• “When is Grandma coming back?”— Explaining Death to Children
    Posted: 05/10/2019

    Knowing what to say to children when a loved one dies can be a challenge. Many Indianapolis, Greenwood and Pendleton families have approached our team at ­­­­Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory  over the years wondering about the “best” ways to handle such a complex and emotional topic. In our work helping families plan… Read more »

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  • 4 Reasons to Choose a Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Posted: 04/29/2019

    One of the questions we’re often asked here at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory is whether there’s any noticeable difference between a family-owned funeral home and a funeral home that is part of a corporate-owned chain. Our answer is always a resounding, “Yes!” For more than 6 generations our family has been committed… Read more »

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  • Four Types of Funeral Ceremonies
    Posted: 03/22/2019

    Planning a funeral involves many personal decisions concerning how you or your loved one wish to be laid to rest. We often hear questions from the Indianapolis, Greenwood and Pendleton families we serve about the major differences between the funeral options we offer and what will fit best for their wishes, traditions, preferences, and budget.… Read more »

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  • Our Website, Your Online Home
    Posted: 03/08/2019

    In many ways, a company’s website is a modern-day storefront, offering visitors a first impression about what they do and who they are. This is certainly the case here at Wilson St. Pierre, as our website tells our family’s story and the history of the funeral home, provides information on the funeral and cremation services… Read more »

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  • 5 Tips for Helping Grieving Teens
    Posted: 02/22/2019

    Grief is overwhelming at any age, but the death of a loved one can be especially tough for teenagers, who are already dealing with the ups and downs of adolescence. Our staff at Wilson St. Pierre has a lot of experience planning funeral arrangements with families, and we realize trying to make sense of death… Read more »

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  • How to Talk to Your Parents About Preplanning
    Posted: 02/15/2019

    Here at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, we’ve noticed in recent years that more and more people are planning their own funeral. Some even choose to do it rather early in life – many as soon as they retire. Many of our neighbors in Indianapolis, Greenwood Franklin Township, and Pendleton realize that not… Read more »

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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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