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.
- Large capacity chapel up to 250
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
Religious & Cultural
- Shomer available
- Tahara room
- Ritual washing
- Kosher catering
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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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.
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.
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