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How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

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 […]

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Why a Permanent Memorial is Always Important

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 […]

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Top Three Myths About Preplanning

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 […]

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Announcing Our Newly Relaunched Blog!

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 […]

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Preplanning in tough economic times

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 […]

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Reconnecting through Facebook

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 […]

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Proud to Fly the Flag

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 […]

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Coping With The Death Of A Child

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 […]

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Weddings and funerals: unique celebrations of love and life

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 […]

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Stop Promising Yourself, Start Doing

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 […]

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