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Cremation Q&A

For families in Greenwood, Indianapolis, and Pendleton, the choice of whether to have a traditional burial or cremation can be very personal. You have to take into consideration preferences, religious and cultural beliefs, and budget. At Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Services & Crematory, we believe, ultimately, you have decide what makes sense for you and […]

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Can I Wear Color to a Funeral? … And Other Funeral Etiquette Questions

At Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Services & Crematory, we have heard many questions from the Greenwood, Indianapolis, and Pendleton communities about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide personalized funeral services […]

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How to Create the Perfect Video Tribute for Your Loved One’s Funeral

If there is one thing we have learned here at Wilson St. Pierre, it’s the importance funeral planning plays in the grief process. While this is certainly not easy for a person who is desperately missing a loved one, something happens when he/she starts making choices to personalize the funeral service. Our expert team knows […]

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Love Lost: Is It Ever Too Soon to Move On?

There is an old German proverb that says, “The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb.” If that’s true, how much more so is the pain after you lose a spouse or partner? The pain is so intense, there is actually a confirmed phenomenon called the “widowhood effect,” although it […]

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The Many Ways to Personalize a Loved One’s Farewell

For many of the families we serve in Indianapolis, Greenwood, Pendleton, and surrounding communities, a memento of a loved one can be incredibly comforting in the days and months following a death. With many memorial items to choose from at Wilson St. Pierre, you are sure to find something that represents your loved one. For […]

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Your Family’s Wishes vs. Your Wishes

One of the primary benefits to planning your own funeral is having the ability to make your wishes known. Your family, no doubt, wants to honor you by fulfilling your final wishes, and preplanning with Wilson St. Pierre allows you to communicate those desires to them clearly. If for any reason, there could be a […]

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Managing Grief During the Holidays

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, […]

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The Many Options That Come with Cremation

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 […]

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The Difference Family Ownership Makes

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 […]

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A Tribute to Veterans

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 […]

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