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Richard Miller
B: 1924-05-05
D: 2019-04-16
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Miller, Richard
Joanne Depew
B: 1949-10-13
D: 2019-04-13
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Depew, Joanne
Richard Emard
B: 1931-07-03
D: 2019-04-12
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Emard, Richard
Wayne Limosani
B: 1961-10-25
D: 2019-04-11
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Limosani, Wayne
Reinaldo Rivas
B: 1958-01-06
D: 2019-04-08
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Rivas, Reinaldo
Peter Kross
B: 1930-04-02
D: 2019-04-08
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Kross, Peter
Alan Friedman
B: 1938-07-31
D: 2019-04-06
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Friedman, Alan
Charles Giangrande
B: 1944-01-24
D: 2019-04-04
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Giangrande, Charles
Sheila Fetto
B: 1956-06-29
D: 2019-04-04
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Fetto, Sheila
Yolanda Rascati
B: 1922-12-05
D: 2019-04-03
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Rascati, Yolanda
Daniel Ellis
B: 1962-10-20
D: 2019-04-03
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Ellis, Daniel
Barbara Altieri
B: 1936-12-27
D: 2019-04-01
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Altieri, Barbara
Eleanor Squeglia
B: 1930-05-17
D: 2019-03-31
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Squeglia, Eleanor
Rosemary Donahue
B: 1922-12-24
D: 2019-03-31
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Donahue, Rosemary
Dominick Limosani
B: 1935-05-24
D: 2019-03-29
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Limosani, Dominick
Concetta Laudano
B: 1928-01-06
D: 2019-03-28
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Laudano, Concetta
Doris Chvisuk
B: 1925-07-03
D: 2019-03-27
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Chvisuk, Doris
Michael Healey
B: 1949-09-11
D: 2019-03-27
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Healey, Michael
Rosa Rosario
B: 1939-07-21
D: 2019-03-26
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Rosario, Rosa
Theresa Dini
B: 1928-05-04
D: 2019-03-24
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Dini, Theresa
Mildred Quinones
B: 1944-10-19
D: 2019-03-22
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Quinones, Mildred

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Joseph Marchionni
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1927 - 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.