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  • 5 Things You Need to Know About Hospice Care
    Posted: 10/28/2019

    Our care team at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory has met with many families throughout Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton whose loved ones were receiving hospice care at their time of death. As we get to know these families and talk about plans for the funeral service, cremation, or burial, we also discuss the… Read more »

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  • When Final Wishes Clash Within Families
    Posted: 10/21/2019

    Throughout our decades of funeral service experience at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, our caring team has been asked many times by families in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton what it’s like to be in funeral service, and whether our work is somehow depressing and morbid. While it is true that the work we do… Read more »

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  • Four of the Most Popular Personalization Options
    Posted: 09/23/2019

    At Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, one of the questions we are often asked is, “How can I make the service for my loved one feel more personal?” This is a question our experienced team welcomes from the Indianapolis, Greenwood and Pendleton families we serve, knowing how much a meaningful service can help… Read more »

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  • What Family Ownership Means for You
    Posted: 09/09/2019

    When the time comes that someone you love dies, you want to be certain the funeral home you choose cares enough about you to do all it takes to understand what is important to your family. Some funeral service providers here in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton and surrounding Marion County communities are owned by large… Read more »

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  • The Cremation with Confidence™ Guarantee: Why It Matters for You
    Posted: 08/19/2019

    While it’s not right for everyone, all across the country, more people than ever are selecting cremation, with cremation rates expected to reach nearly 79% by 2035. Families in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton and all of the surrounding counties are no exception, with many opting for cremation due to convenience, greater religious acceptance, matters of… Read more »

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  • Four Types of Funeral Ceremonies
    Posted: 08/12/2019

    Planning a funeral involves many personal decisions concerning how you or your loved one wish to be laid to rest. We often hear questions from the Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton families we serve about the major differences between the funeral options we offer and what will fit best for their wishes, traditions, preferences, and budget.… Read more »

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  • 5 Ways to Tell a Story Through a Funeral Reception
    Posted: 07/23/2019

    Storytelling has been around since the beginning of time. Stories define us, connect us, and help us heal. That’s why our caring team at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory finds it so important to help families tell stories about their loved ones in ways that are personal and meaningful. Stories told during funerals,… Read more »

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  • What Should I Send? And Other Funeral Etiquette Tips
    Posted: 07/09/2019

    When someone dies, it is often difficult to know how to show your support to the loved one’s family. Of course, you know they are probably feeling sad, shocked, overwhelmed, angry – or any combination of these emotions. What might help you when you are feeling that way may not be the same for them.… Read more »

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  • 6 Reasons to Plan Your Own Funeral
    Posted: 06/21/2019

    Is it strange to plan your own funeral? We don’t think so. While no one likes to dwell on the idea of their own death, there are a number of advantages to preplanning with Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory. Some of the families we serve in Indianapolis, Greenwood and Pendleton say it’s the… Read more »

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  • Responding to a Friend Who is Grieving
    Posted: 06/12/2019

    All of us in the Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton communities have been touched by loss. Even if you haven’t lost someone very close to you, you probably love someone who has. So what happens when a friend is in the grips of grief? It can be hard to know what to do, especially if death… Read more »

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