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Buddy Phaneuf with Bob Sweeney and Rick Middleton

Phaneuf drafted by Bruins for local game

Phaneuf Funeral Homes President Buddy Phaneuf is a consummate professional, with a lifetime of experience serving families who have suffered the loss of a loved one. If you see him around the funeral home, you’ll notice that he’s kind, caring, and compassionate. In his spare time, though, he’s got a whole different personality. You see,Read more

Phaneuf Funeral Directors Included in NHPR Story on Green Burials

Phaneuf’s own Buddy Phaneuf and Mandy Desmaris were interviewed by New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) reporter Ryan Lessard for a recent story about the green burial movement. The story, titled “The Death Machine,” first aired on the show Outside/In (a production of NHPR) on January 19, 2017. The story runs 30 minutes, and is definitelyRead more

Phaneuf Recognized in Local and Worldwide Trade Publications

On November 21, 2016, Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium received the 2017 Innovation & Excellence Global Award, designated by Corporate LiveWire, a provider of the latest business news and developments worldwide. On Thursday, November 24, 2016, a worldwide weekly publication by the National Funeral Directors Association, Memorial Business Journal, published a short article on the award. Also, on Monday,Read more

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is Named the 2017 Innovation and Excellence Global Award by Corporate LiveWire

Manchester, NH, November 21, 2016 – Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, one of the oldest family-run funeral homes in New Hampshire, was named the recipient of the prestigious 2017 Innovation & Excellence Global Award by Corporate LiveWire, a provider of the latest business news and developments from around the globe.Read more

Mandy Desmarais: NH Patriot Guard Riders’ Honoree

We are proud to announce that our very own Mandy Desmarais has been honored by the New Hampshire Patriot Guard Riders! The New Hampshire Patriot Guard Riders is a chapter of a nationwide organization that seeks to give and inspire respect for our nation’s fallen warriors.Read more

Mandy and Madison Attend Manager Bootcamp in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Last month, Phaneuf funeral directors Mandy Desmaris and Madison Fortin had the opportunity to attend a four-day, in-depth training seminar.Read more

Free Lunch & Learn Seminar – November 16

Planning for the future can be a stressful; much is unknown and it’s difficult to know where to look for credible answers. This is especially true when planning final arrangements.Read more


Caregiver Seminar Managing Conflict/Finding Meaning: Supporting Families at Life’s End

On November 16, Phaneuf Funeral Homes will host a free seminar for caregivers in Manchester.Read more

All Soul’s Day: Laying Unclaimed Remains to Rest

Every year people are cremated and sit abandoned on funeral home shelves across the country. They are sometimes referred to as shelf people.Read more

Our Tour of Harvard Brain Bank

Recently, several of the staff here at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium were given the unique opportunity to tour the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center (HBTRC) in Belmont, MA.Read more