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Affordable Cremation Service New London County, CT


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Cremation Service New London, Norwich, Montville, CT

Belmont Funeral Home, located in Colchester, Connecticut, proudly serves its community and the surrounding areas of New London, Norwich, and Montville. Built by John Kellogg in 1810, the building was originally a family home. It changed ownership several times throughout the years until it was finally purchased by George Wasniewski in 1954. Wasniewski established the Belmont Funeral Home, which he sold to George Sabrowski in 1979. He kept the business until 2014 when he sold it to Bernard “Jake” Donihee, the current owner.

Belmont Funeral Home offers a variety of funeral services to honor the dearly departed, including traditional burial and cremation. The most affordable option is direct cremation, which is a simple cremation with no service held, after which the remains are placed in a cardboard container and are given to the family. For those wishing to cut cremation costs, make a more environmentally friendly choice, or simply remember the life of their loved one and not the death, this may be an attractive choice.

New London Direct Cremation Services

Belmont Funeral Home is happy to assist the community of New London with all their cremation needs. New London is a coastal city that sits at the mouth of the Thames River, about 47 miles from Hartford. It was originally one of the busiest whaling ports in the country in the early nineteenth century, and much of its architecture reflects that time period.

Tourists of the city can enjoy a variety of attractions. The Connecticut College Arboretum is a 750-acre park that offers a selection of collections, including the Native Plants, the Carolina Black Gardens, the Connecticut College Campus, and the Greenhouse. Visitors can also tour the historic Joshua Hempsted House or stroll through the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, which boasts the biggest art collection in the southeastern part of the state. There are numerous other historic buildings to see as well, as two forts and a coastguard station, but many people find it enjoyable to simply wander along the shore and enjoy the fresh sea air.

Norwich Direct Cremations

The city of Norwich also enjoys the services of Belmont Funeral Home. Founded in 1659, Norwich enjoys the honor of being one of the five first Connecticut cities. The city is known for being a birthplace of civil rights and it was considered one of the top commercial and manufacturing hubs in the region in the 1800s. Today, Norwich is home to The Connecticut Tigers, making it a great stop for sports fans. Visitors may also be interested in Veterans Memorial Rose Garden, which features 2,500 rose bushes, or the Leffingwell House Museum. Take a loop around the Benedict Arnold Walking Trail, located on-site at the museum, then stop inside to view some of the memorabilia from founding members of the community. There is also an ice skating rink and a golf course for those who enjoy more active pursuits.

Funeral Provider for Montville

Montville is between Norwich and New London and close to Mohegan Tribal Reservation, which includes a resort casino that tourists and locals alike enjoy. A popular attraction is Cochegan Rock, which is one of the largest boulders in the country. Although small, Montville has a quaint, charming feel to its quiet streets and a peace that brings visitors back time and again.

Surrounding Areas Served by Belmont Funeral Home

Belmont Funeral Home also provides services for a number of smaller communities in southeastern Connecticut. These include Baltic, home of the Sprague River Run; Bozrah, which was originally part of Norwich; Colchester, one of the fastest growing towns in Connecticut; East Lyme, known for its beaches; Exeter, a part of Lebanon; Franklin, located in the north part of New London; Gales Ferry, named for the famous ferry that still docks there; Griswold, home to Avery House, which was built in 1770; Groton, located on the Thames River; Jewett City, which was featured on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart; Lebanon, a major base of operations during the American Revolution; Ledyard, home of the Foxwoods Resort Casino; and Lisbon, also known as the village of Newent.

Looking for funeral home and affordable cremation services near you? We also serve Mystic, a popular tourist destination; Niantic, home of the Niantic Bay Boardwalk; North Stonington, named for the glacier-carved stones that can be found there; Old Lyme, a summer resort and artists’ colony; Old Mystic, a quaint village near Mystic; Pawcatuck, located in Stonington; Point O Woods, a luxurious community on the beach; Preston, originally a plantation; Salem, home of the infamous Salem Witch Trials; Sprague, named for William Sprague; Taftville, where you can visit the Taftville Cotton Mill; Voluntown, which gets its name from the Englishmen who fought during the Indian war of 1675; and Waterford, which welcomed some of the first settlers to this country.


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Jake Donihee, Owner
144 South Main Street
Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 477-2143
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