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John Dixon
B: 1926-07-10
D: 2019-11-09
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Dixon, John
John Deardorff
B: 1927-10-04
D: 2019-11-07
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Deardorff, John
Skip Brice
B: 1956-07-17
D: 2019-11-06
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Brice, Skip
Carla Hofer
B: 1953-12-30
D: 2019-11-05
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Hofer, Carla
James Brooks
B: 1926-04-12
D: 2019-11-05
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Brooks, James
James Holder
B: 1934-02-24
D: 2019-11-04
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Holder, James
Jeane Dato
B: 1936-02-27
D: 2019-11-01
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Dato, Jeane
Wanda Hartness
B: 1928-08-01
D: 2019-10-30
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Hartness, Wanda
Vickey Foley
B: 1948-01-20
D: 2019-10-30
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Foley, Vickey
Larry Vickers
B: 1948-04-28
D: 2019-10-29
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Vickers, Larry
Wilbur "Buddy" Wood
B: 1931-07-08
D: 2019-10-27
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Wood, Wilbur "Buddy"
Pam Darnell
B: 1958-09-27
D: 2019-10-25
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Darnell, Pam
Jesusa Gutierrez Roblez
B: 1944-12-24
D: 2019-10-23
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Roblez, Jesusa Gutierrez
Leslie Toland
B: 1932-02-09
D: 2019-10-22
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Toland, Leslie
Emma Brown
B: 1924-11-11
D: 2019-10-19
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Brown, Emma
Rachel McAdams
B: 1923-08-20
D: 2019-10-18
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McAdams, Rachel
Melissa Reeves
B: 1961-01-15
D: 2019-10-18
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Reeves, Melissa
William Pearman
B: 1937-05-17
D: 2019-10-18
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Pearman, William
Josie Guzman
B: 1948-07-27
D: 2019-10-16
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Guzman, Josie
Robin Marks
B: 1959-09-21
D: 2019-10-15
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Marks, Robin
Raymond Johnson
B: 1931-01-29
D: 2019-10-13
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Johnson, Raymond

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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.