Losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience. Located in Elkridge, Maryland, Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park is committed to helping families with compassionate, professional and personal service.
The funeral home team creates dignified, personalized memorial services filled with detail and reflecting the beauty of a life. The cemetery team is experienced at helping families choose a final resting place. Let us take care of you when you need it most.
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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An inclusive funeral home
The non-denominational Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home offers funeral services for people of all backgrounds. The Vermillion Chapel, named after the 1st person buried at Meadowridge Memorial Park cemetery, seats 150 people. This formal chapel has a piano and podium, and it is larger even than most Elkridge-area churches. If you are looking to seat more than 150 people, the Vermillion Chapel also has an attached vestibule and portico with speakers that allow overflow attendees to hear a service.
We honor veterans
Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home understands the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level One 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.
Custom celebrations of life
We are committed to caring for people from a range of religions, backgrounds and cultures with a real dedication to creating truly personalized funerals and memorials. From an ice cream social to an evening wine and cheese gathering, we can design a tribute that celebrates a life like no other.
Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home also works with all branches of the military to ensure members of the U.S. armed forces receive dignified services worthy of their sacrifices. It is our honor to assist with veterans funerals.
Your trusted funeral provider
Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park is situated between I-95 and Route 1/Washington Boulevard. It is a short drive from BWI Airport. In addition to Elkridge, we serve the neighboring cities of Columbia, Fort Meade, Ellicott City and Baltimore.
Both the funeral home and cemetery are members of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. We not only offer the compassionate care you expect from locally operated establishments, but also the value you deserve.
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Meadowridge Memorial Park cemetery
Split by a tiered pond with a fountain and a bridge, Meadowridge Memorial Park is a gorgeous cemetery and among the more beautiful, tranquil places in the Baltimore area.
Beautiful cemetery gardens
Private family estates sit alongside the pond, and 37 garden sections allow for in-ground burial or above-ground entombment. Those of Asian descent often choose burial in the Hanwoori garden. We also have sections for veterans, babies and children, and pets. Meadowridge Memorial Park also has 3 mausoleums, as well as a cremation garden, cremation benches and cremation estates.
Within the cemetery there are several distinctive sculptures, including praying hands and a depiction of the Last Supper. One of our cemetery gardens has a lighthouse for cremated remains and a wishing well. The pet cemetery has a sculpture of Noah’s Ark.
The mausoleum chapel seats about 35 people for a small committal service.
Take a tour of the grounds
When you are ready, the cemetery team will work with you to find the best burial option for yourself or your family. We invite you to tour the spectacular grounds at Meadowridge Memorial Park to see its beauty for yourself. Call us if you would like a guided tour.
The team at Meadowridge Memorial Park is involved in the Elkridge and surrounding communities. The cemetery hosts a variety of events, including an Easter sunrise service and a December holiday remembrance. Every Mother’s Day, the cemetery hosts a cookout and gives out flowers and gifts to those visiting their mothers, grandmothers and other beloved family members. We remember veterans on Memorial Day, when the team places flags on the graves of military service members buried in the cemetery.
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