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The Cremation Society of New Hampshire provides a number of resources related to cremation, death and what to do when someone dies. This page contains links to information about what to do when someone dies, obtaining death certificates, social security benefits, body donation, memorial service planning and more. Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about cremation and what your payment options are for your cremation or that of a loved one.

Cremation Resources

Understanding Cremation

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about cremation.

What to do When Someone Dies

When you are dealing with the loss of a loved one, you may not know what you need to do. We provide clarification of the process on both a local and national level.

Cremation Costs

Paying for a cremation can be expensive. When you add a graveside gathering or memorial service, the cost can increase even with our extremely low prices. Find out what your payment options are for your cremation.

Writing an Obituary

You don’t have to be a writer to craft a beautiful obituary for your loved one. This helpful step-by-step guide will walk you through it.

Traveling with Cremains

Information about transporting cremains by means other than your own vehicle.

Social Security Death Benefits

Learn more about social security death benefits, including eligibility and application.

Memorial Service Checklist

There is a great deal of planning that goes into a memorial. This checklist will provide you with everything you need to know and all the steps you need to take.

Death Certificates

Find out everything you need to know about ordering and using this important document

Cremation Forms

We’ve compiled a large directory of the most common forms that you may need when planning final arrangements or after a death.

Veterans

If you or your loved one served in the US military, you may qualify for certain veteran benefits, including financial perks and recognition services.

Body Donation

Understand the different options for donating your body after you die.

Unserviceable American Flag Drop-Off

We maintain a drop-box for anyone who has an unserviceable American flag and wishes to give it a proper retirement. The box is located near the front door of our Hanover Street location in Manchester: 243 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH 03104.

Flowers & Plants for a Memorial

Featured here are some classic and popular choices for flower arrangements and tasteful planters to be displayed at the service and gravesite.

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