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Hindu Cremation Package

The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is proud to serve New Hampshire’s Hindu community. Our Hindu package was developed specifically for ICC member families and is offered at a discounted rate of $3,030. This special package includes:

  • Transfer of deceased from place of death anywhere in our service area into our care at our main facility in Manchester
  • 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 private viewing 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 chapel (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 an hour before if needed to set up room, assist with ritual dressing of deceased, and bring in food
  • Hindu memorial guest sign-in book
  • Use of “Simplicity” 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
  • 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)
Hindu prayer bells

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

  • Cremation urn and keepsakes ($50 and above)
  • Flowers for ceremony ($25 and above)
  • Cremation casket in lieu of Simplicity container ($795)
  • Memorial cards ($1 per card, 50 card minimum)
  • Use of facilities for services on the weekend (Saturday or Sunday) or Federal Holiday ($200)
  • On-line Tribute obituary and/or placement of obituary in newspaper(s) ($95 plus cost of the obituary)

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

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

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