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Thanksgiving dinner is good time to discuss final wishes

Begin the Talk of a Lifetime Over Thanksgiving Dinner

“This looks delicious. Please pass the gravy and, by the way, what would you like on your tombstone?” That’s typical Thanksgiving dinner conversation, right? On second thought, maybe bringing up the end of someone’s life isn’t on the list of of topics for a happy family gathering around a 24-pound roasted turkey.   Traditionally, though,Read more

How to Use a Funeral Planning Checklist to Customize Your Celebration

There will likely be tears, but that does not mean your funeral celebration must be a sad event. The benefit of utilizing a funeral planning checklist is to ensure your service includes all of your wishes and reflects your personality. This is an opportunity for your loved ones to create a final, lasting memory ofRead more

Senior couple discussing plans

Why Choose a Certified Funeral Pre-Planning Counselor?

The relief you will instantly feel when a funeral director says, “Your Mom made many of her funeral pre-planning arrangements a few years ago,” is significant and immeasurable . The anxiety of making all the decisions required during a time of grief can be overwhelming to your family, and utilizing a certified funeral pre-planning counselorRead more

Lunch and Learn

A “Free Lunch” Should Be On Your Funeral Planning Checklist

Keeping a funeral planning checklist can be a very satisfying process. Sure, thinking about your own funeral is never simple, but if you consider doing it with a clear mind, it could release some anxiety and pressure. Phaneuf Funeral Homes is offering two free sessions of our popular Lunch and Learn seminars in June, 2018.Read more

Seniors making online funeral arrangements

Making Funeral Arrangements Online

Making funeral arrangements can be a very emotional experience. There’s a lot to think about – more than most people realize. There are so many things to consider and the whole process can be overwhelming. Making online funeral arrangements can be a much more convenient alternative that will allow you to sit in the comfortRead 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

Tools for Securely Managing Your Digital Estate

Many people don’t realize (or remember) how many online accounts they have, never mind how much personal information is stored within those accounts. When we die, our digital assets are often left to wander the online universe long after we’ve expired, and maybe even forever. There are, however, tools available today for collecting and storingRead more

The Why and How of Pre-Planning

It should come as no surprise that we believe it is extremely important to think about, plan ahead, and discuss your wishes for the end of your life. Yet, for many people, this is a scary subject; it is difficult to discuss, hard to imagine and definitely can cause anxiety. But here’s something to consider:Read more

Funeral and Estate Planning Seminar – October 11

On Tuesday, October 11, we are pleased to present our popular Funeral and Estate Planning Seminar at our Boscawen location. Learn about the benefits of planning for your funeral or cremation and about protecting your future with proper estate planning, wills and trusts, and Medicaid issues. Buddy Phaneuf, President of Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium,Read more