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Louise Volpe
D: 2024-04-13
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Volpe, Louise
Ciro Schiavo
B: 1939-01-27
D: 2024-04-12
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Schiavo, Ciro
Mary DiFilippi
B: 1930-11-28
D: 2024-04-11
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DiFilippi, Mary
Frank Ortalano
B: 1942-11-19
D: 2024-04-10
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Ortalano, Frank
Victoria Ferrigno
B: 1926-02-22
D: 2024-04-09
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Ferrigno, Victoria
MaryJane O'Leary
B: 1937-08-24
D: 2024-04-08
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O'Leary, MaryJane
Robert Rulli
B: 1941-11-04
D: 2024-04-07
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Rulli, Robert
Laura Colao
B: 1951-01-01
D: 2024-04-07
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Colao, Laura
Carmela English
B: 1924-05-10
D: 2024-04-05
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English, Carmela
Carmela Di Mino
B: 1927-05-20
D: 2024-04-05
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Di Mino, Carmela
John DeStefano
B: 1969-02-09
D: 2024-03-30
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DeStefano, John
Rose Anastasio
B: 1941-03-17
D: 2024-03-30
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Anastasio, Rose
Michael Amendolara
B: 1932-09-09
D: 2024-03-29
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Amendolara, Michael
James Farrell
B: 1938-03-03
D: 2024-03-28
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Farrell, James
Louis Urciuoli
B: 1929-05-31
D: 2024-03-28
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Urciuoli, Louis
Rosemarie Lewis
B: 1943-11-12
D: 2024-03-27
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Lewis, Rosemarie
Jennie Neve
B: 1925-04-07
D: 2024-03-27
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Neve, Jennie
Vincenzo Occhipinti
B: 1945-06-01
D: 2024-03-26
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Occhipinti, Vincenzo
Jose Cruz
B: 1938-02-24
D: 2024-03-16
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Cruz, Jose
Angela Riccardi
B: 1941-07-17
D: 2024-03-11
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Riccardi, Angela
Grace Galgano
B: 1941-08-04
D: 2024-03-10
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Galgano, Grace

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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.