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Important Links & Resources
New Hampshire Funeral Laws & Statutes
Burials and Disinterments (RSA 290)
Cemeteries (RSA 289) (includes info on home burial in NH)
Crematories (RSA 325-A)
Embalmers and Funeral Directors (RSA 325)
Prearranged Funeral Contracts; Content; Procedures
– RSA 325:46-a effective January 1, 2012
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (RSA 611-B)
Vital Records Administration – Death Registration Forms & Procedures (RSA 5-C:62)
​Responsibility of Funeral Director, Next of Kin or Designated Agent… (RSA 5-C:66)

Vermont Funeral Law & Resources
Digging Deep: A Guide to Cemetery and Burial Law in Vermont
The Vermont Statutes Online Title 18, Chapter 107
A Guide to Burials and Funerals in Vermont VT Dept of Health
Vermont Funeral Price Surveys FCA of Vermont

Consumer & Public Information
Funeral Consumer Alliance
National Home Funeral Alliance
Green Burial Council
Funeral Ethics Organization
NH Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers
NH Cemetery Association
NH Veteran's Cemetery
NH Medical Examiner FAQs

Body Donation
Geisel Medical School's Anatomical Gifts Program at Dartmouth College
603-650-1636, hanna.riendeau@dartmouth.edu
UVM Medical School's Anatomical Gifts Program
802-656-4605, AGP@med.uvn.edu
Forensic Anthropology Body Farms in the US
​Frequently Asked Questions About NH VT Body Donation
Anatomy Gifts Registry
MedCure Body Donation program
For a list of others for profit, see the body donation page of  Final Rights
For a list of medical schools, see the medical schools page of  Final Rights
Everything You Need to Know About Body Donation Blog and List of Providers I'm Sorry to Hear

Burial at Sea
Burial of Human Remains at Sea (Region 1)
Navy Burial at Sea Program
New England Burials at Sea
Eternal Reefs
Radio interview with Captain Brad White

Tissue & Organ Donation
New England Organ Bank
US Dept. of Health & Human Services
Gift of Hope
Donate Life

Ministers & Celebrants
Interfaith Ministers of New England
The Celebrant Institute
More on religious traditions

NH Advanced Directives
Foundation for Healthy Communities
Caring Connections
PBS Advance Care Article from LaCrosse WI
25 Docs You Need Before You Die WSJ

Other Resources
NHFA Book List
End of Life University

Military Support
Vermont Patriot Guard Riders
For an extensive reading list, click here
Burial at Sea
Leaves from Portsmouth NH for burial
or scattering off the Isle of Shoals
Eternal Reefs Family
Cremains are added to reef balls that provide marine habitat for 500 years