Funeral and cremation

Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home

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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.







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Personalized funeral services

Foyer at Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral HomeThe 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. 

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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.   

Please give us a call if you need immediate assistance or if you would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.