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Maura Verderame
B: 1945-04-05
D: 2021-05-04
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Verderame, Maura
Amanda Lipstein
B: 1994-02-07
D: 2021-05-02
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Lipstein, Amanda
Renee Matouk
B: 1928-02-14
D: 2021-04-30
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Matouk, Renee
Susan Weir
B: 1944-02-29
D: 2021-04-29
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Weir, Susan
Phyllis Berman
B: 1932-06-23
D: 2021-04-29
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Berman, Phyllis
Rosalia Carcione
B: 1926-11-27
D: 2021-04-26
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Carcione, Rosalia
Maria Galbo
B: 1930-01-06
D: 2021-04-25
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Galbo, Maria
Jeffrey Berman
B: 1958-06-13
D: 2021-04-23
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Berman, Jeffrey
Joseph Rizzo
B: 1942-01-29
D: 2021-04-20
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Rizzo, Joseph
Joan Juliano
B: 1941-02-12
D: 2021-04-20
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Juliano, Joan
Rose Diana
B: 1938-01-13
D: 2021-04-20
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Diana, Rose
Michele Chillo
B: 1931-10-24
D: 2021-04-19
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Chillo, Michele
Grace Viola
B: 1921-01-15
D: 2021-04-18
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Viola, Grace
Linda Sutera
B: 1966-11-23
D: 2021-04-17
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Sutera, Linda
Roberto Sausa
B: 1938-08-19
D: 2021-04-15
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Sausa, Roberto
Albert Lutrario
B: 1941-07-21
D: 2021-04-14
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Lutrario, Albert
Anthony Grimaldi
B: 1953-06-08
D: 2021-04-13
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Grimaldi, Anthony
Gisele Spellman
B: 1925-12-04
D: 2021-04-12
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Spellman, Gisele
Hristos Serevetas
B: 1952-10-04
D: 2021-04-08
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Serevetas, Hristos
Frances Fallon
B: 1951-11-27
D: 2021-04-07
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Fallon, Frances
Frank Vassallo
B: 1969-05-31
D: 2021-04-06
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Vassallo, Frank

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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.