Blog

  • 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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  • The Difference Family Ownership Makes
    Posted: 11/20/2017

    When it comes time to lay a loved one to rest, you want to be certain the funeral home you choose cares enough about you to do all it takes to understand what is important to your family. Some funeral service providers here in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton are owned by large corporations far from… Read more »

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  • A Tribute to Veterans
    Posted: 11/10/2017

    Today is the day we set aside to honor American veterans – those valiant soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen of the U.S. Armed Forces – who all share a dedication to the defense of freedom. For generations, Indiana veterans have honored us with this sacrifice, and so all of us here at Wilson… Read more »

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  • How Much Does a Funeral Cost?
    Posted: 10/31/2017

    For many families, the need to plan a funeral comes unexpectedly. Complex arrangement decisions must be made during a most difficult time, and the cost of funeral services plays a large role in this planning process. Not surprisingly, most people are under the impression that funeral services cost more than they really do. How much… Read more »

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  • Why a Permanent Memorial is Always Important
    Posted: 10/27/2017

    Many Indianapolis and Central Indiana families find that cremation meets their family’s needs best. Even if cremation is your loved one’s choice, we always try to stress the importance of establishing a permanent memorial for a loved one. We have found this can be very helpful to the grieving and healing process. An enduring honor… Read more »

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  • Top Three Myths About Preplanning
    Posted: 09/29/2017

    In life, we are almost always planning ahead for our future. Planning toward a personal goal or planning for the next phase of life. We set a plan so we can know where we’re headed. Planning relieves stress and answers many questions ahead of time. One thing people do not always plan for is their… Read more »

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  • Announcing Our Newly Relaunched Blog!
    Posted: 09/22/2017

    Welcome to the newly relaunched Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory blog! If this is your first time stopping by our website or our blog, we hope you’ll spend some time getting to know us, including the many ways we can serve Indianapolis and Central Indiana families. We’re so excited about the opportunity to interact… Read more »

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  • Preplanning in tough economic times
    Posted: 08/08/2016

    Many families are hesitant to make an investment for future funeral expenses, particularly in tough economic times.  Many are focused on taking care of more immediate expenses such as healthcare, housing and education.  However, even a brief look at the benefits of funeral pre-planning shows that it is a sound investment, both for your own… Read more »

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  • Reconnecting through Facebook
    Posted: 07/19/2016

    Facebook has changed the world. In seconds you can find a long lost friend or loved one and see his or her relationship status, profession, or new look. Facebook makes it easy to stay up to date with each other’s lives and helps relationships survive the test of time and long distance. When a loved… Read more »

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