Aftermath of a Death

Posted on May 21st, 2018
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When a loved one passes, it is uncanny how often we learn something new about them. And that knowledge frequently leads to questions — questions which, unfortunately, never end up satisfactorily answered. We hear these stories all the time at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas. A recent example occurred when an acquaintance […]

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A Celebration of Life

Posted on May 17th, 2018
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Following is a piece submitted by Lucille Rosetti to Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory. We appreciate hearing from our readers. How to Honor a Loved One Letting go of the people we love is always a challenge, but taking the time to grieve and say goodbye can make the parting a little easier to bear. […]

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Cremation, Burial, and Choices

Posted on May 3rd, 2018
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This is the second in our series on questions and answers about cremation.  We appreciate the feedback and comments we have received on our previous blog. Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory is located just north of the Dallas Fort Worth airport in Lewisville, Texas.  Our historic cemetery was founded around the time of the Civil […]

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Our Experiences with Cremation

Posted on April 30th, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory has been in business since the mid-1980’s.  During that time, we have cremated and/or buried thousands in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Because of the long-term nature of the Oaks, we have experienced all manner of issues surrounding death — we thought it might be helpful to share some thoughts we […]

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“Anatomy” of Final Disposition

Posted on April 23rd, 2018
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As we wrote in this space last week, cremations and funerals, while keeping up with the times, in many ways have not really changed. Memorial services may feature less traditional rites, music may be reflective of this time, and willingness to cremate vs. bury have all undergone a metamorphosis — but fundamentally, the meaning of […]

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