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Stanetsky Memorial Chapel in Brookline, Massachusetts, specializes in serving the needs of the Jewish community. Conducting every funeral service with reverence and dignity for over 100 years, Stanetsky Memorial Chapels have earned a reputation for providing compassionate service to generations of families.

Our team of experienced funeral professionals are mindful of every need, faithful in observance of every wish and watchful of every detail. We offer reassuring guidance for those entrusted with making final arrangements and are an invaluable resource to those unfamiliar with Jewish burial customs.

Jewish traditions

Beit Shalom Chapel at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel In keeping with Jewish tradition, the K'vurah (burial) should be as expedient as possible. We are able to accommodate these immediate needs and are familiar with the religious customs that express the dignity and sanctity of a Jewish funeral. Taharah (ritual washing in our mikveh) is provided by the Greater Boston Chevra Kadisha (holy society). In addition, arrangements for a shomer (a watchman) are made at a family's request, and cotton or hand-sewn linen tachrichim (burial shroud) are available. A large selection of oron (caskets) are guaranteed free of metal and have been manufactured in a facility that does not operate on Shabbat. We also provide families with kriah ribbons, yahrzeit calendars, shiva benches and shiva candles.

For those unaffiliated with a synagogue, our funeral directors work closely with orthodox, conservative and reform rabbis from our community who conduct dignified chapel and graveside services that console the family and honor the deceased.

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A member of the Dignity Memorial® network, Stanetsky Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Brookline Jewish community. Whether you have an immediate need or wish to plan ahead, please contact us for more information or to discuss your options.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully. Learn about our Dignity Difference benefits.

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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.

"THANK YOU TO JASMINE ISABELLA AND EVERYONE. WE WILL CHERISH THIS MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCE FOR A LONG TIME"

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September 2020

"Carl Goldman was an excellent facilitator and Cory Kedeckel, the funeral director , was easy to reach and easy to speak to and very honest. I would strongly, strongly recommend doing as much as possible ahead of time, the 'pre-need' option. There are just so many details to deal with at the time of death of some one dear to you that is is best to get as many done well beforehand."

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September 2020

"I can't say enough about the warmth and professionalism of the Stanetsky staff. I felt that they were totally 'in synch' with my needs; they listened well and made themselves available when I needed them. My father's death was unexpected. The staff helped me sort through every detail: promptly, with courtesy and warmth. I also felt that the prices charged for their services and funeral were very reasonable. I now understand, from personal experience, why Stanetsky's has been my family's choice."

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June 2020

"When my father passed away in 2009 Stanetsky was extremely helpful during that hard time. We turned to them again when my mother passed away this month at age 93. Though we were not a high-paying customer, Stanetsky's staff and funeral director treated my mom and us with the utmost consideration, warmth, courtesy, professionalism and, as their name states, with dignity."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

May 2020

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Upcoming Events

We cherish the community we serve and invite you to join us for our upcoming events.

27 October

Virtual Preplanning Seminar

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Stanetsky Memorial Chapel 1668 Beacon St Brookline, MA 02445-2101 GET DIRECTIONS
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Meet Our Team

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  • David Barnas

    David John Barnas

    Manager
  • Mark Basile

    Mark Steven Basile

    Funeral Director
  • Howard Lawson

    Howard C. Lawson

    Funeral Director
  • Carl Goldman

    Carl Goldman


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