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Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium Acquires Ker Westerlund Funeral Home

Phaneuf’s purchase of Vermont funeral home expands its services to western NH, Keene and southern VT and will house the first Cremation Society of NH in Vermont Manchester, NH, March 1, 2018 – Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, one of the oldest family-run funeral homes in New Hampshire, announced it has acquired Ker Westerlund FuneralRead more

Preplanning Webinar

Our Popular Pre-Planning Seminar is Going Virtual

Join us for a webinar on January 24 at noon Facing mortality is difficult for all of us – and facing the mortality of someone we love is sometimes even more difficult. However, confronting that difficult task, and making plans for the inevitable is one of the most loving gifts you can give to yourRead more

Community Speaker Bureau – Resources Available

Our funeral homes have been serving families for more than a century. It’s our job to help make coping in the immediate aftermath of losing  a loved one a bit easier. Planning and arranging ceremonies to celebrate the end of life is what we do every day. However, you don’t have to wait until youRead more

A Swedish ritual can teach Americans how to better prepare for death

Those who have experienced the death of a loved one know that part of the grieving process can involve cleaning out the home of the deceased. Sometimes only sorting some belongings, such as clothing and personal items is necessary; other times, if no one else is living in the home, everything from furniture to cookwareRead more

woman lying on table in morgue

How the opioid crisis inspired NH’s medical examiner to make a career change

There are many consequences to the current opioid epidemic much of the country -- including New Hampshire -- is facing. Over the last several years, what’s become the deadliest drug crisis in American history has torn families apart, prompted louder calls for access to effective treatment for addiction, and, according to the Centers for DiseaseRead more

This Week: When Grief is Complicated Event

On Thursday, November 16, Phaneuf Funeral Homes will host a free seminar for professional and family caregivers titled, “When Grief is Complicated.” Research from US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health indicates that up to 20 percent of people who experience grief struggle with more complicated physiological responses. Complications from grief can presentRead more

Buddy Phaneuf and Mark Johnson

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium Acquires Cate and Johnson Funeral Home

Manchester, NH, October 3, 2017 – Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, one of the oldest family-run funeral homes in New Hampshire, announced that it has acquired Cate and Johnson Funeral Home, an independently owned, family-run funeral home serving the Greater Manchester, NH area for close to 100 years. The purchase will help to expand Phaneuf’sRead more

Digital asset management

Manage Your Online Accounts Before It’s Too Late – October Phaneuf Event

For many of us, technology and the Internet have become fixtures of daily life. Whether it be logging into social media accounts to keep up with friends and family, or our email accounts for topics both important and trivial, the various online portals containing information about ourselves—much of it sensitive—can be challenging to manage evenRead more

American Flag Etiquette

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium Collects Unserviceable American Flags for Proper Disposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephanie McLaughlin, 617.899.2856 24/7 drop box set up in Manchester Manchester, NH, September xx, 2017 – Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, one of the oldest family-run funeral homes in New Hampshire, is collecting worn, tattered or torn American flags and will use its facilities to provide a respectful retirement. As aRead more

Phaneuf Funeral Homes Staff Participates in Unique Team Building Activity: Goat Yoga

Three members of the Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium tried a unique type of yoga recently – it’s called goat yoga. Yes, you read that right. Apparently, it’s a real thing. Madison Fortin, Stephanie Knotts, and Mandy Desmarais went to goat yoga last month at Jenness Farm in Nottingham, NH. As you can see byRead more