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Carmelo Linea
B: 1967-04-10
D: 2019-09-17
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Linea, Carmelo
Marie Cagno
B: 1945-10-25
D: 2019-09-14
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Cagno, Marie
Vincent D'Amore
B: 1928-06-06
D: 2019-09-14
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D'Amore, Vincent
Carlo Corry
B: 1925-01-22
D: 2019-09-13
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Corry, Carlo
Gilbert Aviles
D: 2019-09-11
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Aviles, Gilbert
Josephine Bruno
B: 1931-05-21
D: 2019-09-11
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Bruno, Josephine
Gaetano Taormina
B: 1924-08-28
D: 2019-09-09
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Taormina, Gaetano
Antoinette DeMelio
B: 1935-02-11
D: 2019-09-08
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DeMelio, Antoinette
Laura Cortale
B: 1934-10-05
D: 2019-09-06
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Cortale, Laura
Maria Lasky
B: 1928-07-06
D: 2019-09-02
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Lasky, Maria
Anthony Conte
B: 1956-10-02
D: 2019-09-02
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Conte, Anthony
Gary Fama
B: 1965-11-30
D: 2019-09-01
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Fama, Gary
Barbara Parato
B: 1944-08-19
D: 2019-08-29
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Parato, Barbara
Phyllis Iadarola
B: 1953-04-10
D: 2019-08-28
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Iadarola, Phyllis
Theresa Competiello
B: 1923-10-15
D: 2019-08-28
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Competiello, Theresa
Margaret Taddeo
B: 1919-08-13
D: 2019-08-28
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Taddeo, Margaret
Gloria Alba
B: 1928-10-01
D: 2019-08-27
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Alba, Gloria
Barbara Calabrese
B: 1941-05-27
D: 2019-08-26
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Calabrese, Barbara
Castrenze DeLisi
B: 1933-09-15
D: 2019-08-25
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DeLisi, Castrenze
Alberto Palermo
B: 1954-07-15
D: 2019-08-20
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Palermo, Alberto
Michael Pantoliano
B: 1955-10-31
D: 2019-08-20
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Pantoliano, Michael

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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.