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Robert Boczar
B: 1937-01-20
D: 2018-06-17
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Boczar, Robert
Charles Steinman
B: 1930-03-09
D: 2018-06-07
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Steinman, Charles
Mary Piland
B: 1926-11-21
D: 2018-06-09
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Piland, Mary
Shelby Stallings
B: 1938-08-22
D: 2018-06-05
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Stallings, Shelby
Ann Nissen
B: 1935-12-02
D: 2018-06-07
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Nissen, Ann
Marilyn Steele
B: 1931-10-02
D: 2018-06-04
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Steele, Marilyn
Josephine Styron
B: 1938-08-16
D: 2018-06-02
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Styron, Josephine
David Foutz
B: 1967-07-18
D: 2018-06-01
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Foutz, David
Regina Clark
B: 1958-03-28
D: 2018-05-31
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Clark, Regina
L. Crigger
B: 1929-10-04
D: 2018-05-15
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Crigger, L.
David Mason
B: 1960-12-28
D: 2018-05-27
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Mason, David
Myrtle Baker
B: 1932-09-23
D: 2018-05-30
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Baker, Myrtle
Edna Nichelson
B: 1960-10-26
D: 2018-05-25
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Nichelson, Edna
Timothy Minor
D: 2018-05-27
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Minor, Timothy
Richard Hamilton
B: 1935-06-28
D: 2018-05-27
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Hamilton, Richard
Jacob Kamara
B: 2015-12-08
D: 2018-05-19
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Kamara, Jacob
Betty Russell
B: 1939-07-04
D: 2018-05-16
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Russell, Betty
Joyce Stern
B: 1932-12-25
D: 2018-05-17
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Stern, Joyce
Kevin Lowery
B: 1973-12-17
D: 2018-05-15
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Lowery, Kevin
Benjamin Reyes
B: 1932-04-03
D: 2018-05-10
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Reyes, Benjamin
David Elliott
B: 1951-10-23
D: 2018-05-15
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Elliott, David

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Robert Jacob Rickards Jr.
1957 - 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.