Obituaries

Cynthia Richter
D: 2018-02-16
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Richter, Cynthia
Inez Silverstein
D: 2018-02-14
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Silverstein, Inez
Holli Hupart
D: 2018-02-13
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Hupart, Holli
Morris Goldberg
D: 2018-02-10
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Goldberg, Morris
Margaret Goldberg
D: 2018-02-09
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Goldberg, Margaret
Gloria Kaweblum
D: 2018-02-06
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Kaweblum, Gloria
Elaine Wishnow
D: 2018-02-02
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Wishnow, Elaine
Richard Terker
D: 2018-01-29
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Terker, Richard
Alice Dale
D: 2018-01-27
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Dale, Alice
Irene Brown
D: 2018-01-27
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Brown, Irene
Gladys Horowitz
D: 2018-01-26
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Horowitz, Gladys
Irwin Singer
D: 2018-01-24
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Singer, Irwin
Mary Weiss
D: 2018-01-24
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Weiss, Mary
Harvey Horn
D: 2018-01-16
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Horn, Harvey
Miriam Greenberg
D: 2018-01-11
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Greenberg, Miriam
Elliot Tahl
D: 2018-01-10
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Tahl, Elliot
Carl Makower
D: 2018-01-09
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Makower, Carl
Robert Greene
D: 2018-01-07
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Greene, Robert
Laurel Daitch
D: 2018-01-06
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Daitch, Laurel
Hon. Jerome Cohen
D: 2018-01-05
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Cohen, Hon. Jerome
Myron Fox
D: 2018-01-04
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Fox, Myron

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When Choosing an Affordable Jewish Burial Service in Brooklyn

The decision between burial and cremation is one of the major decisions that needs to be made when a death occurs and it usually depends on a variety of things.  If the family has traditionally chosen a Jewish burial service in previous generations, they may decide to choose earth burial as the family might own plots together in a local cemetery.  Furthermore, a family may not like the idea of cremation and opt for a Jewish burial service.  There are certain costs associated with Jewish burial service in Brooklyn.  Some of them include casket selection, plot within the cemetery and headstone in the cemetery.  Each cemetery is governed by their own board of directors therefore prices and guidelines differ from one cemetery to the next.

"Disposition" is the term used by the funeral industry to describe the final handling of the deceased's remains. Although your initial decision for the disposition of the body is between burial and cremation, there are several variations on each. Whichever choice you make, the body will return to its natural elements.

Choices when considering a Jewish burial service in Brooklyn

  • It can be interred (earth burial)
  • It can be entombed in a crypt within a mausoleum (above-ground burial)
  • It can be buried at sea
 

Reasons For Choosing a Jewish Burial Service in Brooklyn

  1. Burial is traditional within your family, Jewish tradition, or geographical area. 
  2. You do not like the idea of the body being "burned"
  3. You prefer to have the body slowly return to the elements.
  4. You want to erect a monument on the grave
  5. Perhaps you want to visit the grave in the days to come, and you find a graveyard more appealing than say, a columbarium.
 

Decisions You Must Make If You Choose a Jewish Burial Service

  • Whether or not the body is to be embalmed
  • Which kind of casket (or coffin) will house the body
  • Whether or not the cemetery requires a vault or grave liner
  • Which cemetery to use
  • What kind of plot
  • What to put on the gravestone

 

There are many Jewish cemeteries across the New York City area and we would be happy to answer any questions you may have about them. Click here for a list we have compiled just for you.