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Cremation Cost Transparency

When it comes to making the difficult decisions that accompany the end of a life, understanding cremation cost is crucial for many families. The choice between a burial and cremation often comes down to cost, with the casket alone potentially surpassing a complete cremation package. For families wishing to honor their loved one’s last wishesRead more

Cremation Price Transparency

Understanding Cremation Price Transparency

For many consumers, price transparency creates trust and ease when dealing with a cremation provider. It means an open and frank communication of all costs and fees associated with the cremation. Transparency enables consumers to prepare financially, prevents last-minute financial burden and eliminates any potential surprises. It also means the difference between your loved onesRead more

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Cremation trends and cremation popularity

Cremation trends and cremation popularity The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) 2022 Cremation and Burial Report states the national cremation rate will reach 80% by 2035. It’s already close to that percentage in New Hampshire and Vermont. One reason for the increased interest in cremation is the variety of options for cremated remains. The popularityRead more

simple cremation

Simple cremation

A simple cremation is often called a direct cremation in the funeral industry term. A simple cremation is also sometimes called a “no ceremony cremation” or “basic cremation.” Simple cremation is the final disposition of a body performed soon after a death either at a crematory or a funeral home that houses its own crematorium.Read more

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Reducing our carbon footprint

Choosing cremation instead of a traditional burial is trending nationwide. The cremation process releases carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere, but Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is the first funeral home in New Hampshire and Vermont to offset its carbon footprint from cremation. With our long-term commitment to Native of Burlington, Vermont, Phaneuf makes aRead more

cremation remains options

Cremation remains options

There are new ways to memorialize your loved ones’ cremated remains. Here are four new cremation remains options to consider: Eterneva For centuries, diamonds have been a symbol of eternal love. Thanks to an evolution in technology, you can now extract carbon from cremation remains to grow a diamond. Eterneva, a grief wellness company basedRead more

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NH No. 5 in cremations in the nation

The latest cremation statistics from the Cremation Association of North America show that in 2020, New Hampshire had a cremation rate of 77.5%, the fifth highest in the nation. The average cost of cremation in NH is between $2,500 and $3,000. With Covid-19 and other factors, the cremation rate in 2021 likely exceeded 80%, butRead more

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Beware Legacy/Heritage Cremation Services

For some, it may be hard to imagine that a provider of end-of-life services would be dishonest or ambiguous about the services they provide, let alone where they are located. Unfortunately, however, companies like this do exist, and therefore it is important to do your research when selecting a cremation or funeral service provider. LegacyRead more

What is water cremation aka aquamation - Phaneuf

What is water cremation aka aquamation

Water cremation is an alternative process for the transformation of human remains using alkaline hydrolysis, by which bodies are dissolved into a liquid. Water cremation was recently in the news as it was chosen by Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu, who died in December 2021. Water cremation is an alternative option versus traditional cremationRead more

14 ideas for cremated remains - Phaneuf

14 ideas for cremated remains

As cremation becomes the choice of more Americans, we’re asked about ideas for cremated remains—besides a traditional  urn. There are  many options. We’ve seen cremated remains placed into holiday ornaments, glass paperweights and golf balls, among others. Here are 14 unique cremated remains ideas: Traditional cemetery burial with Cremation Many cemeteries allow the burial ofRead more