Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home

318 Burnside Ave East Hartford, CT


  • Jonathan E Raymond

    General Manager

    Jonathan chose funeral service because of his passion for making a difference by helping families during their time of need. He earned his degree in mortuary science and funeral home management in 1994 from the New England Institute of Funeral Service in Newton, Massachusetts.

  • Alfredo Camargo

    Funeral Director

  • Anthony Andrew Lucibello

    Funeral Director

  • Richard C Monighetti

    Funeral Director

  • Karen M Sagarino

    Funeral Director

    Karen became a licensed funeral director and embalmer in 1974, when women in funeral service were rare. In fact, she was the only female in her graduating class. Today, as a seasoned funeral director, Karen has lots of experience relating to a family’s needs and showing compassion and kindness in a most difficult time.

    Karen is a member of the Shuttle Meadow Country Club and the Calabria Mia Society; she is involved in several community activities. Karen and her husband live in New Britain. They have 1 daughter.

  • Barbara M Thompson

    Funeral Director

    Since 1986, Barbara has provided compassionate care to families in the New Britain area. She holds a degree in mortuary science and is a strong believer in continuing education. Years of funeral home experience have taught Barbara to find ways to accommodate and create meaningful services for the families with whom she’s been entrusted and she is proud to be part of such an established funeral home.

    New Britain born and raised (right in 'Little Poland’), she is bilingual, speaking Polish and English, and lives in town with her husband, 2 children and their 2 dogs. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys gardening, sewing, cooking, traveling, attending her daughter’s softball games and participating in community and church outings.