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Phaneuf Prepares as Coronavirus Affects NH/VT

Phaneuf Funeral Home served the community through the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic. Today, we are making  daily adjustments to the way we conduct business and support local families during the current COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a frightening reality for all of us, though it is heartening to see residents in New Hampshire, Vermont and neighboring statesRead more

Coronavirus and the funeral industry

Like most small businesses in the country, we’re actively discussing and taking precautions for COVID-19 a.k.a. the Coronavirus. Your wellbeing is always a top consideration at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, so we thought it was a good idea to share where we are on the Coronavirus and funerals subject today, including information from theRead more

Few Seats Remain for November Caregiver Event

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium will host a free Continuing Education(CE) Seminar as part of November’s annual National Family Caregivers Month at two locations on Thursday, November 14. This year’s program is AGING AMERICA: Coping with Loss, Dying, and Death in Later Life. It is  the Hospice Foundation of America’s 2019 Living with Grief® programRead more

Honoring Veterans 365 Days a Year

A recent article about unclaimed veterans’ cremation remains caught our attention. It was heartening, especially as Veterans Day approaches, to read about a high school shop class creating wooden urns for some of New Mexico’s homeless veterans who passed. The finished products show care and respect –appropriate for these patriots who, for whatever circumstances, didRead more

Unclaimed remains services

Unclaimed Cremated Remains Laid to Rest on Nov. 4

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is once again collaborating 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 Monday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Chapel, 474 Goffstown Road, Manchester, NH. The public mass comes soon afterRead more

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Guidance on Nontraditional Funerals

There is a cultural shift in America from death denying to death positivity. More people seek information about end-of-life options beyond traditional casket burial. A nontraditional funeral discussion will present the many end-of-life options for New Hampshire residents. The free event is set for 10-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 23, at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium,Read more

Phaneuf Family Foundation

Phaneuf Family Foundation Formed

Everyone deserves a dignified farewell. That’s the impetus behind the Phaneuf Family Foundation, a non-profit offering financial assistance for funeral and cremation arrangements for needy New Hampshire and Vermont families and individuals. “The Phaneuf Family Foundation is an opportunity to assist families in need, as well as those who pass away without family members,” saidRead more

Phaneuf Family Foundation

Phaneuf Family Foundation Funds NH and VT Residents’ Funeral Costs

The Phaneuf Family Foundation launches summer 2019 with a three-fold mission: Providing financial assistance for funeral and cremation arrangements for needy individuals and families Providing financial support to hospice and other caregiver organizations Providing scholarships to students attending New England Mortuary College “The Phaneuf Family Foundation is an opportunity to assist families in need, asRead more

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Phaneuf Funeral Director Selected for Meet the Mentors Program

Stephanie Knotts, a licensed funeral director with Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, was selected by the National Funeral Directors Association to participate in the Meet the Mentors program in March, which was held in Atlanta, Georgia. Stephanie was one of 50 funeral professionals aged 40 or younger or new to the profession (first licensed withinRead more

NH Statehouse

Phaneuf Supports New Hampshire Funeral and Cremation Legislation Change

Buddy Phaneuf, President of Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, recently testified in front of the New Hampshire House of Representatives subcommittee on the subject of HB 301, which relates to the funeral and burial or cremation expenses for assisted persons. Buddy spoke on behalf of funeral directors across the state of New Hampshire in anRead more