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Louis Foti
B: 1919-11-08
D: 2017-08-20
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Foti, Louis
Jose Vazquez-Castro
B: 1934-09-02
D: 2017-08-18
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Vazquez-Castro, Jose
Omerine LeBlanc
B: 1938-08-13
D: 2017-08-17
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LeBlanc, Omerine
Billie Braun
B: 1932-10-18
D: 2017-08-17
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Braun, Billie
Herbert Merritt
B: 1929-03-05
D: 2017-08-16
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Merritt, Herbert
Catherine Herpfer
B: 1959-04-22
D: 2017-08-15
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Herpfer, Catherine
Theresa Benedict
B: 1945-03-21
D: 2017-08-14
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Benedict, Theresa
Ruth Boudreau
B: 1936-12-19
D: 2017-08-13
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Boudreau, Ruth
Nancy DeSalvo
B: 1927-01-12
D: 2017-08-13
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DeSalvo, Nancy
Sandra Dunlap
B: 1934-07-14
D: 2017-08-12
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Dunlap, Sandra
Marcus Gay
B: 1950-08-01
D: 2017-08-11
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Gay, Marcus
Marlin Immell
B: 1932-05-30
D: 2017-08-10
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Immell, Marlin
Daniel Walker
B: 1927-01-29
D: 2017-08-10
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Walker, Daniel
Doris Gagnon
B: 1928-12-12
D: 2017-08-09
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Gagnon, Doris
Verna Kerrigan
B: 1925-10-01
D: 2017-08-08
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Kerrigan, Verna
George Kelley
B: 1930-10-09
D: 2017-08-06
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Kelley, George
George Reinhart
B: 1937-10-26
D: 2017-08-06
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Reinhart, George
Horst Partenheimer
B: 1934-03-01
D: 2017-08-06
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Partenheimer, Horst
Walter Cohan
B: 1923-08-20
D: 2017-08-06
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Cohan, Walter
Mary Jane Galicki
B: 1948-03-18
D: 2017-08-06
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Galicki, Mary Jane
Stanley Gigel
B: 1931-07-01
D: 2017-08-06
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Gigel, Stanley

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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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