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What is Direct Cremation?

Nearly 80% of New Hampshire residents choose cremation instead of a traditional funeral service, and the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) predicts that the national cremation rate will reach 85% by the year 2035. There are several rationales as to why people choose to be cremated in their end-of-life planning, though cost is one ofRead more

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Differences Between Direct Cremation and Full Cremation Services

Cremation continues to be on the rise for Americans. The National Funeral Directors Association predicted earlier this year that cremation will grow by 30 percent by 2030. In 2018, cremation has outpaced burial, with around 53% of people choosing cremation. As with a traditional funeral and burial, there are many cremation options available to you.Read more

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Cremation Services – Reducing your Carbon Footprint

Choosing the cremation process in place of a traditional burial has been growing across the country. Cremation services do result in the release of 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. By makingRead more

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Tips For Receiving Affordable and Free Cremation Services

You probably wouldn’t expect a funeral and cremation provider to offer tips for lowering the costs associated with cremation services. However, at Phaneuf, we strive to provide clients and the community with the information and resources they need to make the right decisions when it comes to planning for end-of-life services. The costs of funeralRead more

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Heritage Cremation Services Ordered to Cease and Desist in Colorado

Earlier this year, we warned our readers to beware of Heritage Cremation Services, an organization posing as a local cremation provider. The company falsely advertises being local to wherever you may be, while their registered business location is actually in Colorado. The organization essentially acts as a middle man between consumers and actual cremation providers,Read more

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Choosing Cremation: Navigating the Cremation Process

Choosing end-of-life services for yourself or for a loved one is a difficult task. It can be mentally exhausting, even if there are no issues among family members involved in making the decision. Add a little family drama to the mix, and things get stressful, and fast. Unfortunately, even after you’ve chosen between cremation andRead more

Cremation Society of New Hampshire Receives 2017 Best of Hampton Award

June 2, 2017 – We are pleased to announce that Cremation Society of NH has been selected for the 2017 Best of Hampton Award in the Cremation Service category by the Hampton Award Program. The award is presented annually to deserving local businesses in and around the Hampton area. The award recognizes companies that haveRead more

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What Are The Costs Associated With Cremation Services?

There are many reasons people choose cremation over a traditional funeral or burial. One of those reasons is the assumed lower costs associated with cremation, which is thought to cost about one third of the price of what a traditional burial may cost, and therefore often feels like a more feasible option for many. DependingRead more