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Can You Trust Your Funeral Home? 5 Ways to Make Sure You Are Making a Good Choice

If you are going through the difficult and heart-wrenching process of burying a loved one, the trustworthiness of a funeral home is probably not at the top of your list of concerns. Most funeral homes treat their customers with the respect and sensitivity that you would expect, however it is not always clear what mayRead more

Upcoming episodes of “Dying to Talk”

  We’re in the fifth week of our new “Dying to Talk” radio program on 107.7 The Pulse and things are going great. So far we’ve discussed cremation, and talked to John Heald, Director of Business Development for Tributes.com, along with funeral directors Mandy Desmarias and Madison Fortin, about how social media is changing theRead more

New radio show, “Dying to Talk” airs Sept. 12

  I’m really excited to announce that we’re going to be doing a new radio show starting Sept. 12. Called “Dying to Talk,” it will be a lighthearted look at topics related to death, funerals, cremation and other issues people don’t normally like to talk about. By airing this radio show, we hope to getRead more

Yield to funeral processions

  After seeing some confused motorists who aren’t clear on what to do when a line of cars headed to the cemetery passes by, it seemed time to revisit the rules of the road when it comes to funeral processions. These rules aren’t just recommended etiquette – they’re state law. Operators of vehicles in aRead more

What to do when there’s a death in the family

  The death of a family member is a traumatic event and one most people don’t ever want to think about. But what if a family member dies suddenly: Would you know what to do? Having some idea of what to expect will aid you in making arrangements during a very stressful time. Here areRead more

Common funeral and cremation terms

  Not everyone has been to a funeral or has experience with cremation, so when it comes time to make final arrangements for either yourself or a loved one, you may be unfamiliar with some of the terms being used. To help make the process easier, here are 35 common terms that you may comeRead more

Phaneuf Funeral Homes Professional Training Programs

One little knownaspect of what we do at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is conduct training programs and workshops for caregivers and those in the healthcare field.  At first blush, there may seem to be a disconnect in a funeral home providing this sort of training.  However, we have found that nearly all caregivers haveRead more