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Francesca Saccutelli
B: 1923-08-22
D: 2018-01-15
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Saccutelli, Francesca
Antonio Oliveira Rosa
B: 1949-12-21
D: 2018-01-15
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Rosa, Antonio Oliveira
Camilla Tantalo
B: 1925-05-31
D: 2018-01-14
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Tantalo, Camilla
Angelo Masciangelo
B: 1932-01-07
D: 2018-01-13
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Masciangelo, Angelo
Maria Capistrano
B: 1965-11-17
D: 2018-01-12
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Capistrano, Maria
Ennio Fiorda
B: 1933-12-26
D: 2018-01-11
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Fiorda, Ennio
Carolina Volpentesta
B: 1932-10-24
D: 2018-01-10
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Volpentesta, Carolina
Francesca Magaletta
B: 1928-03-01
D: 2018-01-09
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Magaletta, Francesca
Olimpia Dominguez
B: 1925-07-25
D: 2018-01-09
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Dominguez, Olimpia
Vito Suppa
B: 1927-09-02
D: 2018-01-08
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Suppa, Vito
Jocelyn Julao
B: 1964-01-08
D: 2018-01-08
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Julao, Jocelyn
Giovanni Mosca
B: 1931-09-28
D: 2018-01-05
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Mosca, Giovanni
Santi Conti
B: 1961-12-10
D: 2018-01-04
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Conti, Santi
Daniel De Melo
B: 1933-12-01
D: 2018-01-01
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De Melo, Daniel
Grace Levy
B: 1936-03-28
D: 2017-12-31
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Levy, Grace
Manfredo Antonucci
B: 1927-11-09
D: 2017-12-31
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Antonucci, Manfredo
Maria De Maio
B: 1915-09-06
D: 2017-12-30
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De Maio, Maria
Fr. Joseph LeBlanc OP
B: 1934-10-24
D: 2017-12-30
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LeBlanc OP, Fr. Joseph
Eugenio Coletta
B: 1929-12-29
D: 2017-12-29
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Coletta, Eugenio
Lucia Saccone
B: 1926-11-07
D: 2017-12-28
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Saccone, Lucia
Perfecto Vargas
B: 1922-04-18
D: 2017-12-27
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Vargas, Perfecto

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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.