Funeral Planning

Funeral Service Options

Jewish Funeral Services Offered by Brighton Memorial Chapel

Brighton Memorial Chapel’s experienced, compassionate staff is here to provide personalized services and funeral direction to Jewish families.  We provide guidance to those who have lost a loved one, or to those assisting with final funeral arrangements.  We arrange each funeral to ensure that every service detail and family need is meticulously met.  

We are able to accommodate a wide range of funeral choices and serve all of Rochester’s Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Jewish families.  We will help guide and explain to families the Jewish burial customs and will arrange for a Tahara (ritual washing) by the Chevra Kadisha (Burial Society) or a Shomer (watcher) for families that request it.  We will help arrange every aspect of the funeral, from finding a rabbi, filing the appropriate paperwork, retiring a loved one’s Social Security number, to delivering chairs and books to the house of mourning.  Brighton Memorial Chapel will help you with every detail through the process.

Below are the most common services that we provide.  If you have special requests, please do not hesitate to ask. 

We can be reached 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 585-427-8520.


Brighton Memorial Chapel can arrange in every detail, for a funeral or memorial service to be conducted.

  • At the graveside
  • In the chapel of the funeral home
  • In the chapel or Sanctuary of the synagogue or cemetery.

Depending on a congregation policy, a service may be held in the temple or synagogue.  Families that are not affiliated with a synagogue may choose to have a service in the chapel of the funeral home or a graveside service right at the cemetery.  Often, it is hard to predict how many people will be in attendance for the funeral.  If the deceased is young or leaves a large family, or is active in the business or social activates of the community, it is likely that a large number of people will want the opportunity to pay their respects, by either being present at the funeral service or coming to the house of mourning afterward. With the idea that we are all equal, the services in these three locations all follow the same structure and include the same prayers. 
Brighton Memorial Chapel will always fulfill the preferences of our families, and we guarantee our service will focus on your family’s needs. 

  • Graveside Service
  • Chapel or Synagogue Service
  • Memorial Service
  • Cremation and Memorial Services
  • Out Of State Or Country Deaths
  • Shiva Equipment
  • Pre-Need