North Haven, Connecticut

Washington Memorial Funeral Home

Exceptional Service and Respect at a Difficult Time

Washington Memorial Funeral Home

4 Washington Ave.
North Haven, CT 06473
203-239-6000
Washington Memorial Funeral Home , Funeral Homes, Services, North Haven, Connecticut

Planning or preplanning funeral services are not tasks any of us joyfully anticipate. Fortunately, we have funeral professionals on our side who can guide us through the process and help us create funeral arrangements that respect both the deceased and the grieving process. Washington Memorial Funeral Home has proudly served the residents of the Greater New Haven area for four generations, utilizing their experience and expertise to make every service as lovely, stress-free, and supportive as possible.

  • Services

Washington Memorial offers an assortment of options to best honor the life of your loved one. Open or closed casket ceremonies, cremation or memorial funerals, and burial services are all available. A full line of memorial merchandise items like caskets, vaults, urns, and keepsakes are also on hand.

  • Preplanning

Preplanning a service with Washington Memorial is easy and offers some distinct advantages. By preplanning, you relieve your surviving loved ones of significant planning and financial burdens, you get to choose the services according to your own wishes, and you save money by reserving today's market prices in a trustee account.

  • A Legacy of Excellence

Washington Memorial's directors are committed to providing you with the highest levels of service and care. When Peter H. Torello III and John Lacobucci joined forces in 1994, they vowed to bring their skill, perfectionism, and dedication to the residents of New Haven. Over two decades later, their long list of satisfied clients illustrates that they have done just that.

Call Washington Memorial Funeral Home at (203) 239-6000 to start planning or preplanning a funeral service. You can also visit their website for more information and to view their selection of memorial merchandise.

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