About

At Newkirk & Whitney and Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, we have provided funeral and cremation services to East Hartford, Connecticut, families since 1896. We began with a commitment to a high standard of service, and throughout our 100-plus years, we have continued to lead and innovate while upholding our heritage and commitment to the East Hartford community.

Dedicated to families

Chapel at Newkirk & Whitney Funeral HomeOur professional, experienced and dedicated team is committed to providing you with exceptional, compassionate and personal care in your time of need. We believe that a funeral service should reflect your loved one’s passions, personality and individuality, and at Newkirk & Whitney and Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, we pledge to create a unique and meaningful tribute that honors and respects your loved one’s wishes and needs.

Spacious funeral home

Our beautiful, spacious facility is well-landscaped and has a chapel and celebration room. These sizable rooms offer ample, flexible seating as well as tasteful furniture and décor, which contributes to the warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Trusted provider

We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, you receive both the compassionate care you can expect from a locally operated establishment and the value you deserve from North America’s largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization providers.

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It is our privilege to serve East Hartford families. We welcome you to visit us at 318 Burnside Ave., to meet our team and tour our beautiful funeral home. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, or if you would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.

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