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Wade MacNeill
B: 1964-12-07
D: 2018-06-22
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MacNeill, Wade
Ronald Barnes
B: 1948-01-30
D: 2018-06-22
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Barnes, Ronald
Marcel Charlebois
B: 1950-12-25
D: 2018-06-18
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Charlebois, Marcel
Ronald Irwin
B: 1940-01-26
D: 2018-06-17
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Irwin, Ronald
Allen Thompson
B: 1936-11-19
D: 2018-06-16
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Thompson, Allen
Stella Demczyk
B: 1927-07-28
D: 2018-06-12
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Demczyk, Stella
Jenny Hogel
B: 1991-11-01
D: 2018-06-12
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Hogel, Jenny
Bessie McKnight
B: 1917-11-03
D: 2018-06-11
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McKnight, Bessie
Jeannette Chartrand
B: 1934-09-19
D: 2018-06-06
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Chartrand, Jeannette
Norma Thorpe
B: 1940-05-31
D: 2018-06-06
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Thorpe, Norma
William McElroy
B: 1933-02-08
D: 2018-06-03
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McElroy, William
Lelia McIntyre
B: 1927-07-06
D: 2018-06-02
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McIntyre, Lelia
Maria Czaban
B: 1927-04-18
D: 2018-06-01
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Czaban, Maria
Anna Markowiak
B: 1922-09-10
D: 2018-06-01
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Markowiak, Anna
Brandon Maracle
B: 1974-12-31
D: 2018-05-30
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Maracle, Brandon
Brian Mudd
B: 1930-11-05
D: 2018-05-29
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Mudd, Brian
Anna Daciuk
B: 1923-01-30
D: 2018-05-29
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Daciuk, Anna
Angus Legere
B: 1929-05-17
D: 2018-05-29
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Legere, Angus
Mary MacInroy
B: 1941-11-29
D: 2018-05-29
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MacInroy, Mary
Jack Gilbert
B: 1964-08-17
D: 2018-05-26
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Gilbert, Jack
Mark Mitchell
B: 1954-03-17
D: 2018-05-25
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Mitchell, Mark

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Marlene Shaw
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Marlene Marion Shaw (Dunk)
1954 - 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.