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4 Tips for When It’s Time to Care for an Aging Parent

We have good news to share with families in Greenwood, Pendleton, and Indianapolis! Americans are living longer than ever before. With that news comes a caveat: Longer life spans confront us with new, and often daunting, challenges…especially when it comes to caring for an aging family member. Sometimes, crisis strikes suddenly and responsibility for a […]

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Veteran Burials – What You Need to Know

It’s the time of year when all Americans observe and honor our brave veteran heroes. If there’s anything we know about families in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton, it’s how patriotic they are! But for the family members and friends of these U.S. veterans, Veterans Day is especially meaningful. And for all of us, Veterans Day […]

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Creating a Meaningful Tribute on a Budget

At Wilson St. Pierre, it’s our privilege to serve families in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton from all faiths, cultural backgrounds, and walks of life. It does not matter what your needs or budget are, because we are going to help you craft a service that is memorable and personal. They say the best things in […]

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Tips for Writing a Meaningful Obituary

American playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder once said, “The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” To be sure, grief is inescapable and a part of the normal human experience after a death occurs. But one way we can express our gratitude to our loved ones is through preparing a farewell that […]

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The First 5 Things You Should Do When a Loved One Dies

If someone you love has just died, your head is probably spinning. Your life will never be the same, but there are some very practical things you need to handle. Here are the top five things the team at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory would advise you to do after losing someone close […]

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What Do I Do If My Loved One Dies While Traveling?

The world gets smaller every day. No one understands this more than those of us who live in the Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton areas, now with more people traveling and spending longer periods of time away from home. People are also retiring earlier and often pursue leisure in communities far from where they were born […]

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Social Media Do’s and Don’ts: 4 Tips to Know Before You Post

Social media has enriched our lives in many different ways. We’ve all heard the stories about the high school sweethearts who reconnected on Facebook and lived happily ever. And many of us who live here in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton have loved ones spread across the country with whom we are able to share photos […]

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Creating Meaningful Receptions

Receptions can be an important part of the healing process. They allow families in Marion and Johnson Counties and beyond to come together and support one another in a relaxed atmosphere, laugh about the good times with their loved one, and appreciate the moments they shared with them. At a funeral or memorial service, the […]

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Q&A – What Are My Options for Burial

One of the most important decisions you will make when it comes time to plan a funeral for someone you love, or for yourself when preplanning, is choosing a final resting place. There are many preferences, cultural elements, and religious requirements that can go into such a decision, and the team at Wilson St. Pierre […]

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Personalization: Show What Made Your Loved One Special

At Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Services & Crematory, we believe every life in Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Pendleton represents a unique story. When it comes time to say goodbye to your loved one, our goal is to help you tell their own story in the most meaningful, personal way possible. Our trained staff will spend time […]

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