Four of the Most Popular Personalization Options

January 11, 2021 | Categories: Blog, Funerals

At Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care , one of the questions we are often asked is, “How can I make the service for my loved one feel more personal?” This is a question our experienced team welcomes from the Indianapolis and Zionsville families we serve, knowing how much a meaningful service can help their grief…

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Why Gratitude is Important for the New Year

January 4, 2021 | Categories: Blog

The new year is approaching, and we know many of our neighbors in Indianapolis and Zionsville are thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. This is the time for not only a refresh, but it’s a chance to consciously do something different in the coming year. Our New Year’s resolution at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care?…

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Surviving the Winter Blues

December 11, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Grief

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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Top 10 Reasons to Preplan your Funeral

December 3, 2020 | Categories: Blog

You might be surprised how many strong opinions you have about your own funeral, memorial service, and final resting place. Our Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care staff has found this to be true for most Indianapolis families we’ve talked to over the years. While many people haven’t spent much time thinking through their end-of-life details,…

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How to Create the Perfect Video Tribute for Your Loved One’s Funeral

November 17, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Preplanning

If there is one thing we have learned here at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, it’s the importance funeral planning plays in the grief process. While this is certainly not easy for a person who is desperately missing a loved one, something happens when he/she starts making choices to personalize the funeral service. Our expert…

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Veteran Service FAQs

November 8, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Veterans

One of the reasons we have a blog is to inform our neighbors in Zionsville and Indianapolis on how to put their own funeral arrangements in writing, differences in cremation and burial, and give ideas for helping a friend grieve. Our caring team prides ourselves in serving our neighbors with the most compassion and care.…

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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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