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Foundation participates in NH Gives

The nonprofit Phaneuf Family Foundation is participating in NH Gives on June 7 and 8, 2022. NH Gives is a statewide online 24-hour campaign from the NH Center for Nonprofits to raise awareness about NH nonprofits and connect donors to local nonprofits. Donations during the 24-hour campaign may be made to the Phaneuf Family FoundationRead more

Fema Funds Still Available For Covid-Related Deaths - Phaneuf

FEMA funds still available for Covid-related deaths

FEMA funeral assistance for families with a death from Covid-19 has been available since April 2021, yet only half of eligible families have applied for FEMA funeral reimbursement. Some families may not be aware these funds are available. FEMA authorized $2 billion toward financial assistance for families who paid funeral costs specifically related to CoronavirusRead more

Funeral Planning

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

Phaneuf Family Foundation

Phaneuf Family Foundation performance

The Phaneuf Family Foundation launched in fall 2019 to provide funds for New Hampshire and Vermont residents who can’t afford the full cost of a funeral. After two full years of the foundation’s operation, here are some performance highlights: In 2020, the foundation was able to grant 41% of the requests it received; in 2021,Read 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

Supply Chain Challenges For Funeral Homes - Phaneuf

Supply chain challenges for funeral homes

As supply chain challenges affect businesses and consumers across the country, we have experienced  few  effects on our day-to-day business due to planning and forethought. This forethought is important as a customer-focused business where families come to us—often unexpectedly. The last thing they want to hear is a three-month wait for a casket. Supply andRead 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

Veteran'S Day 2021 - Phaneuf

Veteran’s Day 2021

To honor our veterans, we customize any funeral or cremation, and work with families to secure the benefits provided by the Veterans Administration. This year, Veterans Day is recognized on Thursday, November 11. The Veterans Association offers a variety of benefits for those that have passed (though not money toward a funeral or cremation). ForRead more

The Art Of Dying Well Requires Planning - Phaneuf

The art of dying well requires planning

Funeral plans often happen after a crisis, which is a tense time to make important decisions. Death may be unexpected at the time, but it can be planned. Every one of us will die eventually, and making funeral plans in advance lets your loved ones grieve for you without the stress of also planning aRead more

14 Ideas For Cremated Remains - Phaneuf

14 ideas for cremated remains

As cremation becomes the choice of more Americans, we’re asked about ideas for cremated remains—besides a traditional  urn. There are  many options. We’ve seen cremated remains placed into holiday ornaments, glass paperweights and golf balls, among others. Here are 14 unique cremated remains ideas: Traditional cemetery burial with Cremation Many cemeteries allow the burial ofRead more