St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury, CT
St. Peter Cemetery provides a peaceful respite from the speed, sound and snarl of I-84. Located in the northwest corner of Danbury, Connecticut next to Lake Kenosia, St. Peter Cemetery is the final resting place for thousands of friends, neighbors, and family members from the greater northern Fairfield County area.
Over 110 acres of level, tree-lined roads, the cemetery is a popular walking area with area residents. Popular areas include the Priest’s Circle where local deceased clergy are interred and the Hull Monument, a 40-grave lot marked with a massive obelisk.
Famous People Buried at St. Peter Cemetery
St. Peter Cemetery is the final resting for two notable Danbury residents. 1st Lt. Lee Ross Hartell received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War where he was mortally wounded protecting his comrades from an enemy attack. On a lighter note, Peter Buck a nuclear physicist by trade, co-founded the “Pete’s Super Submarines” restaurant with partner Fred De Luca in 1965 which grew to become the Subway Sandwich chain. There are many more stories to be discovered during your walk through the cemetery so please stop by the office for a map of the grounds.
Please note: Pets are now permitted to join you provided they are on a leash and cleaned up after.
Advanced (Pre-need) Burial Planning
Advanced (Pre-need) burial planning should be considered an important part of your financial and retirement planning. The COVID pandemic risks have increased the urgency of this practical precaution.
Contact our cemetery family advisors about advanced planning, burial rights/options, purchasing tombstones, gravestones, or headstones, and touring the cemetery. Please also note that we take your safety seriously and all meetings will be held in a clean, safe, and socially distanced facility.
We are here to answer your questions and help you plan/manage the difficult and emotional task of burying your loved ones.