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We are specialists in celebrating, honoring and preserving the life of a cherished family member and friend.

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We provide an array of burial and cremation options to match your individual needs and preferences.

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Myron E. Cherney

January 18, 2022

Passed away on January 18, 2022, at the age of 90. Predeceased by his wife, Myrna Cherney. Survived by his...

Shirley E. Fagenbaum

January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022 at age 100. Predeceased by her loving husband, Sam. Survived by her devoted children, Marc & Jas...

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Hyman Kreitzman

January 13, 2022

January 13, 2022, at age 98. Hy grew up in Linden, NJ; graduated from Linden High and soon was invited...

Frima Zonis

January 7, 2022

Our mother, Frima Zonis, passed away on Friday, January 7th, 2022. She is predeceased by her parents Lipa and Perla...

Norma Erdle

January 5, 2022

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at the age of 97. Predeceased by loving husband of 71 years,...

Howard A. Weiss

December 31, 2021

Violin Soloist, Chamber Musician, Teacher, Conductor. Howard passed peacefully on December 31st, 2021, with good friends present. He is survived...

Victoria Marilyn Posner

December 24, 2021

Victoria Posner Rochester - Unexpectedly Friday, December 24th, 2021. Survived by her brother, Gordon Posner, cousins and many dear friends....

Leona "Lee" Leon (Benjamin)

December 21, 2021

Leona \"Lee\" Leon Manhattan: December 21, 2021 at age 94. Predeceased by her husband, Alexander Leon; sister, Mildred Miller &...

Jack Feldman

December 20, 2021

Jack Feldman passed away peacefully in his home on December 20, 2021, after his last meal of fish.  He was...

Shirley B. Nobel (Brodie)

December 19, 2021

Shirley B. Nobel (Brodie) December 19, 2021, at age 96. Predeceased by her parents, Ber & Esther Brodie; sisters, Evelyn...
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Danny was so professional and helpful with our Mother's funeral. Everyone made us feel important. We highly recommend!

- Mark W.

Rochester, NY

Very compassionate and professional. Susan at the front desk, very caring....excellent...thank you from our family at how well we were treated and how lovely the ceremony for our mother.

- Carolyn S

Rochester, NY

Patty Carpenter and Matthew Miller were very helpful, caring and compassionate. Thank you.

- Jackie G.

Rochester, NY

FAQs

Brighton Memorial Chapel is Rochester's premier venue for a traditional Jewish funeral. Visit our customs page dedicated to answering some of these questions.

Many people choose to arrange their own services in advance. This removes the burden and stress from their family members when the time does come. Learn more about our pre-planning options and our Miller Guarantee here.  

If the deceased has not laid out a plan for their burial, the family usually decides what type of service would best celebrate their loved one. A good place to start is our Services page to better understand your options. Or please Contact us and let us guide you through the process.