• Don’t Have Any Doubts: The Importance of an Onsite Crematory
    Posted: 10/24/2023

    We have all seen the horrific stories in the media about the families who have been devastated by an unsavory, or just irresponsible, funeral home that somehow managed to cremate the wrong person or return the wrong remains to a family. Can you imagine the pain these families experience?  It’s enough to make some people… Read more »

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  • How to Honor a Loved One Who Asked for No Funeral
    Posted: 11/15/2023

    Here at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services, our compassionate staff understands the importance of planning and organizing a memorial service or funeral. The ritual of a funeral allows many people the opportunity to process their grief in a public, supported environment. Some of our neighbors in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton, prefer to forego a funeral for one… Read more »

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  • 6 Tips For Supporting a Caregiver in Your Life
    Posted: 11/09/2023

    Beyond the many demands of assisting with a loved one’s healthcare, caregiving encompasses much more. Childcare responsibilities, help with schoolwork, and limited access to services have been heaped onto many – not to mention the general toll that caregiving can take over time. Caregiving is a demanding role that occasionally requires some extra help and… Read more »

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  • How a Crisis Impacts Grief & What You Can Do
    Posted: 10/24/2023

    When a tragic death happens, grief meets many people unexpectedly and without warning. Some aren’t able to be with loved ones during their final moments, and others aren’t able to properly grieve their loss at a funeral service. Our care team here at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services has spoken with many families… Read more »

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  • Meaningful Ways to Remember Your Pet
    Posted: 09/27/2023

    Losing a beloved pet is incredibly difficult on many levels. Many of our St. Pierre Family Funeral and Cremation Services staff members know this pain firsthand. Whether a pet’s death is sudden and unexpected, or you had time to say goodbye, the grief that follows is often intense and complex. After all, our pets become treasured members of… Read more »

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  • Our Top 8 Tips for Taking Food to Grieving Loved Ones
    Posted: 08/14/2023

    When someone you care about loses a loved one, the first instinct is often, “What can I do to help?” Here in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton showing support often means food is on the way. Take it from our staff at St. Pierre Family Funeral and Cremation Services, meals are a wonderful way to express care… Read more »

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  • Debunking Burial Myths
    Posted: 08/09/2023

    For a host of reasons, many people feel uncomfortable talking about death and death-adjacent topics like burial and cremation. While it may not be easy to have these conversations, it is important to distinguish between myth and fact when it comes to end-of-life options. At St. Pierre Family Funeral and Cremation Services our staff frequently speaks… Read more »

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  • How to Handle a Loved One’s Death Anniversary
    Posted: 07/10/2023

    When it comes to the anniversary of a loved one’s death, most people don’t know what to expect.  Should they do something special in commemoration? Maybe visit the final resting place? Or would it be easier to power through the day as usual in case painful feelings resurface? At St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services,… Read more »

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  • When to Have a Funeral
    Posted: 07/03/2023

    It’s not necessarily common knowledge when to hold a funeral, especially for those who have never organized or planned a service for a loved one. Most funerals in the U.S. happen within a week of the death, but the last few years have caused more families to hold off on having a funeral in that timeframe.… Read more »

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  • 5 Tips for Prioritizing Your Mental Health
    Posted: 06/12/2023

    At St. Pierre Family Funeral and Cremation Services, we know it’s not always easy to prioritize your own self-care or mental health, especially if you are a parent or someone in a caretaking position. We support our neighbors in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton in managing their mental health, especially during difficult times like grieving a loved one.… Read more »

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