Cremations and Funerals Never Really Change

Posted on April 19th, 2018
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So, are cremation procedures changing with the times?  Are funeral services, memorial services and burials keeping pace with societal evolution? The answer to those questions is paradoxical — yes, the times are changing in deathcare.  And no, the basics are still the same. Let us explain. Keep in mind we are talking about rites that […]

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Coldest Case in History Cracked

Posted on April 5th, 2018
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Like many in the funeral business or funeral related businesses, Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory has followed the publicity around DNA. Identification of loved ones is obviously an overwhelmingly important issue and DNA is a prime key. It’s safe to say that no one ever expected the science of DNA to develop to the point […]

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Rusty Staub, RIP

Posted on March 30th, 2018
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“Send not to know for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee.” The words of John Donne came to mind when we heard that Rusty Staub passed away yesterday at the age of 73. One of the features of death that we at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory have observed is that the event […]

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The Life and Cremation of Superstar Artist Agnes Martin

Posted on March 23rd, 2018
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One of America’s greatest artists, Agnes Martin, who was born this month in 1912, marched to a different drummer during her life — a drummer that she could not always control. Even in death, she passed away and was cremated in 2004, Martin’s fate was determined, at least to some extent, by others. We here […]

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Some Swallows Do Return To Capistrano

Posted on March 21st, 2018
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Holidays, particularly major ones like Christmas, tend to bring back memories of when lost loved ones were there to help celebrate.  At Martin Oaks Crematory and Cemetery in Lewisville, Texas, we can always tell when special holidays are coming, as flowers and other remembrances begin to appear at gravesides. Even with the advent of more […]

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