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Sharon Coles
B: 1939-06-13
D: 2019-05-16
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Coles, Sharon
Gary Lauer
B: 1939-11-15
D: 2019-05-15
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Lauer, Gary
Donald Jones
B: 1932-05-16
D: 2019-05-13
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Jones, Donald
Mary Slowe
B: 1926-04-19
D: 2019-05-11
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Slowe, Mary
Joyce Smith
B: 1931-01-19
D: 2019-05-11
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Smith, Joyce
Torlaug Bloss
B: 1944-03-30
D: 2019-05-11
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Bloss, Torlaug
Clifton Quinn
B: 1957-07-16
D: 2019-05-09
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Quinn, Clifton
Charles James
B: 1942-07-22
D: 2019-05-07
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James, Charles
Carol McDaniel
B: 1950-11-04
D: 2019-05-07
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McDaniel, Carol
Mable Barth
B: 1944-03-02
D: 2019-05-07
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Barth, Mable
Gerald Vieting
B: 1936-03-16
D: 2019-05-03
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Vieting, Gerald
Betty Davis
B: 1936-02-21
D: 2019-05-02
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Davis, Betty
Myrtle Arends
B: 1924-06-26
D: 2019-04-30
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Arends, Myrtle
Wayne Smith
B: 1950-06-24
D: 2019-04-29
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Smith, Wayne
Kenneth Muzyk
B: 1946-10-08
D: 2019-04-25
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Muzyk, Kenneth
Theresa Logan
B: 1958-11-09
D: 2019-04-20
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Logan, Theresa
Wesley Whale
B: 1935-03-26
D: 2019-04-19
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Whale, Wesley
Loretta Kopp
B: 1932-02-27
D: 2019-04-19
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Kopp, Loretta
Dennis Schreiner
B: 1936-06-19
D: 2019-04-18
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Schreiner, Dennis
Warren Pringle
B: 1934-09-23
D: 2019-04-17
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Pringle, Warren
Bertha Bonman
B: 1951-05-03
D: 2019-04-16
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Bonman, Bertha

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19 Rock Island Rd
East Wenatchee, WA 98802
Phone: 509-470-6702
Fax: 509-470-6186
James Mosher
In Memory of
James Richard
Mosher
1941 -
2017

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.