Top Three Myths About Preplanning

September 10, 2019 | Categories: Blog, 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. The families we serve here in Indianapolis and Zionsville are particularly goal-oriented. We set a plan so we can know where we’re headed. Planning relieves stress and answers many questions ahead…

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Q&A – What Are My Options for Final Disposition

August 21, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Final Disposition

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 – or final disposition option. There are many preferences, cultural elements, and religious requirements that can go into such a decision, and the…

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Creating a Meaningful Tribute on a Budget

August 14, 2019 | Categories: Affordability, Blog

At Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, it’s our privilege to serve people in Indianapolis and Zionsville 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…

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What Do I Do If My Loved One Passes Away While Traveling?

July 22, 2019 | Categories: Blog

The world gets smaller every day. No one understands this more than those of us who live in Indianapolis and Zionsville. More people are 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 – and far from…

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Creative Ways to Memorialize with Cremation

July 10, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Cremation

When a family in Indianapolis or Zionsville is considering cremation instead of traditional burial, they may wonder if their options are limited or even impersonal – but this is definitely not the case when you choose ­­­­Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care. More people in Indiana and around the U.S. are choosing cremation than ever before,…

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5 Tips for Helping Grieving Teens

June 20, 2019 | Categories: Blog

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 Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care has plenty of experience planning funeral arrangements with families, and we realize trying to make sense of…

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6 Reasons to Plan Your Own Funeral

June 10, 2019 | Categories: Blog

Is it strange to plan your own funeral? We don’t think so. While no one likes to dwell on the idea of their own death, there are a number of advantages to preplanning with Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Care. Some say it’s the greatest gift of love you can give to your family. Whether you’re…

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How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

May 24, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Funerals

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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Veteran Burials – What You Need to Know

May 17, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Veterans

It’s the time of year when all Americans honor and remember our fallen heroes who served our country. If there’s anything we know about Indiana families, it’s how patriotic they are! But for the family members and friends of these U.S. veterans, Memorial Day is especially meaningful. What once originated as Decoration Day, Memorial Day…

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What Should I Send? And Other Funeral Etiquette Tips

May 10, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Funeral Etiquette

When someone dies, it is often difficult to know how to show your support to the loved one’s family. Of course, you know they are probably feeling sad, shocked, overwhelmed, angry – or any combination of these emotions. What might help you when you are feeling that way may not be the same for them.…

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