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OAKLAND FUNERAL HOMES:

  • Colonial Chapel: 2626 High Street, Oakland 94610; 510-536-5454; Paul F. Scudder, Director, specializing in Orthodox services since 1947.
  • Halsted Mortuary: Until the late 1930's, Jewish burials seem to have been conducted by N. Gray & Company that subsequently merged with Halsted Mortuary. Halsted has many records but charges for servicing inquiries.
  • Indigent Burial Assistance: (Sponsored by the Jewish Family and Children's Services of the East Bay; 3245 Sheffield Avenue, Oakland 94602; Judith Cohen, 510-532-6314
  • Home of Eternity Cemetery: (Sponsored by Temple Sinai) 2808 Summit Street, Oakland 94609 (510-451-3263) Lou Silberman.
  • Home of Peace Cemetery: 4712 Fairfax Avenue, Oakland 94601; 510-482-1147. Established 1893 for the East Bay. Chevra Kadisha for Home of Peace Cemetery sponsored by Beth Jacob Congregation: 3778 Park Boulevard, Oakland 94610. Kathy Hollander, Administrator (510-482-1147 or after hours for emergencies only 510-409-5344). See also Home of Peace (old) Cemetery at the San Francisco history site. [April 2009]

Photos courtesy Paul Bailey-Gates [Mar 2012]  (Left-Click pictures to enlarge)

  • Mountain View Cemetery: Cemetery inscriptions 1871-1977 in Vital Statistics file at American Jewish Archives, 3101 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45220-2488; phone (513) 221-1875
Last Updated on Friday, 30 March 2012 22:01
 
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