Why Do We Wash Our Hands?

Posted on October 12th, 2018
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Legend has it that Louis XIV of France, who ruled primarily in the 17th century, once had three soap makers guillotined because their product irritated his skin. Don’t know it that is true or not, but when you work in deathcare, we do appreciate the importance of quality cleaning materials, particularly soap. At Martin Oaks […]

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Buried and Forgotten?

Posted on October 5th, 2018
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Benjamin Franklin once said: show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have. There certainly is wisdom in that quote: without those before us, we wouldn’t even be here. So Franklin was making the point that remembering and honoring those who preceded us here is an indicator of what kind […]

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Can Retirement Kill You?

Posted on September 27th, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory, located in Dallas, Texas (8750 N. Central Expy, Suite 625, Dallas, Texas 75231) and Lewisville, Texas (1230 Kingston Drive, Lewisville, Texas 75067), offers services to those who are frequently facing the most difficult chapter of their lives. Because of this, we are often asked questions that are almost impossible to […]

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Reunited In Death

Posted on September 19th, 2018
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In his unfinished novel, “The Last Tycoon,” F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote that “there are no second acts in American lives.” Scholars from the Fitzgerald Society argue that the author was actually an optimist, that this quote is misunderstood. We here at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory, located at 1230 Kingston Drive, Lewisville, Texas and 8750 […]

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Death and Rest

Posted on September 10th, 2018
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“Good night sweet prince, and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.” So Horatio bid goodbye to Hamlet in Shakespeare’s immortal tragedy.  Horatio knows full well all Hamlet had to endure; he knows of Hamlet’s unconditional love for his father, and where that love ultimately led. And Horatio’s role in this?  It is to […]

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