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Rosemary Stearns
B: 1936-04-04
D: 2018-09-23
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Stearns, Rosemary
Kasonga Kumuamba
B: 1960-09-01
D: 2018-09-21
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Kumuamba, Kasonga
Mark Wilson
B: 1945-04-02
D: 2018-09-18
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Wilson, Mark
Bobby Collvins
B: 1937-01-30
D: 2018-09-16
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Collvins, Bobby
Jimmy Lackey
B: 1946-03-06
D: 2018-09-16
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Lackey, Jimmy
Alan Alcorn
B: 1943-12-01
D: 2018-09-16
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Alcorn, Alan
Nettie Lambert
B: 1948-01-11
D: 2018-09-16
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Lambert, Nettie
Doris Smiley-Grayson
B: 1923-07-20
D: 2018-09-12
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Smiley-Grayson, Doris
LaVerne Hicks
B: 1917-08-08
D: 2018-09-12
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Hicks, LaVerne
Tim DeWeese
B: 1943-07-06
D: 2018-09-10
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DeWeese, Tim
Harry Sangster
B: 1956-06-15
D: 2018-09-10
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Sangster, Harry
Bobbie Robins
B: 1931-03-09
D: 2018-09-09
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Robins, Bobbie
Filberto Martinez
B: 1933-08-20
D: 2018-09-07
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Martinez, Filberto
Bonnie Witamyer
B: 1935-03-30
D: 2018-09-07
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Witamyer, Bonnie
Leah Pena
B: 2018-09-06
D: 2018-09-06
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Pena, Leah
Kenneth Baldwin
B: 1928-10-05
D: 2018-09-04
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Baldwin, Kenneth
Steve Newman
B: 1955-09-01
D: 2018-09-03
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Newman, Steve
Karen Williamson
B: 1954-11-11
D: 2018-09-02
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Williamson, Karen
Janice Miller
B: 1943-07-21
D: 2018-09-02
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Miller, Janice
Sue Kirkpatrick
B: 1936-11-23
D: 2018-08-31
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Kirkpatrick, Sue
Dessie Ross
B: 1922-09-26
D: 2018-08-28
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Ross, Dessie

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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.