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Dorothy Hanna
B: 1925-05-25
D: 2017-05-07
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Hanna, Dorothy
Rose Lim Wan Yu
B: 1924-06-26
D: 2017-05-06
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Wan Yu, Rose Lim
Julia Knowles
B: 1922-10-19
D: 2017-05-03
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Knowles, Julia
Peter Bainbridge
B: 1931-10-02
D: 2017-04-19
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Bainbridge, Peter
Christine Ford
B: 1954-04-18
D: 2017-04-19
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Ford, Christine
Donald Axford
B: 1939-07-20
D: 2017-03-29
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Axford, Donald
Lois Brymer
B: 1946-04-24
D: 2017-03-27
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Brymer, Lois
Audrey Henry
B: 1920-12-28
D: 2017-03-25
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Henry, Audrey
Parvin Saadati
B: 1957-11-28
D: 2017-03-19
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Saadati, Parvin
Roger Latta
B: 1937-06-22
D: 2017-03-11
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Latta, Roger
Zahra Majdpour
B: 1934-04-02
D: 2017-02-25
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Majdpour, Zahra
Mashallah Ershad
B: 1927-02-15
D: 2017-02-19
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Ershad, Mashallah
Martha Calvert
B: 1935-10-02
D: 2017-02-10
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Calvert, Martha
Maria Mackie
B: 1935-09-12
D: 2017-02-09
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Mackie, Maria
Dr. N. Stewart Madill
B: 1934-05-08
D: 2017-02-09
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Madill, Dr. N. Stewart
Massoud Fazlinejad
B: 1947-07-06
D: 2017-01-25
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Fazlinejad, Massoud
Gerald Beach
B: 1924-04-15
D: 2017-01-23
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Beach, Gerald
Gail Vickerstaff
B: 1939-11-06
D: 2017-01-06
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Vickerstaff, Gail
Sui Chi Chow
D: 2016-12-30
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Chow, Sui Chi
Karen Treider
B: 1925-05-19
D: 2016-12-26
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Treider, Karen
Mariusz Michalowski
B: 1984-11-19
D: 2016-12-16
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Michalowski, Mariusz

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Dr. N. Stewart Madill
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Dr. N. Stewart Madill
1934 - 2017
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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.