Obituaries

Percy Markham
B: 1921-11-25
D: 2018-11-12
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Markham, Percy
Ida Gordon
B: 1929-05-13
D: 2018-11-05
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Gordon, Ida
Wayne Cameron
B: 1950-08-31
D: 2018-10-26
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Cameron, Wayne
Randy Mitchell
B: 1950-04-20
D: 2018-10-08
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Mitchell, Randy
Lucy Synnott
B: 1930-12-04
D: 2018-10-07
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Synnott, Lucy
Joyce Rennie
B: 1933-07-08
D: 2018-10-06
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Rennie, Joyce
Kenneth Baskett
B: 1938-11-04
D: 2018-09-25
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Baskett, Kenneth
Norma Thornhill
B: 1930-09-25
D: 2018-09-23
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Thornhill, Norma
Elsie Ashworth
B: 1929-04-04
D: 2018-09-22
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Ashworth, Elsie
Wilma Byres
B: 1939-04-24
D: 2018-09-20
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Byres, Wilma
Leo Synnott
B: 1930-06-17
D: 2018-09-16
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Synnott, Leo
Sheila Jeffery
B: 1936-02-18
D: 2018-09-11
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Jeffery, Sheila
Elizabeth "Betty" Guthrie
B: 1919-05-08
D: 2018-09-11
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Guthrie, Elizabeth "Betty"
David Cameron
B: 1925-06-08
D: 2018-08-30
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Cameron, David
JoAnn Duval
B: 1932-05-16
D: 2018-08-29
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Duval, JoAnn
Ernest "Ernie" Mowat
B: 1950-08-11
D: 2018-08-24
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Mowat, Ernest "Ernie"
Donna Krapek
B: 1932-12-14
D: 2018-08-22
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Krapek, Donna
Charles Aldwell
B: 1954-12-08
D: 2018-08-17
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Aldwell, Charles
Lena Nelles
B: 1929-08-04
D: 2018-08-16
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Nelles, Lena
Fernanda "Nan" Braamse
B: 1953-05-18
D: 2018-07-25
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Braamse, Fernanda "Nan"
George Lockwood
B: 1946-06-19
D: 2018-07-21
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Lockwood, George

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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.