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  • 7 Unusual Funeral Terms You May Not Know
    Posted: 04/06/2023

    People who aren’t involved in the funeral industry may not understand a lot of the terms that come up while they’re planning a funeral or memorial service. To help our neighbors in Marion, Johnson, and Madison Counties navigate this unfamiliar territory, our team at St. Pierre Family Funeral put together a list of 7 unusual funeral terms you… Read more »

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  • Recognizing the Secondary Losses Others Don’t See
    Posted: 03/20/2023

    When you toss a pebble into a lake, it causes a ripple effect. The loss of a loved one works in a similar way. The initial loss is the most significant – and often the hardest to cope with. However, additional losses, known as secondary losses, come about in the aftermath of a death. These… Read more »

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  • Tips for Choosing Your Final Resting Place
    Posted: 03/13/2023

    Our knowledgeable staff at St. Pierre Family Funeral knows how challenging it can be for some of our neighbors in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton to decide where they’d like to be laid to rest. There are so many options in the Indianapolis area and beyond, and many important factors to consider. Here are some tips… Read more »

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  • 4 Reasons Why Now is The Best Time to Preplan
    Posted: 02/21/2023

    With fluctuating prices and unsettling events happening around the world at every turn, much of the future is uncertain. Preplanning your funeral is a way to take control of your future even amidst all of life’s unpredictability. Here at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services, we encourage our neighbors throughout Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton to plan… Read more »

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  • Celebrating Valentine’s After Losing Your Partner
    Posted: 02/14/2023

    Holidays often trigger intense emotions in the hearts of those who have lost someone special. Valentine’s Day is no exception, especially for Hoosiers who have experienced the death of a spouse or romantic partner. Whether the romance lasted 5 years or 50, this day can feel like a shock to the system. Our dedicated staff at St. Pierre… Read more »

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  • How Social Media Can Affect the Way We Grieve
    Posted: 01/18/2023

    During our many years helping Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton families here at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services, our staff has gained a lot of knowledge and understanding about the grieving process. We often hear that grief has no timetable – and this is something we’ve both seen and experienced ourselves. Grief is a personal journey that… Read more »

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  • Benefits of Building a Bucket List
    Posted: 01/13/2023

    When people hear the words “bucket list” they might first think of the 2007 film starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicolson. Some people might also associate a bucket list with death or people of a certain age. Putting together a bucket list can be helpful at any age. Our dedicated staff at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service &… Read more »

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  • Personal Touches that Make Your Funeral Unforgettable
    Posted: 12/15/2022

    At St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services, we realize that each of our neighbors in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton wants their loved one’s funeral to be an unforgettable experience. Adding personal touches to a funeral ensures your loved one’s celebration is both memorable and meaningful. Highlight the five senses. If a loved one had a favorite color, request… Read more »

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  • The Importance of Creating New Holiday Traditions After a Loss
    Posted: 12/14/2022

    We’ve talked with many Hoosiers here at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services who describe a feeling of melancholy that settles in during late fall. Some call it an emptiness; others refer to it as a sense of dread. At the root, it’s a lingering sadness that a loved one has died and the… Read more »

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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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