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  • Surviving the Winter Blues
    Posted: 02/08/2019

    Even living in the beautiful state of Indiana, the winter months can get a little hard and maybe even depressing, as the days get shorter and the temperature dips. This can be even more true if you’ve recently lost a loved one. But it is important to try and keep your spirits up, and there… Read more »

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  • Why Wouldn’t You Preplan Your Funeral?
    Posted: 02/01/2019

    Most of us don’t like to think about our own mortality – let alone plan for it. Sure, we make arrangements for other events in life. Think of the planning involved when you make a major purchase or organize a vacation or party. Not to mention the thought and time you invest thinking (and, perhaps,… Read more »

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  • Honoring a Loved One with a Charitable Donation During the Holidays
    Posted: 12/18/2018

    One of the things many people face when grieving the loss of a loved one is the fear of forgetting him or her and what they meant to you. Here at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, our team is committed to helping our neighbors in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton honor a friend or… Read more »

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  • Ideas for Reconnecting with Life After a Loss
    Posted: 12/04/2018

    It’s quite usual – and normal – for people who have suffered a loss to go into a kind of isolation. It’s common to feel tremendous sorrow and dislocation even long after the funeral service is over. The normal routines of life have been cruelly interrupted. At Wilson St. Pierre, we have witnessed this pain… Read more »

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  • 4 Tips for When It’s Time to Care for an Aging Parent
    Posted: 11/20/2018

    We have good news to share with families in Greenwood, Pendleton, and Indianapolis! Americans are living longer than ever before. With that news comes a caveat: Longer life spans confront us with new, and often daunting, challenges…especially when it comes to caring for an aging family member. Sometimes, crisis strikes suddenly and responsibility for a… Read more »

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  • Veteran Burials – What You Need to Know
    Posted: 11/09/2018

    It’s the time of year when all Americans observe and honor our brave veteran heroes. If there’s anything we know about families in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton, it’s how patriotic they are! But for the family members and friends of these U.S. veterans, Veterans Day is especially meaningful. And for all of us, Veterans Day… Read more »

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  • Creating a Meaningful Tribute on a Budget
    Posted: 10/23/2018

    At Wilson St. Pierre, it’s our privilege to serve families in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton from all faiths, cultural backgrounds, and walks of life. It does not matter what your needs or budget are, because we are going to help you craft a service that is memorable and personal. They say the best things in… Read more »

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  • Tips for Writing a Meaningful Obituary
    Posted: 10/09/2018

    American playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder once said, “The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” To be sure, grief is inescapable and a part of the normal human experience after a death occurs. But one way we can express our gratitude to our loved ones is through preparing a farewell that… Read more »

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  • The First 5 Things You Should Do When a Loved One Dies
    Posted: 10/02/2018

    If someone you love has just died, your head is probably spinning. Your life will never be the same, but there are some very practical things you need to handle. Here are the top five things the team at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory would advise you to do after losing someone close… Read more »

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  • What Do I Do If My Loved One Dies While Traveling?
    Posted: 09/14/2018

    The world gets smaller every day. No one understands this more than those of us who live in the Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton areas, now with more people traveling and spending longer periods of time away from home. People are also retiring earlier and often pursue leisure in communities far from where they were born… Read more »

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