**NEW FUNERAL HOME GUIDANCE**


Effective June 15, 2020, New Funeral Home Guidance has been released, based upon recommendations from the
NH Funeral Directors Association and the Governor's Re-Opening Task Force.  In addition to continual, thorough facility sanitation 
and training for our staff, the following measures are being implemented effective immediately:

  • Funeral Service attendees should be notified/informed that if they have symptoms of COVID-19, they should NOT attend the funeral services for the protection of other attendees and staff.
  • Funeral Service attendees should wear face coverings at all times when inside the funeral establishment.
  • The number of attendees inside a funeral establishment will be limited to 50% or less of an establishment's permitted occupancy 
  • based on New Hampshire's Building & Fire Code.
  • Any waiting/receiving lines inside and outside will have demarcations spacing attendees at least 6 feet apart.  
  • Seating must be arranged at least 6 feet apart with space to allow people to move through without coming into close contact with others.
  • Establish one-way traffic patterns to promote social distancing.
  • Close contact with others (e.g. hugging or hand-shaking) is discouraged.  Condolences should be provided from a distance of at least 6 feet.
  • No food, snacks or drinks are allowed in funeral homes or reception areas.
  • Visitations will be limited to a period of 2 hours in order to allow for appropriate facility sanitizing and cleaning as prescribed by the CDC.

                  Our family remains available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to personally respond to your needs.  We are committed to responsibly serving our family's needs throughout this challenging time, even as guidelines and directives are updated or changed.

If you have any concerns or questions, please feel free to call us at any time:
603-485-9573 (Pembroke)
603-798-3050 (Epsom)

New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery


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On July 1, 1997, the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery was established, funded jointly by the state and federal governments.  It was established on 104 acres of land previously used as a state forest in the town of Boscawen, located minutes north of Concord.

The New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery became the first state cemetery east of the Mississippi River to allow interment of non-resident veterans.  The State of New Hampshire is proud and honored to provide this dignified resting place for all veterans and their eligible dependents.

A veteran who is discharged under honorable conditions may be eligible for interment at the cemetery.  As a general rule, an honorably discharged veteran, having served on active duty, prior to September 7, 1980 is eligible.  After September 7, 1980, a veteran must have served at least 24 months on active duty to be eligible.  However, there are some exceptions.  Members of Reserve Components and Reserve Officers' Training Corps may be eligible under many different circumstances.  

All veterans should apply and let the cemetery determine your eligibility.  Spouses and dependents may also be eligible.

You are encouraged to pre-apply for interment at the Veterans Cemetery.  The application process is simple and saves surviving family members the hardship of finding required documents prior to interment.  Without an application,  interment may have to be delayed until substantial proof is submitted.  The veteran submitting an application will receive an eligibility certificate, which also may include eligibility for dependents.

For a copy of the eligibility application, please click on the following link:

Eligibility Application

Click on the graphic on the left to download the file.


            

Further Questions?

Feel free to contact us directly at any time for further questions.

The cemetery grounds, vestibule of the Administration Building and restrooms are open to the public seven days a week during daylight hours.  The vestibule of the Administration Building has a grave locator, cemetery applications and other pertinent information.  The Administrative offices are open Monday-Friday, 8 A.M. to 4 P.M., except for state holidays.  Interments are not scheduled on weekend or state holidays.  

New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery

110 Daniel Webster Highway

Boscawen, NH 03303-2413

Phone: (603) 796-2026

Fax: (603) 796-6300

www.nhsvc.com


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