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Phaneuf Family Foundation 2022 performance

The Phaneuf Family Foundation  is a 501(c)3) charitable nonprofit launched in fall 2019 to provide funds for New Hampshire and Vermont residents who are unable to pay the full cost of a funeral. After three full years in operation, we see a continuing increase in requests for donations, and a growing need for donations toRead more

dying to talk podcast

Dying to Talk podcast topics

Dying to Talk is a podcast with light hearted and upbeat discussions of topics no one wants to talk about but needs to. Each episode covers a subject related to funeral services, the cremation process or death and dying. Dying to Talk is hosted by Buddy Phaneuf,  founder of the Cremation Society of New Hampshire,Read more

dying to talk

Phaneuf’s new podcast is Dying to Talk

Dying to Talk is a light-hearted and upbeat podcast with topics no one really wants to talk about. Each episode we choose a subject that is related to funeral services, the cremation process or death and dying. Dying to Talk is hosted by Buddy Phaneuf, the founder of the Cremation Society of New Hampshire, andRead more

unclaimed cremated remains

Unclaimed Cremated Remains Laid to Rest on Nov. 2, 2022

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium collaborates with Mt. Calvary Cemetery to offer a “home” for unclaimed cremated remains. A public mass to honor and accept the unclaimed remains is set for Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Chapel, 474 Goffstown Road, Manchester, NH. The public mass comes on All Souls Day, commemoratedRead more

hospice foundation of america

Annual caregiver event set for Nov. 2, 3

In keeping with our annual tradition of honoring those working in the hospice field during November (National Hospice Month), Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium will again host a free accredited program on Wednesday, Nov. 2 in Manchester, New Hampshire and Thursday, Nov. 3 in Brattleboro, Vermont. This year's offering is the Hospice Foundation of America'sRead more

estate planning

Free estate planning seminar Oct. 6

We’re presenting the popular Funeral and Estate Planning Seminar, where you’ll learn about the benefits of planning for your funeral or cremation as well as  protecting your future with proper estate planning, wills and trusts, and Medicaid issues. Buddy Phaneuf, president of Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, and Estate Attorney Frank Mesmer will present theRead more

great place to work

Phaneuf is a 2022 Great Place to Work company

For the second year in a row, Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium received a Great Place to Work certification for 2022 based on feedback from employees.. Phaneuf’s team ranks the funeral home 43% higher than average companies are rated, according to a U.S. National Employee Engagement Study. Phanuef employees ranked the company higher than theRead more

Speakers available

Speakers available for your organization

Buddy Phaneuf and the staff from Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium are available to speak at events and facilities on a variety of topics related to funerals, burials, cremation, death/dying and grieving.  Buddy is a fourth-generation funeral director, and has given presentations at retirement communities, libraries and seminars. His talks are interactive, with plenty ofRead more

death cafe

Death café scheduled for June 15 in Manchester

We often avoid talking about things that make us uncomfortable, even though talking about them can be helpful. Death is high on that list, which is why Phaneuf offers death cafés. At a death café, attendees come to talk about a variety of topics and issues related to death, such as hospice and palliative care,Read more

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Foundation participates in NH Gives

The nonprofit Phaneuf Family Foundation is participating in NH Gives on June 7 and 8, 2022. NH Gives is a statewide online 24-hour campaign from the NH Center for Nonprofits to raise awareness about NH nonprofits and connect donors to local nonprofits. Donations during the 24-hour campaign may be made to the Phaneuf Family FoundationRead more