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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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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Why Amelia Earhart Still Matters

Posted on March 9th, 2018
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One of the most difficult aspects of a loved one passing is balancing positive memories with grief that turns into a debilitating condition. You can almost become a prisoner to the past, locked into a system that is beyond control. As we at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas have seen, working through […]

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Important National Conversations

Posted on February 23rd, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas has never had the experience of directly dealing with a mass casualty event such as the one which occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  However, like virtually everyone else in our society, we have felt an emotional impact from the horrific event — […]

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