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Feldman Mortuary - 1936-present - 303/322-7764, 1673 York, Denver, Colorado 80206.  Records available - recent burials listed on website. 100% Jewish.

Horan and McConaty Shalom Funeral Services - 1998-present - 303/504-6266,  - "Shalom" is Jewish operation of overall H&M business.

Always With You, Inc. - 2003-present - 303/283-1700, services conducted in Russian, Yiddish, and Polish - clientele mostly immigrants - records available to genealogists.  100% Jewish.

Congregation Emanuel - Founded in 1873, Reform, 51 Grape St., Denver, CO 80220, 303/388-4013

BMH-BJ Congregation - Founded in 1895, Orthodox, 560 S. Monaco Pkwy, Denver, CO 80224-1227, 303/388-4203

Hebrew Education Alliance (HEA) - Founded in 1932, Conservative, 3600 S. Ivanhoe St., Denver, CO 80237, 303/758-9400

Chevra Kaddisha of Denver participated in the halachic preparation and burial of a medical doctor in this cemetery within the last couple of years. Feldman Mortuary of Denver made the arrangements. Deceased was a doctor in the Vail Valley for 30+ yrs, originally from NY. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [February 2005]

Jewish history. "In 1871 the Denver Hebrew Cemetery Association was re-formed as the new Hebrew Benevolent Society with businessman Julius Londoner as president. Julius's brother, Wolfe, would later serve as Mayor of Denver in 1899." [August 2005]

UPDATE: Denver tuberculosis victims' graves records, history, and photographs. "The oldest Jewish burials in Denver were conducted by the pioneer organization, the Hebrew Burial and Prayer Society (later known as the Hebrew Cemetery Association) from 1860 to 1910 and were interred at the Denver

  • Emanuel Cemetery: section of Fairmount Cemetery: 430 South Quebec St. Denver, CO 80231 (303) 399-0692; Founded 1911 and owned by Temple Emanuel, 51 Grape St., 303-388-4013. Temple Emanuel, NE of Denver, was founded in 1896. Reference: Emanuel Cemetery at Fairmount #01713 and #01714 in Cemeteries of the US. Deborah M. Burek, ed. Gale Research Int., Detroit MI (1994) ISBN 0-8103-9245-3.  The oldest Jewish Cemetery in Denver and located within the boundaries of Fairmount Cemetery on the corner of Alameda and Quebec, the cemetery is owned and operated by Congregation Emanuel. For information, call the Temple at 303-388-4013, 303-399-0692. Reform. Congregation Emanuel keeps the burial records — known informally as Emanuel Cemetery.  About 6% of burials are Jewish (1000+ Jewish graves.) [January 2009]

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Cemetery photo and information. information. [August 2005]

UPDATE: story about Salomon family that helped found the Hebrew Burial and Prayer Society, which organized Denver’s first Jewish cemetery and later evolved into Congregation Emanuel, Denver’s first synagogue, of which they were charter members.  Story is about  the misplaced gravestone statute of Jessie Eleanor Salomon, who died at the age of 19 on January 8, 1889: "at least five of the graves now in the plot were originally located in the old City Cemetery, located on ground that is now used by Cheesman and Congress Parks and the Denver Botanic Gardens. The graves in that cemetery all had to be moved when the city decided the land would be developed for other purposes. According to records, the Salomon graves were moved to Fairmount on April 4, 1916." [January 2009]

  • Fairmont Cemetery: see Emanuel Cemetery
  • Golden Hill Cemetery: Burials 1908-present; includes tuberculosis patients from JCRS. \ 303/237-0573, 12000 W. Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80215. Established as West Side Benevolent Society. 3787 Burials. 100% Jewish.  [January 2009]
  • Mount Nebo Cemetery: Burials 1904-present; includes tuberculosis patients from JCRS. (burials 1904-present): 303/366-8264, 11658 East Colfax Ave., Aurora, CO 80010. Owned by BMH-BJ Congregation since 1898. 100% Jewish. 6000-7000 graves.  [January 2009]
  • Pioneer Cemetery:Old Jewish Section” located east of Cheesman Park on Capitol Hill. Most Jewish remains and gravestones there were moved to the nonsectarian Riverside Cemetery and to Jewish Fairmount, Golden Hill and Rose Hill cemeteries in the early 1900s due to urban development." (burials 1867-1910) [January 2009]
  • Riverside Cemetery: (1896-1901): 5201 Brighton Blvd., Denver, CO 80216. 303/293-2466. Less than 1% of  burials are Jewish. Seven Jewish gravestones survive.  Plot book available for review does not contain burials transferred from Old Jewish Section at Pioneer Cemetery. Affiliated with Congregation Emanuel and Fairmount Cemetery. photo.Denver's Historic Riverside Cemetery is managed by Fairmount Cemetery. Fairmount Cemetery , 430 S. Quebec St. Denver, CO.  80247-1050. Friends of Rierside Cemetery for history and information. [April 2010]
  • Rose Hill Cemetery: 6841 E. 62nd Ave., Commerce City, CO 80022 (303-288-1414). Established in 1891 as United Hebrew Cemetery Association; there are about 5,000 graves with 10,000 or 12,000 more sites.

Rose Hill Cemetery: #01562 in Cemeteries of the US. Deborah M. Burek, ed. Gale Research Int., Detroit MI (1994) ISBN 0-8103-9245-3.

UPDATE: N. David ("Dovey") Heller, Executive Director. Joe Wolf is the Jewish memorialist for Norman's Memorials, Inc.; past head of the men's "chevrah kadisha." The on-site groundskeeper/sexton is Court Monaghan, who is a very observant Orthodox Jew. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 303-321-2525. 888-666-WOLF.[June 2003]

UPDATE: Burials 1892-present; includes tuberculosis patients from JCRS [January 2009]

Established 1891 as United Hebrew Cemetery Association. about 7,000 graves. 100% Jewish.

  • United Hebrew Cemetery: #01722 in Cemeteries of the US. Deborah M. Burek, ed. Gale Research Int., Detroit MI (1994) ISBN 0-8103-9245-3,. See Rose Hill cemetery above
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