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Margaret Green
B: 1939-12-07
D: 2018-02-15
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Green, Margaret
Rosina Forrest
B: 1930-02-20
D: 2018-02-12
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Forrest, Rosina
Garry Prentice
B: 1950-07-29
D: 2018-02-10
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Prentice, Garry
Jean Mallory
B: 1936-07-18
D: 2018-02-06
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Mallory, Jean
Walter Van De Walle
B: 1935-03-25
D: 2018-02-01
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Van De Walle, Walter
Larry Williams
B: 1935-01-31
D: 2018-01-29
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Williams, Larry
Kym Murray
B: 1971-01-31
D: 2018-01-29
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Murray, Kym
Frances Denison
B: 1917-05-14
D: 2018-01-28
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Denison, Frances
Rudolf Sajevec
B: 1930-09-21
D: 2018-01-21
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Sajevec, Rudolf
Nathan Beattie
B: 1979-11-17
D: 2018-01-21
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Beattie, Nathan
Linda Rooney
B: 1949-01-31
D: 2018-01-21
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Rooney, Linda
Kenneth MacKenzie
B: 1931-08-23
D: 2018-01-20
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MacKenzie, Kenneth
William Fenlon
B: 1956-03-07
D: 2018-01-16
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Fenlon, William
Marian Wilson
B: 1936-08-13
D: 2018-01-16
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Wilson, Marian
Donald Armstrong
B: 1945-03-21
D: 2018-01-12
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Armstrong, Donald
Audrey Murphy
B: 1944-02-01
D: 2018-01-10
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Murphy, Audrey
Elva Sorensen
B: 1929-03-10
D: 2018-01-07
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Sorensen, Elva
Dorothy Kennedy
B: 1923-03-09
D: 2017-12-30
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Kennedy, Dorothy
Ernest Haley
B: 1929-03-19
D: 2017-12-28
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Haley, Ernest
June Hart
B: 1923-09-28
D: 2017-12-26
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Hart, June
Gerard Hunt
B: 1934-07-10
D: 2017-12-25
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Hunt, Gerard

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2002 - 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.