Cremating A Friend

Posted on July 3rd, 2018
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As owners of Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory, we are frequently asked how difficult it is to cremate and/or bury a friend. The answer is that it is very difficult to provide final disposition for someone you know and care about.  No matter how often it happens, it never gets easier. Of course, the deceased […]

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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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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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Finding Meaning in Death

Posted on June 13th, 2018
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The author Shannon Alder once noted that we should carve our names on hearts, not on tombstones. How true. At Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas, we find ourselves dealing with those who have already passed away, the funeral directors they have chosen, the burial or cremation plans which have been made. But […]

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