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Mary Romeo
B: 1929-12-03
D: 2022-06-17
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Romeo, Mary
Emilia Lopez
B: 1943-04-05
D: 2022-06-11
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Lopez, Emilia
K'Dawn Jackson
B: 1977-07-19
D: 2022-06-11
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Jackson, K'Dawn
Belinda Martinez
B: 1969-08-10
D: 2022-06-10
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Martinez, Belinda
Neil Weinbrenner
B: 1937-06-09
D: 2022-06-05
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Weinbrenner, Neil
Lynne Lack
B: 1937-08-15
D: 2022-06-02
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Lack, Lynne
Linda Buttram
B: 1953-08-31
D: 2022-05-30
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Buttram, Linda
Robert Guy Talamini
B: 1939-01-08
D: 2022-05-30
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Talamini, Robert Guy
Harry Connelly
B: 1934-04-25
D: 2022-05-29
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Connelly, Harry
John Herrera
B: 1939-02-28
D: 2022-05-29
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Herrera, John
Maria Silva
B: 1927-09-17
D: 2022-05-28
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Silva, Maria
Laverne Kenny
B: 1931-04-01
D: 2022-05-26
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Kenny, Laverne
Chelsea Benting
B: 1988-09-25
D: 2022-05-26
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Benting, Chelsea
Jerry Holsome
B: 1952-06-11
D: 2022-05-24
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Holsome, Jerry
Keith Miller
B: 1962-08-30
D: 2022-05-22
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Miller, Keith
Corina Barron
B: 1960-10-27
D: 2022-05-21
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Barron, Corina
Edwardo Enriquez
B: 1938-11-21
D: 2022-05-16
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Enriquez, Edwardo
George Wilson
B: 1960-08-23
D: 2022-05-16
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Wilson, George
Don Williamson
B: 1937-02-12
D: 2022-05-14
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Williamson, Don
Vivian Skramstad
B: 1928-08-01
D: 2022-05-13
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Skramstad, Vivian
Ernestine Olivas
B: 1933-01-27
D: 2022-05-12
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Olivas, Ernestine

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Gerald Hawkes
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Gerald Mc Vey
Hawkes
1943 - 2022
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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.