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With a history dating back to 1917, the Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher and Son Community Funeral Home has spent the last century serving families with the utmost care, integrity and respect. Since opening our bright and spacious funeral home in Monroe, Connecticut, in 1999, we have had the honor of serving families from many different communities and have made ourselves a visible presence within Monroe, Easton, Newtown, Trumbull, Shelton and other surrounding towns in Fairfield County.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Multiple chapels
- Monument and inscription services
- Piano/Organ on site
- Large reception area
Services available to support planning events
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.
- Audio and video equipment
- Live music available
- Popular music selections
space available for corporate and organization meetings
Ceremony where the tombstone is placed at your loved one’s gravesite
services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- Black car service
- Police escort available
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Incense burning
- Shomer available
- Tahara room
- Ritual washing
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Option for mail delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
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 care
From our funeral planning specialists who work with families before their immediate need, to our office associates and funeral directors who have an unwavering commitment to serving families with dignity before, during and after a loss, each of us strive to provide the highest possible level of service.
At Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher and Son Community Funeral Home, we believe a memorial service should be as unique as the person it honors. In fact, we take great pride in creating perfectly personalized services that capture the essence of you or your loved one. We find inspiration almost anywhere—in a song, a hobby, a trademark style, a defining philosophy or a lifelong passion—and turn that into a memorial service filled with thoughtful and meaningful details.
You’ll find there's no limit to the special tribute we can create, so your life—or the life of someone you love—is well celebrated.
We Honor Veterans
At Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher and Son Community 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.
We care about Monroe
Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher and Son Community Funeral Home is committed to the community. The funeral home is a member of the Monroe and Newtown Chambers of Commerce. We support Project Warmth of Monroe, the Race4Chase Kid's Community Triathlon and Sprint for Monroe along with several local golf tournaments. Each October, we donate pumpkins to our town's schools and organizations.
Our connection with our local high school includes support of the Pi Day 5K, the post-Prom event and the Masuk High School Mock Crash. We also fund The Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher and Son Community Scholarship annually to 1 high school senior. This scholarship is given to a student who shares our same passion for helping others and his or her community.
Lean on us
Thank you for considering Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher and Son Community Funeral Home. Please call us if we can help you plan a funeral or want more information about planning ahead. We are here for you.
In 1917, Italian immigrant Louis E. Richards founded a funeral home in Bridgeport, Connecticut, based on compassionate service, sincerity and a dedication to helping families in their time of need. His business was purchased in the 1950s by the late Salvatore S. Spadaccino, who established the Richards-Spadaccino Funeral Home. As the Spadaccino family grew, the name was changed to S. Spadaccino and Sons and became one of the most respected funeral firms in the greater Bridgeport area.
Funerals and memorials for today's families
The years have passed and the names of our funeral home have changed, but the age-old traditions that our business was founded upon have endured. At Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher and Son Community Funeral Home, serving families is still our primary focus. It is comforting to know that you can still trust us to be part of your family’s tradition, just as we have been for generations in the past.
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We cherish the community we serve and invite you to join us for our upcoming events.