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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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  • Is a Celebrant the Right Choice For You?
    Posted: 06/13/2022

    For St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services, part of providing excellent care to the people of Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton includes being able to serve the needs of all families. Our area is becoming increasingly diverse, and we are honored to serve a variety of people from different cultures, traditions, and religions. We know… Read more »

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  • How Art and Media Help During the Grieving Process
    Posted: 06/02/2022

    Those in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton know that after losing a loved one, the pain and sorrow can be overwhelming. You might feel like there are no solutions; no ways to help ease the pain you feel. Our caring staff at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services understands that coping with the death of… Read more »

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  • 5 Ways that Funeral Services can Help with the Grieving Process
    Posted: 05/09/2022

    After a loss, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning a funeral or memorial service. In fact, some families find it so daunting they want to forego the funeral entirely. However, our care team here at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services knows that celebrating the life of a loved one… Read more »

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  • Why Being Family-Owned Is So Important to Us – And to You
    Posted: 05/05/2022

    Being family-owned means our dedicated staff at St. Pierre Family Funeral Cremation Services always puts families first. With over 120 years of funeral service experience, we apply a standard of excellence across all of our services to ensure our neighbors across the Indianapolis area feel taken care of in their time of need. Here are some… Read more »

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  • Creative Ways to Display Your Family Heirlooms
    Posted: 04/18/2022

    Throughout our lives, we collect quite a few possessions: furniture, clothing, knickknacks, books, and more. When a family member dies, they leave their belongings behind along with the question, “What should you do with all of this stuff?” It’s no surprise this is a highly sensitive issue, as these items serve as a visible reminder… Read more »

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  • 4 Ways to Practice Self-care While Grieving
    Posted: 04/18/2022

    After the loss of a loved one, grief can come about in ways you didn’t expect. Our care team at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services recognizes that each grief journey for this in Greenwood, Indianapolis, and Pendleton is different, and it is important not to compare your experience with grief to others. However,… Read more »

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