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Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home has served East Hartford, Connecticut, families since its founding in 1960. We began with a commitment to a high standard of service, and throughout our history we have continued to lead and innovate while upholding our heritage and commitment to our community.
- Large capacity chapel up to 250
- Monument and inscription services
Arrangements by phone and email
complete funeral planning without needing a funeral home visit
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Option for mail delivery of ashes
Other Languages Spoken
We want you to feel confident planning a funeral for yourself or a loved one. Here are some of the unique benefits we offer to help relieve your family of emotional and financial burdens.
National plan transferability
Personal Planning Guide
Free online obituary
Experts in honoring veterans
Away from home protection
Celebration of life
Compassion help line
100% Dignity Service Guarantee
Personalized funeral services
The professional, experienced and dedicated team at Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home provides exceptional and compassionate care to families at a difficult time in their lives. We believe that funeral services should reflect the lives of those being honored, and we do our best to create one-of-a-kind tributes that celebrate a person's passions, personality and individuality. Whether you prefer a traditional funeral service in our chapel or an elaborate celebration of life ceremony with music and themed decorations, there's almost no limit to what we can do for you. All we ask is that you provide a little inspiration—we'll take care of all the details.
We Honor Veterans
At Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.
In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.
Our promise to you
We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, offering compassionate care and personalized service you can trust. At Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, we promise to be there for you in your time of need. You can count on us.