Guide to Funeral Directors in Bridgeport
Bridgeport, in Fairfield County, is a port city in Connecticut. It is the fifth most populous in New England and the largest city in Connecticut, with a population estimated to be in the region of 148,000.
There are 10 funeral homes in Bridgeport, affording clients a wide choice. The majority of funeral homes are within five miles of the city center.
The city has upwards of six crematoriums and there are nine cemeteries and memorial gardens located throughout the area, including: Mountain Grove Cemetery on Dewey Street, St Michael’s Cemetery on Stratford Avenue, and Saint Augustine Cemetery on Helen Street.
Bridgeport has a broad range of places of worship, counting among others the Saint George Catholic Church on Park Avenue, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Park Avenue, Congregation B’nai Israel on Park Avenue, and Masjid An-Noor Mosque on Fairfield Avenue.
There are a number of laws governing funerals in the state of Connecticut; many of the funeral homes in Bridgeport will be able to advise you. A death certificate should be filed with the local registrar within five days. There is no requirement that burial must take place in an established cemetery, although the burial should be supervised by a licensed funeral director. Scattering ashes is unrestricted, although permission should be sought for doing so on private land.
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