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MaryAnn Pratt
B: 1942-09-05
D: 2018-06-12
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Pratt, MaryAnn
Raymond Pawlowski
B: 1931-08-08
D: 2018-06-12
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Pawlowski, Raymond
Wayne Woodward
B: 1930-03-27
D: 2018-06-11
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Woodward, Wayne
Rose Vergara
B: 1927-10-11
D: 2018-06-08
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Vergara, Rose
Walter Maskula
B: 1931-08-04
D: 2018-06-05
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Maskula, Walter
Margaret Mowday
B: 1928-11-30
D: 2018-06-03
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Mowday, Margaret
Marybelle Witmer
B: 1926-01-15
D: 2018-05-11
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Witmer, Marybelle
Constance Cully
B: 1934-10-28
D: 2018-05-11
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Cully, Constance
Patricia Taylor
B: 1952-05-28
D: 2018-05-10
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Taylor, Patricia
Harold Hendrickson
B: 1939-11-17
D: 2018-05-05
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Hendrickson, Harold
Joseph Riddle
B: 1920-02-24
D: 2018-04-28
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Riddle, Joseph
Marian Phillips
B: 1924-08-25
D: 2018-04-08
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Phillips, Marian
Robert Walton
B: 1984-01-13
D: 2018-04-01
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Walton, Robert
Catherine Bartone
B: 1926-01-16
D: 2018-03-28
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Bartone, Catherine
Mary Damico
B: 1924-10-19
D: 2018-03-28
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Damico, Mary
Lois Beadle
B: 1935-04-28
D: 2018-03-25
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Beadle, Lois
William Greaves
B: 1953-04-27
D: 2018-03-24
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Greaves, William
William Stanley
B: 1942-07-23
D: 2018-03-19
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Stanley, William
Sarah Boylan
B: 1992-02-08
D: 2018-03-16
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Boylan, Sarah
Jayne Mull
B: 1942-12-27
D: 2018-03-12
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Mull, Jayne
Ann Hamer
B: 1925-12-19
D: 2018-02-26
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Hamer, Ann

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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.

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