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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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  • 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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