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How to Talk to Your Parents About Preplanning

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 […]

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Surviving the Winter Blues

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 […]

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Why Wouldn’t You Preplan Your Funeral?

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, […]

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Honoring a Loved One with a Charitable Donation During the Holidays

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 […]

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Ideas for Reconnecting with Life After a Loss

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 […]

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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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