We Are Proud to Fly the Flag for Our Veterans

November 15, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Veterans

As we consider the young men and women who have fought for our freedom throughout the years, whether overseas and protecting our borders at home, the words “You’re a grand ole’ flag, you’re a high-flying flag” take on special meaning. As Americans – and as people from Indianapolis and Zionsville – our caring team at…

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Is a Funeral Worth the Hassle and Expense?

October 28, 2019 | Categories: Blog

When a loved one dies, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning a funeral or memorial service. The details, the cost, and the emotional investment may seem to add more stress to an already difficult situation. At Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, we know it’s extremely important to honor and celebrate the…

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Tips for Writing a Meaningful Obituary

October 21, 2019 | Categories: Blog

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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Responding to a Friend Who is Grieving

September 24, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Grief

All of us in the Indianapolis and Zionsville communities have been touched by loss. Even if you haven’t lost someone very close to you, you probably love someone who has. So what happens when a friend is in the grips of grief? It can be hard to know what to do, especially if death isn’t…

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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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