hanel
B: 1955-01-29
D: 2020-06-13
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Hanel, Steven
Jennifer Free
B: 1978-04-10
D: 2020-06-13
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Free, Jennifer
Paul White
B: 1942-04-29
D: 2020-06-12
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White, Paul
Judith Treuschel
B: 1939-09-01
D: 2020-06-09
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Treuschel, Judith
James Pfleghaar
B: 1929-08-29
D: 2020-06-08
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Pfleghaar, James
Delphine Fodor
B: 1931-02-28
D: 2020-06-08
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Fodor, Delphine
Judy Khan
B: 1958-02-18
D: 2020-06-08
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Khan, Judy

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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.