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Dianne Rumfola
B: 1943-08-23
D: 2018-05-24
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Rumfola, Dianne
Kenneth Johnson
B: 1927-12-18
D: 2018-05-10
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Johnson, Kenneth
Charles Johnson
B: 1958-06-23
D: 2018-05-10
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Johnson, Charles
Ryon Osborne
B: 1980-01-06
D: 2018-05-04
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Osborne, Ryon
June Lee
B: 1934-06-30
D: 2018-04-27
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Lee, June
Deanna Moylan
B: 1963-01-04
D: 2018-04-22
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Moylan, Deanna
Dakota Dibble
B: 1993-04-04
D: 2018-04-15
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Dibble, Dakota
Joseph Fusco
B: 1922-03-27
D: 2018-04-13
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Fusco, Joseph
Louise Broccolo
B: 1924-06-02
D: 2018-04-03
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Broccolo, Louise
Beatrice Surridge
B: 1926-05-05
D: 2018-03-28
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Surridge, Beatrice
Brian Allen
B: 1969-10-06
D: 2018-03-20
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Allen, Brian
Bryan Briceland
B: 1954-03-23
D: 2018-03-19
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Briceland, Bryan
Betty Wilbur
B: 1936-09-19
D: 2018-03-18
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Wilbur, Betty
Helen Clements
B: 1934-10-28
D: 2018-03-11
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Clements, Helen
Linda Wagner
B: 1943-03-18
D: 2018-02-21
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Wagner, Linda
David Fraser
B: 1938-03-19
D: 2018-02-17
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Fraser, David
Evelyn Faulkner
B: 1950-01-18
D: 2018-02-15
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Faulkner, Evelyn
Mary Sharpe
B: 1922-07-19
D: 2018-02-05
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Sharpe, Mary
Catherine Hawxhurst
B: 1921-08-15
D: 2018-02-04
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Hawxhurst, Catherine
Constance McEvoy
B: 1929-07-26
D: 2018-01-28
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McEvoy, Constance
Ann Carpenter
B: 1932-07-13
D: 2018-01-25
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Carpenter, Ann

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Sandra Irish
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Sandra L. Irish (Toarmino)
1948 - 2017
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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.

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