Bailey Funeral Home in Plainville, CT.

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My family and I highly recommend Bailey’s Funeral Home. Blaire treated us and our loved one like we were a part of her family. From start to finish we felt like she put so much care and attention to every detail and helped to create a beautiful tribute to our fathers life. She helped us walk through the necessary steps in this devastating time. Words are not enough to show our appreciation for her services.

Martha Liebler

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48 Broad Street
Plainville,CT 06062

Making Lasting Memories.

Our History

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In 1884, Daniel W. Fox and his wife Mary (Cook) Fox began a funeral service business with $8 and a $100 bank note. The funeral home was actually the residence of the Fox family, who primarily built and supplied caskets and services to the Plainville community. In those times, preparation of the deceased, viewing and funeral services were commonly held in the home of the deceased.

Over time, the business passed to the Fox's grandchildren, Charles W. Diggle and Anna S. Diggle (first licensed woman funeral director in Connecticut). It was Anna's marriage to Walter Allen Bailey, Sr. that marked the beginning of the Bailey association of the funeral home. Allen had one son, W. Allen Bailey, Jr., known to many as "Bob" Bailey, who took over the business.

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Bob had two sons, Bill and Jim. Bill ran the business with his father and grandfather, while Jim pursued a career in the orthopedic field. Then in 1985, Jim re-entered the profession and bought Bailey Funeral Home from his brother Bill, who retired in March of 1988. Jim and his daughter Jessica then continued to provide funeral services for the expanding funeral home. In 1996, Bailey Funeral Home proudly became affiliated with Carriage Services.

Through the years new staff members, including Blaire Bouchard joined the staff. In 2009, Bailey Funeral Home, the town of Plainville's oldest business, celebrated 125 years in the funeral industry in our original location on Broad Street. Like our forefathers, we continue to strive in providing committed and compassionate service to Plainville and surrounding communities.

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Bailey Funeral Home
48 Broad Street
| Plainville, CT 06062
Tel: 860-747-2295

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You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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