Located in New York City on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills, near Flushing Meadows Corona Park and several cemeteries, Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer 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 staff greets every guest at the door and we treat you like our friend and neighbor.
Though Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer 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.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Multiple chapels
- Large capacity chapel up to 500
- Monument and inscription services
- Coffee lounge
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
- Large reception area
Services available to support planning events
- Audio and video equipment
Space available for corporate and organization meetings
- Black car service
- Cemetery flower delivery
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Shomer available
- Tahara room
- Ritual washing
- Kosher catering
Other Languages Spoken
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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A caring Jewish funeral provider
We at Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer 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.
Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels is among the larger Jewish-specialty funeral home in Queens, and we have plenty of parking. Our 2-story building is filled with natural light and has 2 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 the ritual preparation of bodies 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.
Sensitive funeral home staff
The staff at Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer 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.
We Honor Veterans
At Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.
In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. 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.
Here for you
Other Jewish funeral homes at 114-03 Queens Blvd.
Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels shares an address with 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 Forest Hills-operated funeral home and the benefits you deserve from North America’s largest network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers.
"The funeral director and staff were extremely helpful and made the entire experience as smooth as possible under difficult circumstances."
"Professional service from start to finish. Everything was explained in detail and no unexpected costs or issues came up before, during or after the funeral."
"Mindful, respectful, helpful."
"Everyone was kind and patient"
"It was very reassuring to know that I don't have to worry about anything Everyone was highly professional and new what they were doing My experience went flawless"