Stanetsky Memorial Chapel in Canton, Massachusetts, specializes in serving and fulfilling the needs of the Jewish community. Responsibly conducting every funeral service with reverence, beauty and dignity since the late 1800s, Stanetsky Memorial Chapel has earned a reputation for providing compassionate service to families during their time of need.
Our team of experienced funeral professionals are mindful of every need 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 funeral customs.
Jewish funeral traditions
In keeping with Jewish tradition, the K'vurah (burial) should be as expedient as possible. At Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 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 (purification) is provided by well-known Massachusetts Chevra Kaddisha (holy society). In addition, arrangements for a shemira (watching) are made at a family's request, and cotton or hand-sewn linen tachrichim (burial garment) 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 the sabbath. 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 who conduct dignified chapel and graveside services that console the family and honor the deceased.
We honor veterans
At Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Two Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. 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.
A proud member of the Dignity Memorial® network, Stanetsky Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Canton community. Whether you have an immediate need or wish to plan ahead, please contact us for more information or to discuss your options.