Funerals

Parkside Memorial Chapels

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The Goldstein, Sherman and Yassky families know the Jewish community. As owners of Parkside Memorial Chapels, they provided comfort and support to Jewish families for more than 70 years. Today, Parkside Memorial Chapels is part of the Dignity Memorial® network, which is committed to continuing to exceed expectations and deliver a level of service that is unmatched anywhere.

Located on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills, near Flushing Meadows Corona Park and several cemeteries, Parkside Memorial Chapels is a warm, comfortable place to plan a funeral. From the moment you walk into the bright, open foyer you feel welcome here. An understanding member of our compassionate team greets every guest at the door, and we treat you like our friend and neighbor.

Though Parkside Memorial Chapels specializes in the traditions of Jewish families, we provide funeral, memorial, cremation and burial services for people of all cultures, faiths and backgrounds.

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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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A caring Jewish funeral provider

We at Parkside Memorial Chapels understand that a Jewish funeral is a modest, solemn religious service designed to honor the dead and provide support to the family and friends of the person who has passed. Contemporary Jewish families are also finding ways to blend Jewish tradition with their modern lifestyles. Our funeral directors know how to help you do both and work with all sects of the Jewish faith: Orthodox, Conservative and Reformed.

Parkside Memorial Chapels is among the larger Jewish-specialty funeral home in Queens, and we have plenty of parking. Our two-story building is filled with natural light and has two large chapels with traditional pews. One seats 350; the other seats 175.

As you would expect from a funeral home that specialized in Jewish traditions, we have a tahara room for ritual washing and a large kohanim building for those whose beliefs dictate that they not be under the same roof as their deceased loved one. Closed-circuit television allows those guests to see and hear the service without going into the building. We can also arrange for a shomer, and kosher catering is not a problem.

Parkside Memorial Chapels also offers direct immediate burial and can arrange for burial in Israel.

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The team at Parkside Memorial Chapels is an exceptional group of people with a wealth of experience providing compassionate care to people of all walks of life. We treat the funeral home as if it were our personal home—and we treat the people who come here as if they were our own family members. Our goal is to provide a personalized funeral or memorial service for everyone we serve. We take the time to listen and plan something truly special to celebrate a life.

There is absolutely no request too small or too large when it comes to offering a family exactly what they want. Arrangements can be made in person or by phone or email.

You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. We also invite you to come in to tour our the funeral home and meet our team. We are honored to help your family at a time of loss or to help pre-plan a burial or cremation in Forest Hills, NY.

Other Jewish funeral homes at 114-03 Queens Blvd.

Parkside Memorial Chapels shares an address with Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels, Riverside Memorial Chapel, Boulevard-Riverside Chapels and I.J. Morris Funeral Directors. All are fine operations specializing in Jewish funeral services, and all are members of the Dignity Memorial network. When you choose any of the funeral homes located at 114-03 Queens Blvd., you get the compassionate care you expect from a local funeral home and the benefits you deserve from North America’s largest network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers.