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A Little Piece of Canarsie

Past, Present, and Future




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Welcome to Canarsie Cemetery

Located in the Canarsie area of Brooklyn, the cemetery is rich in history and also a wonderful community resource.

Many notable figures are buried at Canarsie Cemetery and finding them makes a wonderful walking tour

  • Part of Canarsie Since 1843
  • A Place for Community Events & Outreach
  • Secular to Serve Everyone
  • Grounds Open Everyday
  • Various Arrangement Options Available
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Gate of Heaven Mausoleum

Canarsie Cemetery is proud to announce the opening of our second garden mausoleum building. Gate of Heaven Mausoleum features single, tandem and companion crypts, as well as niches for cremation burial.

Please call or stop in the office to inquire.

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The Tranquil Niche Garden

Our beautiful Niche Garden is one of many places at Canarsie Cemetery that one can find peace and tranquility

  • Canarsie was home to The Three Stooges and The Honeymooners
  • Canarsie takes its name from the Canarsee Indians
  • Canarsie was the last neighborhood in Brooklyn that was owned by the Native Indian, Lenape
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Gorgeous Grounds Full of Historic Treasures

When we took over Canarsie Cemetery, the community welcomed us with open arms. We cleaned up some eyesores, and have been continually restoring the grounds to their former glory.

Visit the cemetery for a peaceful walk around artistic and historic treasures of Canarsie’s past

You may enjoy a self guided walking tour of Notable Brooklynites buried here

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GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Plot

Every year, on Memorial Day, local veterans’ organizations and members of the community perform a wreath-laying ceremony as a tribute to those interred there.

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Canarsie Events and Community Outreach

Annual Food and Clothes Drive begins tomorrow!

Canarsie Cemetery is pleased to announce that our Annual Food and Clothes Drive will begin Friday, July 1st and run until Wednesday, August 31st We will be collecting canned food items, boxed cereals and boxed juices, along with other non-perishables.  We will also be...

Meet Santa at Cypress Hills Cemetery!

Join us on Saturday, December 14th at Cypress Hills Cemetery to celebrate the holidays. We have free refreshments and gifts for the children.  Also, get an opportunity to take a picture with Santa!...