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Evelyn Thomas
B: 1921-08-21
D: 2018-12-01
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Thomas, Evelyn
Yves Jacques
B: 1962-04-08
D: 2018-11-23
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Jacques, Yves
Marie Laguerre
B: 1926-02-02
D: 2018-11-22
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Laguerre, Marie
Mauril Valmeus
B: 1928-02-28
D: 2018-11-20
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Valmeus, Mauril
Nina Giddings
B: 1921-09-18
D: 2018-11-16
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Giddings, Nina
J. Julian Johnson
B: 1941-09-09
D: 2018-11-15
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Johnson, J. Julian
Marylene Forde
B: 1942-01-03
D: 2018-11-14
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Forde, Marylene
Rose Dormeus
B: 1952-05-24
D: 2018-11-14
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Dormeus, Rose
Linda Dixon
B: 1960-04-11
D: 2018-11-13
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Dixon, Linda
Eileen Edwards
B: 1927-11-01
D: 2018-11-13
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Edwards, Eileen
Wayne Peters
B: 1958-09-10
D: 2018-11-12
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Peters, Wayne
Marie Felix
B: 1925-07-17
D: 2018-11-08
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Felix, Marie
Deborah Shoy
B: 1955-07-21
D: 2018-11-07
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Shoy, Deborah
Sheryl Rudder
B: 1968-02-26
D: 2018-11-06
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Rudder, Sheryl
Pierre Polynice
B: 1929-06-15
D: 2018-11-03
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Polynice, Pierre
Aileen O'Pharrow
B: 1924-11-30
D: 2018-11-02
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O'Pharrow, Aileen
Claudette Duncan
B: 1941-12-31
D: 2018-10-29
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Duncan, Claudette
Matthew Hyre
B: 2000-09-09
D: 2018-10-29
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Hyre, Matthew
Tanisha Arias
B: 1979-05-04
D: 2018-10-27
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Arias, Tanisha
Paula Hewett
B: 1957-12-09
D: 2018-10-24
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Hewett, Paula
Paula Hewett
B: 1957-12-09
D: 2018-10-24
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Hewett, Paula

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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.