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Lillian Johnson
B: 1946-05-20
D: 2018-10-13
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Johnson, Lillian
Giovanni Nardo
B: 1929-01-07
D: 2018-10-11
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Nardo, Giovanni
Marny Nolan
B: 1944-01-01
D: 2018-10-11
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Nolan, Marny
Randall Luxton
B: 1956-12-02
D: 2018-10-11
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Luxton, Randall
Maurene Lypps
B: 1938-12-20
D: 2018-10-05
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Lypps, Maurene
Norman Mackinnon
B: 1924-06-24
D: 2018-10-02
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Mackinnon, Norman
Anna Capy
B: 1961-08-14
D: 2018-09-29
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Capy, Anna
John Little
B: 1958-12-26
D: 2018-09-28
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Little, John
Graham Hook
B: 1975-10-18
D: 2018-09-28
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Hook, Graham
Marvyn King
B: 1952-07-15
D: 2018-09-26
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King, Marvyn
Ralph Dickie
B: 1920-06-14
D: 2018-09-26
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Dickie, Ralph
Cole MacPherson
B: 1995-03-17
D: 2018-09-24
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MacPherson, Cole
Shawn Pitre
B: 1967-03-25
D: 2018-09-24
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Pitre, Shawn
Joyce Mattalo
B: 1929-11-10
D: 2018-09-23
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Mattalo, Joyce
Joseph Lacasse
B: 1932-01-05
D: 2018-09-22
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Lacasse, Joseph
Marie Nordgren
B: 1920-08-30
D: 2018-09-22
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Nordgren, Marie
Ronald Berlinguette
B: 1945-07-30
D: 2018-09-21
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Berlinguette, Ronald
Dominic DeLuca
B: 1944-06-28
D: 2018-09-20
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DeLuca, Dominic
Erla Dowding
B: 1929-04-06
D: 2018-09-19
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Dowding, Erla
Scott Daynard
B: 1965-12-09
D: 2018-09-15
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Daynard, Scott
Patti Hamacher
B: 1959-04-19
D: 2018-09-14
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Hamacher, Patti

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Laurence Simard
In Memory of
Laurence Arthur Joseph
Simard
1935 - 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.