At Newkirk & Whitney, 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.
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Dedicated to families
Our 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, 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.
We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Newkirk & Whitney, 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.
We Honor Veterans
At Newkirk & Whitney, 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.
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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Meet our associates
"Im very happy with the service and appreciate greatly the companion and care your staff has shown. My family from vietnam was very improved with how my father was taken care of and how he looked, pe)..."See More
"The staff coudnt have been more or more professional - they included things we never thought about that meant so much to us and extended family. They actually made it pleasant."
"A week after my dad passed, a friend went to a funeral & said it was terrible compard to my dads. Our dad would have loved his funeral."
"The staff at this location was exceptional and compasionate from begining to end. We felt as we were family and treated like royality. I can't say enough good things about this facility and their st)..."See More