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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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  • The St. Pierre Difference: Our Staff
    Posted: 06/02/2023

    Our people are behind everything we do here at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services. When you walk through the doors of our Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton funeral homes, you’ll feel the difference. At each of our locations, we treat your family like our own. As a family-owned funeral home, we know how important it is to… Read more »

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  • The Importance of Preplanning with a Chronic or Terminal Illness
    Posted: 05/10/2023

    At St. Pierre Family Funeral, we encourage every family who walks through our doors to preplan their funeral or cremation. We’ve helped families in Greenwood, Pendleton, and Indianapolis experience the benefits of making funeral arrangements ahead of time. Many of them feel peace of mind knowing all the important end-of-life decisions have already been made and that the related costs… Read more »

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  • How Keepsakes Can Bring Comfort After a Death
    Posted: 05/05/2023

    We’ve sat down with countless Greenwood, Pendleton, and Indianapolis families over the years here at St. Pierre Family Funeral, as we help make funeral and burial arrangements for their loved ones who have died. During that time together, we often hear stories like these: “My mother’s favorite Bible verse was Psalm 34:18 which says, ‘The… Read more »

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  • Why More Families are Choosing Cremation For Their Loved Ones
    Posted: 04/13/2023

    More Americans than ever are choosing cremation – and it’s estimated that the number will only continue to rise. Our staff members at St. Pierre Family Funeral receive a lot of questions from our neighbors in Greenwood, Pendleton, and Indianapolis about why this is the case. There are many reasons families are choosing cremation rather than a traditional burial, and we want… Read more »

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