About

For over a century, Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors in Hackensack, New Jersey, has practiced the belief that Jewish funeral service is not merely a business, but the fulfillment of a sacred trust given by the families we serve.

We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose us for your funeral and burial needs, you receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated establishment and the value you deserve.

In order to help your family determine the correct dates for Yahrzeit, feel free to utilize this Yahrzeit calendar

Jewish funeral traditions

Compassion is the most important word, and understanding the true meaning of the word compassion, as it relates to individual needs, is what has made Gutterman and Musicant a source of support since 1892.

Specializing in serving the Jewish community in and around Hackensack, we understand the customs and religious significance associated with Jewish funeral tradition. It is our unwavering commitment to you and your family to plan and produce your loved one's memorial in accordance with the Jewish funeral and burial customs that are important to you.

Planning ahead

At the time of loss, the funeral arrangement details and associated expenses can be overwhelming. However, planning in advance helps to provide a sense of relief, peace of mind and comfort for your loved ones. By preparing your arrangements personally, you also ensure your wishes are met to your specifications. Our funeral directors specialize in this service and are here to discuss your options should you wish to do so in advance.

WHV 2020 - Level 4We honor veterans

At Gutterman and Musicant, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.

In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Contact us

Thank you for considering Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors for your funeral needs. We understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and are committed to providing compassionate, professional and personal service. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like more information about our services.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Frederick and his staff took exceptionally great care of our family during a very difficult time when we lost both our parents Everything was presented to us in a straightforward manner with no pressure. Our loved ones were treated with dignity and respect throughout the entire process. The staff was informative every step of the way and responded

immediately to our requests and unique needs. We were impressed by how well staff are trained to handle the range of emotions that come with loss. The experience was seamless from initial planning to service conclusion. We made the right choice to use Gutterman and Musicant."

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May 2022

"My husband was buried at the beginning of Covid. And then moved two years later. Sherri Bensimon never treated this as matter of business. It was personal to her, that he receive the most respectful care. Our family will never forget the way she treated him and us, we are beyond appreciative."

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May 2022

"The empathy and compassion shown by the staff makes the loss of a loved one more manageable during the adjustment phase."

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March 2022

"They struck the right balance between caring empathy and professionalism. They were also very cooperative in arranging for a livestream of the service and clearing the way for a smooth burial experience at the cemetery."

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