Cemeteries

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Beverly Cemetery

120th and South Kedzie Ave.
Blue Island , IL 60406
Phone: (708) 385-0750
Fax: (708) 396-8940

Nondenominational, with an exclusively Jewish section.

Free Sons of Israel Cemetery

1600 S. Des Plaines Ave.
Forest Park, IL 60130
Phone: (708) 366-1190

Serving all Jewish traditions.

Glen Oak Cemetery

4301 W. Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162
Phone: (708) 344-5600

Nondenominational, with an exclusively Jewish section.

Hebrew Benevolent Society of Chicago

1132 Lockwood Drive
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: (847) 279-8115
Email: hbensoc@comcast.net
Contact: Cathy Eiseman-Horwitz, President

Manages Gates 2 and 3 of what is commonly known as Jewish Graceland Cemetery (3919 N. Clark Street, Chicago). Not affiliated with Gates 1 and 4.

Jewish Graceland and Lakeview Cemetery Company

P.O. Box 13132
Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: (847) 778-0307
Contact: Doris Weiss-Evon

By appointment only. Only north and south sections of the cemetery are Jewish Graceland Cemetery, not affiliated with Hebrew Benevolent Society.

Cemetery Location:
3901-3931 N. Clark Street

Memorial Park Cemetery

9900 Gross Point Road
Skokie , IL 60076
Phone: (847) 677-4401

Menorah Gardens

A division of Waldheim Cemetery Company
1400 S. Des Plaines Ave.
Forest Park, IL 60130
Phone: (708) 366-4541
Fax: (708) 366-4575

Additional address: 2630 S. 17th Ave., Broadview, IL 60153

Exclusively serving the Jewish faith and traditions.

Montrose Cemetery

5400 N. Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60630
Phone: (773) 478-5400
Fax: (773) 478-5550

Nondenominational, with an exclusively Jewish section.

New Light Cemetery

6807 N. East Prairie Road
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Phone: (312) 664-4666, (312) 642-7785
Fax: (847) 676-1241
Email: al@algruen.com
Web: http://j.mp/NewLightCemetery
Contact: Al Gruen, Dr. Ralph Juss

Exclusively serving all Jewish traditions. On-site chapel for funerals or meditation.

Oakridge Jewish Cemetery

4301 W. Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162
Phone: (708) 344-5600

Exclusively serving all Jewish traditions.

Oakwoods Cemetery

1035 E. 67th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: (773) 288-3800
Contact: Myrtis Taylor

Nondenominational, with an exclusively Jewish section.

Ridgelawn-Beth El Cemetery

5736 N. Pulaski Road
Chicago , IL 60659
Phone: (847) 673-1584

Exclusively Jewish, serving all Jewish traditions.

Mailing Address:
6807 N. East Prairie Road
Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Rosehill Cemetery

5800 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: (773) 561-5940

Nondenominational, with an exclusively Jewish section.

Shalom Memorial Funeral Home and Park

1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: (847) 255-3520
Fax: (847) 394-5460
Email: info@shalom2.com
Web: www.shalom2.com
Contact: Maynard Grossman

Combined Jewish funeral service and cemetery.

Silverman & Weiss Cemetery

1303 S. Des Plaines Ave.
Forest Park, IL 60130
Phone: (708) 366-0125

Independently owned, serving all Jewish traditions.

Sunset Memorial Lawns Cemetery

3100 Shermer Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 724-0669

Exclusively Jewish sections.

Waldheim Cemetery Co.

1400 S. Des Plaines Ave.
Forest Park, IL 60130
Phone: (708) 366-4541
Fax: (708) 366-4575
Email: office@waldheimcemetery.com
Web: http://www.waldheimcemetery.com
Contact: David Penzell

Independently owned, exclusively serving all Jewish traditions.

Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum

7801 W. Montrose Ave.
Norridge, IL 60706
Phone: (773) 625-8600
Fax: (773) 625-8609
Email: vpulido@westlawncemetery.org
Web: http://westlawncemetery.org
Contact: Vickie Pulido, General Manager

Serving all Jewish traditions since 1937. Burial and entombment. Funeral services conducted under the auspices of affiliate, Lakeshore Jewish Funerals. Chapel on site.

Willow Lawn Memorial Park

24090 North Highway 45
Vernon Hills , IL 60061
Phone: 847-634-3787
Fax: 847-634-3867
Email: Karen.Cerceo@sci-us.com
Contact: Karen Cerceo

Zion Gardens Cemetery

3600 N. Narragansett Ave.
Chicago, IL 60634
Phone: (773) 736-2553
Fax: (773) 777-1847
Email: tbornstein@ziongardenscemetery.com
Web: http://www.ziongardenscemetery.com
Contact: Tom Bornstein

Under new ownership with a new name, a new look and a new commitment. Previously known as Rosemont Park, this 50-acre property also includes Mt. Mayriv, Isaiah Israel, B'nai B'rith and B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim.

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