As the largest city in the U.S. state of New Hampshire, Manchester has around 110,000 residents and is served by roughly 10 funeral homes, each having the skills to cater for religious and non-religious burials and cremations.
Just under half of the people in Manchester follow a religion and a high number of these are Catholic, with smaller numbers of Latter Day Saints and followers of other Christian faiths. As a multicultural city, Manchester has small Jewish and Muslim populations as well a few followers of Eastern faiths.
When it comes to churches, there are plenty in Manchester, for example, the Christian Church on Wellington Road and the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church on Elm Street. The city benefits from one or two synagogues, such as the Chabad Lubavitch on Camelot Place. Muslims worship at the Islamic Society of New Hampshire on South Willow Street and those who follow an Eastern faith can go to the Phuoc Dien Temple on Auburn Street.
Manchester has numerous cemeteries and places where cremations can be carried out. The largest cemeteries are the Mount Calvary Cemetery on Goffstown Road and the Pine Grove Cemetery on Brown Avenue. Many funeral homes in Manchester can carry out your cremation so contact one of your choice for further details.
New Hampshire doesn’t insist that you involve a licensed funeral director when laying your loved one to rest, although it may be easier if you do. The selection of funeral homes in Manchester includes time-served specialists who are there to help you in times of bereavement.
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