• 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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  • What Do Funeral Directors Do?
    Posted: 03/17/2022

    When members of our professional staff here at St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services meet someone new and mention working at a funeral home, you can imagine there are all kinds of reactions – and all kinds of questions. How did we get into this line of work? Do we enjoy it? Does it… Read more »

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  • Creating a Memorial Garden Helps in Healing After a Loss
    Posted: 03/01/2022

    There’s an old Chinese proverb that says, “If you want to be happy for a lifetime, be a gardener.” Our St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services staff wants to give this sentiment a new twist by saying, “If you want help healing after a loss, be a gardener.” In our own lives and through… Read more »

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  • Funeral Etiquette: What to Do and What Not to Do
    Posted: 02/07/2022

    Learning the ropes of how to behave appropriately at a funeral service can be tricky and possibly even awkward. As you navigate this process, remember that the family of the deceased person comes first. This is their time to show how important their loved one is to them and to express their love and appreciation… Read more »

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  • How Grief Rituals Help on Valentine’s Day
    Posted: 02/03/2022

    Since the Middle Ages, Valentine’s Day has been defined as a day specifically for love and affection. At St. Pierre Family Funeral & Cremation Services, we hear from families in the Indianapolis area who say it’s a tough holiday to face when you’ve recently lost someone special – and it might be especially difficult this… Read more »

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  • To Post or Not to Post After a Loved One’s Death
    Posted: 01/19/2022

    In today’s day and age, it can be difficult to navigate the unwritten rules of social media. And when it comes to sharing news about the death of a loved one, these waters become extra murky. Should you post about the death? If so, when? What details are appropriate to include – and leave out?… Read more »

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