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Michael Tucker
B: 1960-10-27
D: 2024-02-19
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Tucker, Michael
Gloria O'Neil
B: 1943-08-13
D: 2024-02-18
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O'Neil, Gloria
Eugene Raucci
B: 1936-08-03
D: 2024-02-13
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Raucci, Eugene
Leila Connelly
B: 1921-10-15
D: 2024-02-11
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Connelly, Leila
Jean Cook
B: 1942-11-01
D: 2024-02-08
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Cook, Jean
Nicholas Franzese
B: 1947-04-03
D: 2024-02-06
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Franzese, Nicholas
George LeVinus
B: 1942-01-13
D: 2024-02-04
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LeVinus, George
Evelyn Camerato
B: 1931-02-27
D: 2024-02-03
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Camerato, Evelyn
Karen DeMarco
B: 1959-11-24
D: 2024-02-03
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DeMarco, Karen
Louis Peluso
B: 1938-09-03
D: 2024-02-02
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Peluso, Louis
Lisa Lavigne
B: 1965-06-12
D: 2024-02-01
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Lavigne, Lisa
John Robens
B: 1954-11-12
D: 2024-01-18
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Robens, John
Steven Nobles
D: 2024-01-17
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Nobles, Steven
Jamie Gentili
B: 1962-06-07
D: 2024-01-16
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Gentili, Jamie
James Gipe
B: 1939-10-05
D: 2024-01-14
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Gipe, James
Gerald Daley
B: 1947-12-13
D: 2024-01-13
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Daley, Gerald
Emma Noyes
B: 1942-02-05
D: 2024-01-12
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Noyes, Emma
Maureen Pahl
B: 1940-07-11
D: 2024-01-06
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Pahl, Maureen
Marilyn Whalen
B: 1932-04-05
D: 2024-01-04
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Whalen, Marilyn
Carol Keefer
B: 1948-05-05
D: 2024-01-01
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Keefer, Carol
Joseph Pitcheralle
B: 1941-11-05
D: 2023-12-31
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Pitcheralle, Joseph

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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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