For three generations the Celentano family has been serving families of the Greater New Haven community and beyond with dignity and respect. We are active members of our national, state, and local funeral directors associations. As members of these prestigious organizations we strictly adhere to the National Funeral Directors Association's Code of Professional Conduct and its Consumer Preneed Bill of Rights, and the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association's Code of Ethics. Further more the alliances we form with other funeral service professionals from around the country help us to help you should a death occur far from home.Our pledge is to serve you as we would our own family. Our family owned funeral home offers a complete range of services provided by caring professionals who strive to make a difficult time a bit easier.
NFDA Code of Professional Conduct
In accordance with the NFDA Code of Professional Conduct, we acknowledge and adhere to the obligations of the funeral profession in five (5) key areas, which follow an Ethical Principle that sets forth the goals and ideals of the profession.
These obligations are:
- To the Family
Ethical Principle: Members have an ethical obligation to serve each family in a professional and caring manner, being respectful of their wishes and confidences, being honest and fair in all dealings with them and being considerate of those of lesser means.
- For the Care of the Decedent
Ethical Principle: Members have an ethical obligation to care for each deceased person with the highest respect and dignity, and to transport, prepare and shelter the remains in a professional, caring and conscientious manner.
- To the Public
Ethical Principle: Members have an ethical obligation to offer their services and to operate their businesses in accordance with the highest principles of honesty, fair dealing and professionalism.
- To the Government
Ethical Principle: Members have an ethical obligation to maintain strict compliance with the letter and spirit of all governmental laws and regulations that impact the funeral consumer, the funeral profession, and the public health.
- To NFDA
Ethical Principle: Members have an ethical obligation to promote, participate and support the National Funeral Directors Association in its mission to help all members enhance the quality of funeral service to families.