Goodbyes After Death

Posted on June 28th, 2018
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When a loved one passes, grief often lasts long after the funeral service/ burial or cremation.  And it can express itself in a variety of forms. We at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas, Texas, right next to Denton, Texas, have had a chance to witness this ourselves. […]

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Is There Such A Thing As A “Good Death?”

Posted on June 25th, 2018
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As the famed psychologist Edwin Shneidman many times noted, you don’t have to die, it will done for you. Shneidman also remarked that a person doesn’t experience death — the living who are there experience your death. These meditations from one of the foremost experts on the subject of death — Shneidman studied it, particularly […]

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Dog, Cats, Smarts, and Cremations

Posted on June 22nd, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas, just south of Denton, Texas and just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, receives numerous inquiries about pet cremation. We do not cremate or bury pets.  There are, however, a number of facilities in the area which do offer those services — give us a call if […]

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Anatomy of Suicide

Posted on June 18th, 2018
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You don’t often think of Karl Rove and David Axelrod as being in agreement on anything.  They mostly are on opposite sides of the fence. Rove, of course, worked in the White House for President George Bush, while Axelrod worked in the same setting, only for President Barack Obama.  About as Ying and Yang as […]

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New Thinking on Obituaries

Posted on June 11th, 2018
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In the course of doing cremations and burials at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas, we frequently are asked about obituaries. Who writes them, how do they get published in local newspapers, questions such as these. Since we do many Dallas cremations, Fort Worth cremations, these inquiries are often focused on the two […]

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