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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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  • Proud to Fly the Flag
    Posted: 06/20/2016

    As we have young men and women fighting for freedom overseas, the words “You’re a grand ole’ flag, you’re a high flying flag” have never rung so true. As Americans, we can be proud of what our country stands for, proud of the accomplishments our countrymen have achieved, proud of the brave men and women… Read more »

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  • Coping With The Death Of A Child
    Posted: 05/03/2016

    The parent-child relationship is physically, socially, and psychologically unique from all other human relationships, and no parent ever wants to think about that relationship ending with the death of their child.  However, parents all over the world lose children each and every day, and they must find a way not only to cope, but to… Read more »

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  • Weddings and funerals: unique celebrations of love and life
    Posted: 04/19/2016

    If you think that traditional funeral services have to be solemn and, to some extent, cookie-cutter, you may want to reconsider.  In much the same way that a wedding is a grand celebration of holy matrimony, a funeral can be a memorable celebration of your loved one’s life.  Whether it is an intimate gathering of… Read more »

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  • Stop Promising Yourself, Start Doing
    Posted: 04/13/2016

    Have you ever wanted to learn a foreign language, travel to Europe or ride a camel? In life, it is so difficult to take the first step but always so rewarding. We go through life wanting to see it all and unless you make moves to realize those desires, they will never be. It is… Read more »

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