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  • Helpful Tips for Grieving Men
    Posted: 06/06/2018

    Dealing with the loss of a loved one takes a toll on everyone. It’s why Wilson St. Pierre is here – to help hurting families in Indianapolis, Greenwood, Pendleton, and surrounding areas plan funeral services, giving them the time they need to grieve their loss. Experts also agree that the very act of planning a… Read more »

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  • What Does It Mean to Be Patriotic?
    Posted: 05/30/2018

    When our country is in peril, Americans – and especially those from Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton – are quick to rally to her aid. When we’ve been attacked, our men and women fight with uncommon valor. During times of crisis, our patriotic emotions are there for all to see. We wear our nation’s colors, and… Read more »

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  • Cremation Q&A
    Posted: 04/05/2018

    For families in Greenwood, Indianapolis, and Pendleton, the choice of whether to have a traditional burial or cremation can be very personal. You have to take into consideration preferences, religious and cultural beliefs, and budget. At Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Services & Crematory, we believe, ultimately, you have decide what makes sense for you and… Read more »

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  • Can I Wear Color to a Funeral? … And Other Funeral Etiquette Questions
    Posted: 03/29/2018

    At Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Services & Crematory, we have heard many questions from the Greenwood, Indianapolis, and Pendleton communities about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide personalized funeral services… Read more »

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  • How to Create the Perfect Video Tribute for Your Loved One’s Funeral
    Posted: 02/28/2018

    If there is one thing we have learned here at Wilson St. Pierre, it’s the importance funeral planning plays in the grief process. While this is certainly not easy for a person who is desperately missing a loved one, something happens when he/she starts making choices to personalize the funeral service. Our expert team knows… Read more »

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  • Love Lost: Is It Ever Too Soon to Move On?
    Posted: 02/14/2018

    There is an old German proverb that says, “The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb.” If that’s true, how much more so is the pain after you lose a spouse or partner? The pain is so intense, there is actually a confirmed phenomenon called the “widowhood effect,” although it… Read more »

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  • The Many Ways to Personalize a Loved One’s Farewell
    Posted: 01/22/2018

    For many of the families we serve in Indianapolis, Greenwood, Pendleton, and surrounding communities, a memento of a loved one can be incredibly comforting in the days and months following a death. With many memorial items to choose from at Wilson St. Pierre, you are sure to find something that represents your loved one. For… Read more »

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  • Your Family’s Wishes vs. Your Wishes
    Posted: 01/01/2018

    One of the primary benefits to planning your own funeral is having the ability to make your wishes known. Your family, no doubt, wants to honor you by fulfilling your final wishes, and preplanning with Wilson St. Pierre allows you to communicate those desires to them clearly. If for any reason, there could be a… Read more »

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  • Managing Grief During the Holidays
    Posted: 12/20/2017

    The holidays are supposed to be a time of great joy, and it is for most Indianapolis-area families. Despite all of the family togetherness and holiday cheer though, this time of year can be very painful for those who have lost a loved one. Even the most wonderful traditions – the annual family Christmas party,… Read more »

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  • The Many Options That Come with Cremation
    Posted: 12/10/2017

    Years ago, there was one factor that kept many families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral: People used to believe that if they chose cremation they could not have a funeral service, or if they did, it wouldn’t be as meaningful as it might be with traditional burial. When you choose Wilson… Read more »

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