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Free funeral planning lunches set for May, June

When planning for the inevitable, you alleviate the burden on your family and friends of making difficult funeral planning decisions on your behalf. They won’t wonder what you  wanted; they’ll know. Likewise, if you are supporting a friend or family member with their planning, you’re helping provide peace of mind for them and their families.Read more

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NH State Veterans Cemetery now allows non-active Guards, Reservists

Service people in the National Guard and military reserves are eligible for burial at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, regardless of active-duty status, with the newly-passed Burial Equity for Guards and Reservist Act. Prior to the act’s passage, only guard members and reservists on active duty could  be buried in the NH State Veterans CemeteryRead more

Jennifer Roberts receives 2021 foundation scholarship - Phaneuf

Jennifer Roberts receives 2021 foundation scholarship

The nonprofit Phaneuf Family Foundation awarded its 2021 scholarship to Jennifer Roberts, a mortuary student from Concord attending  FINE Mortuary College. “Jennifer has the right demeanor to help families through the hardest time in their lives. We’re proud to help her toward her career as an end-of-life professional,” said Arthur O. “Buddy” Phaneuf, President ofRead more

Meet our arrangers: Aeriel and Kelley - Phaneuf

Meet our arrangers: Aeriel and Kelley

Aeriel Cardillo Aeriel Cardillo and Kelley Molloy joined the Phaneuf family of funeral directors this winter. Both Aeriel and Kelley knew early on that they wanted careers in the end-of-life field – and both encourage loved ones to think about funeral pre-planning. “I don’t tell them to plan ahead just because I work at Phaneuf,”Read more

Meet our Funeral Directors: Kade Stewart - Phaneuf

Meet our Funeral Directors: Kade Stewart

Kade Stewart has helped New England families with end of life planning and arrangements for over 15 years, though he’s relatively new to the family of Phaneuf funeral directors. Kade was inspired to go into the death care industry while living in Japan. He met his future wife when he was 10, and she wasRead more

Unclaimed Remains Laid to Rest on November 2nd - Phaneuf

Unclaimed Remains Laid to Rest on November 2nd

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 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Mt. Calvary Chapel, 474 Goffstown Road, Manchester, NH. The public mass comes on All Souls Day, commemorated byRead more

In Person Free Credit Program Set for November - Phaneuf

In Person Free Credit Program Set for November

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 the accredited program in person this year on Wednesday, November 3 in Manchester, New Hampshire, and Thursday, November 4 in Brattleboro, Vermont.  This year's offering is the Hospice FoundationRead more

Free Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, September 21 - Phaneuf

Free Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, September 21

The last 18 months taught us that the unexpected happens. Many families were without an end-of-life plan for their loved ones during the pandemic. We’ve decided to bring back our in-person Lunch and Learn gatherings after talking with so many people who wished they made arrangements before a crisis occurred.  If you feel comfortable joiningRead more

Phaneuf acquires Fournier-Hale Funeral Home - Phaneuf

Phaneuf acquires Fournier-Hale Funeral Home

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, one of the oldest family-run funeral homes in New England, announced it has acquired privately-owned Fournier-Hale Funeral Home in North Woodstock, NH. Phaneuf will honor all existing and pre-planned arrangements previously made with Fournier-Hale. “New Hampshire families come to us during one of the most distressing times in their livesRead more

Phaneuf is a 2021 Great Place to Work-certified company - Phaneuf

Phaneuf is a 2021 Great Place to Work-certified company

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, one of the oldest family-run funeral homes in New England, has received a Great Place to Work certification for 2021, based on feedback from employees. Phaneuf’s team ranks the funeral home 15% higher than average companies are rated by their employees, according to a  U.S. National Employee Engagement Study. “WeRead more