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Raymond Grinion
B: 1984-11-17
D: 2018-05-12
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Grinion, Raymond
Philomarie Jean-Francois
B: 1949-03-26
D: 2018-05-02
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Jean-Francois, Philomarie
Amy Barton
B: 1924-06-26
D: 2018-05-11
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Barton, Amy
Henry Murdock
B: 1966-08-23
D: 2018-05-06
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Murdock, Henry
Martinez McNeil
B: 1956-09-22
D: 2018-04-30
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McNeil, Martinez
Vertida Almeza
B: 1925-04-25
D: 2018-04-30
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Almeza, Vertida
Willie Thompson
B: 1932-10-31
D: 2018-04-29
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Thompson, Willie
Vernarda Smith
B: 1960-08-25
D: 2018-05-02
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Smith, Vernarda
Valencia Hadley
B: 1971-05-18
D: 2018-04-28
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Hadley, Valencia
Lawrence Douglas
B: 1934-07-27
D: 2018-04-08
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Douglas, Lawrence
Michael Shelton
B: 1942-12-16
D: 2018-04-07
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Shelton, Michael
Calvin Harris
B: 1934-12-28
D: 2018-04-08
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Harris, Calvin
Lawrence Jemmott
B: 1987-05-09
D: 2018-04-02
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Jemmott, Lawrence
Lonell Holloman
B: 1980-12-21
D: 2018-04-06
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Holloman, Lonell
Larry Heckstall
B: 1957-10-24
D: 2018-04-05
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Heckstall, Larry
Mark Wilson
B: 1967-08-01
D: 2018-03-28
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Wilson, Mark
Malcolm Williams
B: 1959-08-24
D: 2018-04-01
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Williams, Malcolm
Joseph Arneaud
B: 1950-08-06
D: 2018-03-24
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Arneaud, Joseph
Alonzo White
B: 1971-10-19
D: 2018-03-26
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White, Alonzo
Sylvia Rosario
B: 1936-01-18
D: 2018-03-27
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Rosario, Sylvia
Lori Cox
B: 1964-10-04
D: 2018-03-20
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Cox, Lori

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Martinez McNeil
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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.