How the Changing Seasons Impact Grief 

October 9, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Grief

“Every May, my mom helped me plant a garden. She died last fall and I tear up even thinking about shopping for flowers without her.”   “When the weather would warm up, my grandpa made his famous BBQ chicken just about every weekend. Now that he’s gone, even the smell of a cookout makes me sad.” …

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Empowering Those at the End of Their Lives Through Preplanning

October 8, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Preplanning

People can be a little unsettled by a discussion about death, but it’s so important that end-of-life discussions happen within all Indianapolis and Zionsville families, as well as between a family or individual and a trusted funeral home. From our experience at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, making prearrangements can be particularly beneficial, mentally and…

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4 Tips for Sorting Through a Loved One’s Belongings After Death

September 14, 2020 | Categories: Blog

Families who come to Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care from all around Indianapolis and Zionsville often tell us that one of the most heartbreaking moments of losing a loved one is returning to an empty home filled with memories – and possessions. Organizing items that have been collected over the decades is a daunting but…

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Is Traditional Burial Better than Cremation?

September 7, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Final Disposition

Families have to make many important and deeply personal decisions after a loved one dies, including whether to choose traditional burial or cremation. Often, this decision is a complicated one due to conflicting opinions, religious convictions, and financial considerations. That’s where the professional staff at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care comes in. We know a meaningful tribute brings a great deal…

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6 Reasons to Plan Your Own Funeral

August 17, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Preplanning

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 & Cremation Care. Some say it’s the greatest gift of love you can give to your family. Whether you’re…

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The Many Options That Come with Cremation

August 13, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Cremation

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral: People used to believe that if they chose cremation they could not have a funeral service, or if they did, it wouldn’t be as meaningful as it might be with traditional burial. When you choose Simplicity…

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Funeral Etiquette

July 16, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Funeral Etiquette

At Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care we have heard many questions from the Indianapolis and Zionsville communities about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide personalized funeral services for families to…

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Your Questions about Cremation…Answered

July 9, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Cremation

For families in Indianapolis and Zionsville, the choice of whether to have a traditional burial or cremation can be very personal. You have to take into consideration preferences, religious and cultural beliefs, and budget. At Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care we believe, ultimately, you have decide what makes sense for you and your family. With…

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Responding to a Friend Who is Grieving

June 15, 2020 | 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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Why You Should Have a Funeral

June 8, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Funerals

When it comes to making end-of-life arrangements, every family has a different set of needs and wishes. Our professional staff at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care is ready to accommodate your family and guide you through every choice associated with this process. While different religious and cultural customs may take major precedence in the selections…

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