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Roberta Heintz
B: 1953-06-09
D: 2017-06-25
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Heintz, Roberta
Lawrence Halligan
B: 1948-10-02
D: 2017-06-14
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Halligan, Lawrence
Rudolph Heimann
B: 1928-09-04
D: 2017-06-05
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Heimann, Rudolph
Nancy Cizauskas
B: 1943-01-31
D: 2017-05-16
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Cizauskas, Nancy
Irene Crummy
B: 1916-03-27
D: 2017-05-09
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Crummy, Irene
Alma Dilmore
B: 1924-03-24
D: 2017-05-05
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Dilmore, Alma
Dean Metropulos
B: 1944-11-05
D: 2017-04-27
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Metropulos, Dean
Alfred Duerig
D: 2017-04-25
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Duerig, Alfred
Patrick Cummings
B: 1937-02-13
D: 2017-04-12
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Cummings, Patrick
Jean Duerig
B: 1927-02-07
D: 2017-04-10
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Duerig, Jean
Sady Murray
B: 1928-02-02
D: 2017-04-01
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Murray, Sady
Robert Stevwing
B: 1935-11-21
D: 2017-03-29
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Stevwing, Robert
Norman Stauffer
B: 1936-03-13
D: 2017-03-14
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Stauffer, Norman
Louis Mrazek
B: 1951-03-14
D: 2017-03-14
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Mrazek, Louis
Thomas Noll
B: 1932-12-06
D: 2017-03-12
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Noll, Thomas
Gaetana Zaffuto
B: 1927-06-18
D: 2017-02-24
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Zaffuto, Gaetana
Angeline Cafazzo
B: 1926-02-05
D: 2017-02-23
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Cafazzo, Angeline
Elizabeth Khoury
B: 2011-06-11
D: 2017-02-23
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Khoury, Elizabeth
Eugene Grochalski
B: 1934-08-26
D: 2017-02-05
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Grochalski, Eugene
Michael Schrauder
B: 1927-06-16
D: 2017-02-01
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Schrauder, Michael
Jane Ivanhoe
B: 1926-09-09
D: 2017-01-29
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Ivanhoe, Jane

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1937 - 2017
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Tips on Writing a Message of Condolence

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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.

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.