Membership in The Cremation Society of New Hampshire grants you access to a variety of options for planning your final arrangements. Your $30 membership fee allows you to begin planning your service and pre-paying if you choose that option.
When you become a member, you get all the benefits that membership offers including:
Services of licensed professional and staff
Transfer of deceased into our care
Medical examiner fee
Filing all necessary paperwork
Use of refrigeration
Peace of Mind Cremation process
There are many features available for an additional fee. As you complete your form for the package you choose, you can select add-on options, such as:
Private family viewing
Use of our café
Weekend or holiday memorial service
If you are considering a package, you may use our comparison chart, so you can compare features at a glance.
Please Note: The completed membership form and registration fee must be received by our office prior to the time of death to receive our discounted member rates. If someone has already passed, please go here to begin making arrangements.
Direct Cremation Package
This is our basic package. The Direct Cremation Package is a no frills, low cost option that offers all the necessary features that are needed for a cremation such as:
Services of licensed counselor and staff
Transfer of deceased from place of death within our service area
Sheltering of deceased prior to cremation
Our Ten-step Identification, Control and Security cremation process
Obtaining all necessary permits and State authorizations
Filing the original death certificate and notifying Social Security
Pick-up of cremated remains at one of our facilities
An urn is not part of this package, but it is available for an additional fee. There is no fee for the release of the cremated remains.
The brave men and women who have served our country deserve very special treatment, so we’ve created our Veteran’s Tribute Package as a way of giving them honor and respect. It shares the same features as the Direct Package, but also includes several unique elements such as:
Coordinating and directing a committal service in a veterans or other local cemetery
Solid bronze veteran’s urn with branch of service insignia
Scheduling military honors, including flag folding detail and taps, conducted by military personnel (if desired)
United States flag and weatherproof flag case
Member Price: $1,895
Cemetery Gathering Package
This package is ideal for those who want a graveside service as part of their final arrangements. The Cemetery Gathering Package offers everything in the Direct package and adds the following:
Personalized solid bronze burial urn
Coordinating and directing a graveside committal service at a cemetery within our service area
A memorial service or gathering, with or without clergy, offers family and friends a thoughtful way to celebrate the life of those who have passed. This package includes everything in our direct cremation package, plus:
Personalized bronze or wood urn
Use of one of our chapels or gathering rooms, church or other location within our service area, for gathering and/or service, for up to two hours
Coordination and directing of the memorial service or gathering
Memorial record package including guest book, memorial cards, thank you cards, and candle
Flowers for the memorial service or gathering
Obituary Placement Fee
Member Price: $3,095
*additional fee applies
Pricing assumes arrangements are made online or via U.S. Mail. We are happy to meet with you in your home or our office during normal business hours for an additional $295.
The completed membership form and registration fee must be received by our office prior to our services being needed in order to receive our discounted member rates.
We work very hard to keep our prices low. These packages do not include cash advance items such as newspaper charges for obituary notices, cemetery costs and clergy honorariums. The family is responsible for obtaining and purchasing certified copies of the death certificate.
If you would prefer to print and mail your membership form, click below and we will mail a brochure to you.