Guide to Funeral Directors in Hartford

Hartford is the state capital of Connecticut, and previously the seat of Hartford County, until 1960 when Connecticut disbanded county government. It is Connecticut’s third largest city, with an estimated population in excess of 125,000.

There are approximately 12 funeral homes in Hartford, serving the local community. Several of these can be found within five miles of the center of the city.

Hartford has four crematoriums, and there are around seven cemeteries and memorial gardens including Cedar Hill Cemetery on Fairfield Avenue, Fairview Cemetery on Whitman Avenue, and Mount St. Benedict Cemetery on Cottage Grove Road.

Hartford has many denominations of churches and places of worship including the First Presbyterian Church on Capitol Avenue, Trinity Episcopal Church on Sigourney Street, Congregation Beth Israel on Farmington Avenue, and the Muhammad Islamic Center on Hungerford Street.

In the state of Connecticut the law requires a death to be registered within five days. Embalming is only a legal requirement under certain narrow conditions, though many bereaved families choose embalming for their loved one. There are no legal restrictions on scattering ashes, but it is always advisable to seek the permission of the landowner. For information on how these laws may apply to you, many of the funeral homes in Hartford will be able to advise you further.

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