NH Funeral Resources, Education & Advocacy
PO Box 456, Holderness NH 03245   603.236.9495
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Looking for someone to walk you through a family-led home funeral? A funeral establishment with reasonable prices? An interfaith minister? Help with completing NH advance directives? For these resources and more, click here.
Welcome to NHFREA, where  it is our mission to support informed funeral consumer choice through education and advocacy.
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Locate Speakers & Workshops
You’ll be surprised at how interested people of all ages and stages are in funerals, especially when they are learning how to be more eco-conscious, self-reliant, and save money. To find a speaker or workshop near you, click here.
Funeral planning doesn’t have to be complicated or mysterious, and being a good consumer doesn’t just apply to buying a new car. To see cost comparison surveys, sample documents, and learn about your choices, click here.
Be an Informed Consumer
Go Out Green
Important Links & Resources
Been recycling, reusing, repurposing for ages? Learn how you can leave the planet in the most eco-conscious and affordable ways here. Find out what's happening in NH green burial initiatives and how you can help here.
About Us
There's a sea of great funeral information out there. Let us help you wade through by locating the top websites for funeral consumer protection, green burial, home funerals, and books, articles, interviews and more by clicking here.
We are a nonprofit organization comprised of volunteers, conservationists, home funeral guides, funeral consumer advocates, teachers, and interfaith ministers eager to help NH families find funeral information quickly and easily. Contact us at the address or number above, or email us at NHFREA@gmail.com.
Find a Funerary Craftsman
Did you know that whether you hire a funeral home or not, you may supply your own funeral goods? Support regional artists and craftspeople who make biodegradable, caskets, urns, shrouds, markers and other green goods by clicking here.
Find Us at These Locations!

May 17                                    Concord
Concord VNA
Hospice training in home funeral with Lee Webster

June 22   10 a.m.                    Hanover
Aging Resource Center
It's Your Funeral: Do It Your Way with Lee Webster

June 25    10:45 a.m.              Atlanta, GA
Funeral Consumers Alliance Biennial Conference
12 Do's and Don'ts of Home Funeral with Lee Webster

June 27    1-3 p.m.                  Hanover
OSHER DOC House, 10 Hilton Field House
Home Funerals, Natural Burials and Everything in Between with Lee Webster osher.dartmouth.edu

July 16    1:30 - 3:30 p.m.        Burlington, VT
Wake Up to Dying Week
It's Your Funeral panel discussion with Lee Webster and Josh Slocum, FCA

July 16    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.        Burlington, VT
Wake Up to Dying Week
Caring for Each Other Throughout the Death Care Continuum workshop with Lee Webster and Nina Thompson

July 17    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.        Burlington, VT
Wake Up to Dying Week
Home Funeral Body Care Demonstration with Lee Webster on behalf of the National Home Funeral Alliance

August 20    All Day                   Montpelier, VT
Home Funerals Day
Information and demonstrations with Lee Webster and Michele Acciavatti

September 20                        Atlantic City, NJ
New Jersey Funeral Director's Association
Why Green Burial is the Answer to Climbing Cremation Rates with Lee Webster

Looking for a speaker at your next event? Give us a call! 603.236.9495
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NHFREA Publications
Listen to Home Funeral radio interview with Lee Webster on Phaneuf Funeral Home's Dying to Talk on 107.7 FM 12/12/15

Listen to Green Burial radio interview with Lee Webster on Phaneuf Funeral Home's Dying to Talk on 107.7 FM 1/12/16

The Power of Home Funerals and History of the NHFA with Lee Webster, End of Life University with Karen Wyatt, M.D.

Read At the End of Life: Death Doulas and Home Funeral Guides on MedPage Today with Julie Lanoie and Lee Webster, 4/11/15

Read Foster's Daily Democrat article about our presentation at the Durham Community Church 3/16/14 sponsored by Seacoast Permaculture

Watch Julie Lanoie speaking about the home funeral at the UU Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes on 3/2/14

Listen to NHPR's Word of Mouth interview with Lee Webster 1/30/14
NHFREA in the News
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2014 Funeral Home Survey
Click here to download the new
2014 New Hampshire
Funeral Home Survey

For more information,
or to be included in this survey,
contact nhfrea@gmail.com

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