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What You Should Know About Pre-Paid Funeral Plans

Pre-paid funeral plans remain a hot topic in the country as more Americans look at the cost of funeral services versus cremation.  Confusion and misinformation can cloud the decision-making process, so this post shines light on the benefits of end of life planning, beginning a payment process and ensuring your choices remain intact. The conceptRead more

Death Cleaning Can Be a Gift for Your Family

A story that was shared with us recently got us thinking about the concept of “death cleaning.” A young woman’s grandmother died a couple years ago and here is the cautionary tale that was shared: “Grandma passed away unexpectedly after complications from a surgery. Grandpa died several years before her, after they moved from theirRead more

Everything you wanted to know about the End. Funeral Planning

Everything You Wanted to Know About THE END But Were Afraid to Ask

One of the reasons we chose a light-hearted title and cover image for our recent e-book is to shine some light on a topic many find uncomfortable talking about - funeral planning. No, it’s not a fun topic like vacation planning, but it is one worth discussing with a spouse, parent, grandparent or dear friend.Read more

Gail Rubin’s Presentation: Now Available On Demand!

You may have seen our invitations and advertisements about two free seminars, featuring The Doynene of Death, Gail Rubin, which took place in May. The events were hosted at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium’s Manchester and Boscawen locations. The presentation, “Kicking the Bucket List: Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die.” offered aRead more

Bucket list

Are You Ready to Kick Your Bucket List?

Don’t Miss This FREE Event on May 23 in Manchester and Boscawen Spring finally came this year, though there were times we thought it never would! We saw snow well into April this year, leaving many of us wondering why we choose to live in the unpredictable climate that is New England. Now that it’sRead more

Senior couple discussing plans

The Importance of Making Our End-of-Life Wishes Known

While it’s a topic most people don’t like talking about - no matter how old or young - having conversations about death can be beneficial to you and your family. How? Talking about and preparing for death can reduce some of the burden for our loved ones after we’ve gone. While we may not likeRead more