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Marcel St. Sauveur
B: 1928-04-28
D: 2017-05-28
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St. Sauveur, Marcel
Alexander Ross
B: 1927-09-06
D: 2017-05-27
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Ross, Alexander
Margaret Borawski
B: 1929-01-17
D: 2017-05-26
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Borawski, Margaret
Romeo Gagne
B: 1946-07-30
D: 2017-05-26
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Gagne, Romeo
Mitchell Raffia
B: 1918-10-13
D: 2017-05-25
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Raffia, Mitchell
David Wingo
B: 1949-07-19
D: 2017-05-25
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Wingo, David
Joseph Mancini
B: 1950-11-12
D: 2017-05-25
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Mancini, Joseph
Stephen Ricci
B: 1940-10-08
D: 2017-05-24
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Ricci, Stephen
Shirley Drumm
B: 1933-12-06
D: 2017-05-23
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Drumm, Shirley
Alida Barbieri
B: 1921-07-23
D: 2017-05-23
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Barbieri, Alida
Lorraine Lusardi
B: 1931-02-21
D: 2017-05-22
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Lusardi, Lorraine
Karen Marinone
B: 1953-05-18
D: 2017-05-21
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Marinone, Karen
Paul Marino
B: 1949-09-17
D: 2017-05-21
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Marino, Paul
Frank Reino
B: 1928-02-23
D: 2017-05-20
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Reino, Frank
Carol Belsen
B: 1964-02-26
D: 2017-05-20
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Belsen, Carol
Mary "Molly" Leahy
B: 1928-03-29
D: 2017-05-20
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Leahy, Mary "Molly"
Elaine Consolati
B: 1925-02-21
D: 2017-05-19
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Consolati, Elaine
Perry Mason
B: 1930-05-28
D: 2017-05-19
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Mason, Perry
Audrey Jakubowski
B: 1954-12-30
D: 2017-05-16
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Jakubowski, Audrey
Raymond Cwikla
B: 1932-08-25
D: 2017-05-14
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Cwikla, Raymond
Gilbert Chamberland
B: 1919-05-17
D: 2017-05-12
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Chamberland, Gilbert

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Harris Drouin
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Harris B. Drouin
1928 - 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.