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Charles Crandall
B: 1928-07-23
D: 2018-07-13
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Crandall, Charles
James Card
B: 1965-03-05
D: 2018-07-11
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Card, James
Deborah Shay
B: 1956-02-26
D: 2018-07-10
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Shay, Deborah
Jeanette Doyle
B: 1927-04-05
D: 2018-07-10
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Doyle, Jeanette
Kaden Eckrich
B: 2006-02-28
D: 2018-07-09
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Eckrich, Kaden
Charles Gorton
B: 1930-06-12
D: 2018-07-07
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Gorton, Charles
Gloria Ray
B: 1947-02-19
D: 2018-07-01
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Ray, Gloria
Ellis Rowland
B: 1935-07-10
D: 2018-07-01
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Rowland, Ellis
Richard Garrett
B: 1950-03-29
D: 2018-06-30
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Garrett, Richard
Jacqueline Jillson
B: 1962-03-13
D: 2018-06-30
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Jillson, Jacqueline
Shirley Bennett
B: 1924-12-25
D: 2018-06-29
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Bennett, Shirley
Dale Bazinet
B: 1944-08-21
D: 2018-06-29
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Bazinet, Dale
Phyllis Bergeron
B: 1927-10-09
D: 2018-06-21
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Bergeron, Phyllis
David Aley
B: 1939-10-02
D: 2018-06-18
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Aley, David
Roy Phillips
B: 1942-08-23
D: 2018-06-17
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Phillips, Roy
Raymond Cook
B: 1955-03-13
D: 2018-06-16
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Cook, Raymond
Norman Barriger
B: 1940-06-17
D: 2018-06-15
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Barriger, Norman
F. Alan Larkin
B: 1929-10-04
D: 2018-06-11
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Larkin, F. Alan
Doris Carr
B: 1926-03-24
D: 2018-06-11
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Carr, Doris
William Martin
B: 1947-12-23
D: 2018-06-11
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Martin, William
Farrell Kevin Roberson
B: 1957-04-16
D: 2018-06-09
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Roberson, Farrell Kevin

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Charles Eaves
In Memory of
Charles H.
Eaves
1924 - 2018
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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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