Rick was born and raised in Exeter, NH and graduated from Exeter High School in 1990 and attended Plymouth State College for 2 years before pursuing a degree in funeral service from the New England Institute at Mt. Ida College, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1998. Rick served families in several areas of Maine for over 20 years before returning to New Hampshire to be close to family and to join the Phaneuf family of funeral homes.
Rick’s pride and joy is his family, especially his two children, Brendan and Nathan, and his amazing grandson Lincoln Joseph.
In his free time, Rick enjoys being in the outdoors, fishing, hiking, and exploring trails on his four-wheeler and also enjoys spending time with his beloved Ragdoll cat “Franklin”.