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Maureen Hewitt
B: 1948-08-29
D: 2018-11-30
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Hewitt, Maureen
Joanne Shirley
B: 1974-04-01
D: 2018-10-13
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Shirley, Joanne
Eric Majalahti
B: 1946-07-27
D: 2018-10-11
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Majalahti, Eric
Jeannette Pretsell
B: 1921-06-13
D: 2018-10-10
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Pretsell, Jeannette
Isabelle Craig
B: 1935-11-21
D: 2018-10-10
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Craig, Isabelle
Winnifred Brown
B: 1957-08-11
D: 2018-10-03
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Brown, Winnifred
Paul Hamelin
B: 1959-03-12
D: 2018-09-23
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Hamelin, Paul
Arthur Cox
B: 1934-01-29
D: 2018-09-11
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Cox, Arthur
Baby Steven Edward
B: 2018-09-10
D: 2018-09-10
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Edward, Baby Steven
Valmond Cloutier
B: 1936-04-24
D: 2018-08-23
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Cloutier, Valmond
Lenora Goodfellow
B: 1929-10-20
D: 2018-08-16
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Goodfellow, Lenora
Mckayla Wollan
B: 1994-08-08
D: 2018-08-09
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Wollan, Mckayla
Shirley Holjevac
B: 1938-03-19
D: 2018-06-24
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Holjevac, Shirley
Paul Robillard
B: 1937-11-21
D: 2018-06-20
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Robillard, Paul
Anita Delaurier
B: 1935-05-05
D: 2018-04-10
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Delaurier, Anita
Irvin Mousseau
D: 2018-04-04
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Mousseau, Irvin
Dwylet Staples-Robinson
B: 1941-04-14
D: 2018-03-26
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Staples-Robinson, Dwylet
Jacqueline Gaudreau
B: 1941-08-04
D: 2018-03-05
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Gaudreau, Jacqueline
Baby Mary Aurora Judy Marisa Church
B: 2018-02-23
D: 2018-02-23
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Church, Baby Mary Aurora Judy Marisa
Lucille Burns
B: 1925-11-04
D: 2018-02-21
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Burns, Lucille
Fernande Cloutier
B: 1928-06-11
D: 2018-02-20
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Cloutier, Fernande

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Arthur Cox
In Memory of
Arthur Bruce
Cox
1934 - 2018
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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.