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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.

An inclusive funeral home

Front exterior building at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial ParkThe 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.

We are here when you need us. Just call.

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

Signage at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial ParkPrivate 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.

Community events

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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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.

"The staff at Kaufman's were wonderful. We had many family members that were unable to make the service due to Covid related reasons and Kaufman's was able to stream the ceremony online for them to be a part of the service. It meant a lot to everyone."

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September 2020

"My experience over the years has been tremendous. Most of our families are resting in peace st. Meadowridge."

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September 2020

"Great job all around. Very pleased with the service."

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September 2020

"Mary Baker is a very competent, professional, and thorough."

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September 2020

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Meet Our Team

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  • Elkridge Funeral Home Manager -  Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park

    Liz A Dowell

  • Elkridge Funeral Home Manager -  Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park

    Mark G Brohawn

    Assistant Manager
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