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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
Doris Jestin
B: 1920-12-26
D: 2018-07-19
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Jestin, Doris
Vera "Dianne" Mellon
B: 1944-08-03
D: 2018-07-19
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Mellon, Vera "Dianne"
Frances Scott
B: 1935-12-27
D: 2018-07-16
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Scott, Frances
Betty Stewart
B: 1933-01-17
D: 2018-07-14
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Stewart, Betty
Sheila Foster
B: 1949-10-04
D: 2018-07-07
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Foster, Sheila
Charles Ockenden
B: 1922-08-18
D: 2018-07-02
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Ockenden, Charles
George Howard "Hud" Gibson
B: 1947-11-29
D: 2018-06-28
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Gibson, George Howard "Hud"
Gwendolyn Albada
B: 1920-08-15
D: 2018-06-04
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Albada, Gwendolyn
Frances Pierce
B: 1930-04-29
D: 2018-04-29
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Pierce, Frances
Joshua Brown
B: 2002-03-22
D: 2018-04-22
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Brown, Joshua
James Askin
B: 1963-06-01
D: 2018-04-17
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Askin, James
Susanne Raback
B: 1975-08-11
D: 2018-04-06
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Raback, Susanne
Marlene Anderson
B: 1938-09-29
D: 2018-04-02
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Anderson, Marlene
Robert "Bob" Johnston
B: 1942-11-20
D: 2018-03-21
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Johnston, Robert "Bob"
Joyce Adams
B: 1931-09-24
D: 2018-03-21
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Adams, Joyce
Maria van den Brink
B: 1930-08-31
D: 2018-03-14
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van den Brink, Maria
Karen Bishop
B: 1963-01-16
D: 2018-03-11
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Bishop, Karen
Bradley Cripps
B: 1955-08-16
D: 2018-03-06
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Cripps, Bradley

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George MacPhail
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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.