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  • Special Ways to Remember Loved Ones on Thanksgiving
    Posted: 11/07/2022

    The holidays, especially family-focused celebrations like Thanksgiving, are some of the toughest times of the year if you’re grieving the death of a loved one. Meaningful traditions coupled with time spent with family and friends can bring back memories of that special person who’s no longer with you. At St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation… Read more »

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  • Is Cremation Right for You? Take our Quiz to Find Out!
    Posted: 11/03/2022

    Life is full of decisions big and small. There are decisions to make in the moment, like how to spend free time, what to eat for dinner, and whether to sample the candy you purchased for trick-or-treat. Then there are decisions that require time and consideration, like whether to change jobs, buy a new car,… Read more »

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  • Virtual Arrangement Checklist
    Posted: 10/10/2022

    Even though so many parts of life have turned upside-down over the last year, the wants and needs of families who have lost loved ones haven’t changed. In fact, it’s become even more apparent to our staff here at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services just how important it is to plan and attend a funeral – either in person… Read more »

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  • 6 Ways to Find Grief Support in Nature
    Posted: 10/05/2022

    Many times, after losing a loved one, those who are grieving find themselves dealing with their loss in solitude. They find it easier to stay indoors watching TV, scrolling through social media, and ignoring incoming texts and phone calls. During a difficult time, it requires less energy to stay home than to go out and… Read more »

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  • How To Support Your Spouse After the Loss of a Parent
    Posted: 09/12/2022

    Losing a parent – no matter how old you are – is one of the most difficult experiences in life. Our caring team at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services sits down every day to plan funerals with Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton families who are grieving the death of their mother or father. We… Read more »

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  • 4 Ways Our Care Team Goes Above & Beyond
    Posted: 09/07/2022

    Someone you love is nearing death and you have to decide which funeral home to call – and fast. This is a situation many Indianans find themselves in every day. And this is why we’re writing this blog. Because if you or your friend or family member is facing a loss, we want you to know you can turn… Read more »

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  • Top 10 Reasons to Preplan your Burial Arrangements
    Posted: 08/15/2022

    Have you ever considered where you want your final resting place to be located? While thinking about your end-of-life details is not always easy, putting your preferences in writing is one of the most important steps you can take for your future. By making these choices ahead of time, such as whether you would prefer… Read more »

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  • Finding a Support Network While Grieving
    Posted: 08/09/2022

    The death of a beloved friend or family member is one of life’s greatest challenges. Our staff at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services sees firsthand how a loss can turn the world upside down, creating unfamiliar feelings and unexpected reactions. Grief often affects a person physically, emotionally, and even spiritually, as they struggle… Read more »

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  • 3 Tips for Writing a Memorable Obituary
    Posted: 07/11/2022

    When it comes time to memorialize your loved one, it can be hard to find the right words to describe just how special they were. For years, the team at St. Pierre Family Funeral and Cremation Services has been helping Indiana families write obituaries that show the world how valued and loved their family member… Read more »

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  • Language to Use – or not to Use – Around Someone Who Just Lost a Loved One
    Posted: 07/07/2022

    If you have ever experienced the loss of a loved one, you understand the difficulty in returning to “normal life.” Your friends and family may not know how to act around you. They might tiptoe around the topic of death and avoid mentioning your loved one’s name. Or maybe you have had a friend or… Read more »

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