SAN JOSE: Santa Clara County Print

BURIAL SOCIETY: Chevra Kadisha of the South Bay County: Congregation Am Echad; 1504 Meridian Avenue, San Jose 95125; Ruth Novice, 408-266-2654 or Mary-Jo Elman, 415-424-9031

  • Home of Peace Cemetery: {10147} Laid out as a Jewish cemetery around 1848 by the City of San Jose, the first burial was approximately 1853. Owned & operated by Temple Emanu-El, San Jose, the 3-acre cemetery had 1,708 Jewish burials as of March 1996. Home of Peace has no street address. It is located in the SE corner of Oak Hill Memorial Park. Oak Hill is at 300 Curtner Ave. San Jose, CA 95125 (408) 297-2447. Oak Hill is open daily from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Contact person: Wayne Rose, Oak Hill Memorial Park. Burial records for Home of Peace through 2/94 were indexed by Les Malkin for the IAJGS Cemetery Project and can also be found on-site at Home of Peace Cemetery.
  • Los Gatos Memorial Park: {10149} 2255 Los Gatos-Alameda Rd, 95124, (408-356-4151). Mary H. Tripp VP, 8AM-4:30 PM, M-F, Sat. As of 1975, there were 600 burials on 12 acres. Records are computerized Index Cards
  • Oak Hill Cemetery: {10148} A separate list of names, but Oak Hill seems to house Home of Peace in a corner of it. Wayne Rose is the Administrator; see Home of Peace above
  • Shalom Gardens Cemetery: {10149} on grounds of the Los Gatos Memorial Park at 2255 Los Gaots-Alameden Road; San Jose 95124. Contact Mrs. Tripp. Source: Mr. Leslie Malkin, 2177 Northampton Drive, San Jose, CA 95124
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