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Bhutanese Cremation Package

The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is proud to serve New Hampshire’s Bhutanese community. Our Bhutanese package was developed specifically for ICC member families and is offered at a discounted rate of $2,835. This special package includes:

  • Transfer of deceased from place of death anywhere in New Hampshire, Northern Massachusetts or Southern and Central Vermont, into our care at our main facility in Manchester, NH
  • Filing the death certificate and notifying Social Security of the death (the family is responsible for obtaining certified copies of the death certificate through city or town halls)
  • On-site refrigeration until the cremation is scheduled
  • Preparation of the body for viewing and ceremony including bathing, shaving (if necessary) and dressing with traditional clothing provided by the family (family may also be present to perform these tasks with our assistance)
  • Use of prayer room for gathering and prayer service for up to two hours prior to cremation, including licensed staff member and doorperson to assist family. Family may arrive thirty minutes before if needed to set up room, assist with ritual dressing of deceased, and bring in food (café fee applies)
  • Bhutanese memorial guest sign-in book
  • Use of “Beechwood” cremation container for viewing of deceased prior to cremation
  • Family attendance of the cremation, the cremation process, and the State of NH Medical Examiner fee
  • Video slideshow to play during gathering
Hindu prayer bells

The following optional items and services are also available for additional fees:

  • Use of café and function room during entire gathering and service (Family is responsible for the food and we provide all paper products, water, soda, and coffee/tea): $395
  • Cremation urn and keepsakes: $50 and above
  • Flowers for ceremony: $25 and above
  • Rose petals to adorn deceased: $20 per bag (one bag is a dozen roses; red or multicolored options)
  • Upgraded cremation container (Salem dark blue or burgundy fiberboard construction): $600
  • Memorial cards: $100 for 100 cards
  • Use of facilities for services on the weekend (Saturday or Sunday) or Federal Holiday: $350
  • On-line Tribute obituary and/or placement fee: $95 plus cost of the obituary, if applicable

Please note that the following conditions MUST be met PRIOR to the ceremony and cremation taking place:

  • The deceased is in our care and 48-hours has elapsed from the time of death
  • The family has gone on-line and provided us the necessary information and electronic signatures
  • The attending physician has signed the death certificate and it has been filed with the State
  • You have been assigned one of our counselors and you have spoken to him/her to discuss the date and time of services

To begin making arrangements for a Bhutanese cremation, click below to review the package details and make any customization before you add the package to your cart.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Buddy Phaneuf directly at 603.622.1800, or by email at

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