Our Funeral Home Facilities

We pride ourselves on the functionality and appearance of our facility. We are constantly updating and improving our premises and equipment to keep our facility within the highest of professional standards.In order to ensure that our facility is large and attractive enough to meet the needs of our community, we have remodeled and expanded our facility several times during our history. Our funeral home has been decorated with a warm, home-like feel to help put families at ease.

The flexibility of our layout allows us to accommodate a broad range of services. Our facilities can support everything from very large assemblies to the smallest of quaint gatherings.

Funeral Home Stamford, CT

The funeral is an important opportunity to pay tribute to someone you loved. It is a time for relatives and friends to gather, tell stories, share memories, acknowledge your loss and support one another. We are open-minded in providing a more personal arrangement to suit your needs and reflect the life of your loved one.

We’ve worked hard to make the surroundings as comforting as possible for you during this difficult time.We have a spacious facility, which includes a lounge, three visitation rooms and the largest funeral home parking area in the community, with parking for over 80 vehicles. Regardless of your preference – formal or informal, traditional burial or cremation, large or small – we have the facilities and staff to make the arrangements that best meet your needs.

Visitation Rooms

Our visitation rooms have been tastefully decorated to ensure comfort and serenity at the time of a loss. Designed to be flexible in their use, our visitation rooms can accommodate everything from a traditional period of visitation – to a more contemporary memorial visitation – to a private family service.

Visitation Room A
Red Room
Circa 1968

Visitation Room A (front)
Red Room
Circa 1968

Visitation Room A (full view)
Red Room
Circa 1968
Full View

Visitation Room C
Gold Room
Circa 1958

Visitation Room C (back)
Gold Room
Circa 1958


Showroom (caskets)2

Showroom (vaults)

Showroom (caskets)

Showroom (extras)

Showroom (stationary)

Showroom (clothing)

Showroom (urns)

Additional Facilities

Connecticut Crematory Corporation

For those preferring cremation, Connecticut Crematory Corporation is the only crematory in Fairfield County. Located on the premises of the Nicholas F Cognetta Funeral Home, our crematory adds convenience, security and flexibility to your services, with the added comfort of knowing that your loved one never leaves our care.

Connecticut Crematory Corporation

Hoyt-Cognetta Funeral Home Norwalk

Formerly Raymond Funeral Home, owners Nicholas F. Cognetta, Jr. and Thomas A. Cicalese (owner of Hoyt Funeral Home of New Canaan) purchased the oldest existing funeral home in Norwalk and continue the tradition today of serving the City of Norwalk and its surrounding communities with only one goal in mind: To offer uncompromising, professional and dignified service to the families in which they serve, that is second to none. Nicholas F Cognetta Funeral Home has recently been completely renovated. Please visit our web site at http://www.norwalkfh.com

Hoyt-Cognetta Funeral Home
Reposing room
Sitting Room


The lounge provides a welcome break to collect your thoughts, or reminisce with others. There is comfortable seating and a warm inviting fireplace awaiting you. We would like you to feel comfortable when receiving friends and family at the time of loss. Our home is yours. Our staff will ensure that your family and friends are treated with the hospitality that you would extend in a less difficult and emotional time in your own home.

Lounge (full view)
Lounge (arrangement table)
Lounge (front)
Lounge (side view)
Lounge (side)

Tahara Room

Mikvah (upclose)

Stamford’s only funeral home with a dedicated room for the Jewish community to fulfill their customary religious needs. With a private secured entry and 24 hour access, the Chevra Kadisha (religious volunteers) may perform their duties at their convenience in privacy. NO OTHER funeral home has such as asset.

Arrangement Room

Our arrangement room has been designed to create a warm, calm setting when meeting with one of our directors to discuss the arrangements for your loved one. We have incorporated both old and new decor to try and suit the taste of all our client families.

Arrangement Room2
Arrangement Room (side)
Arrangement Room1