Funeral Service,
Interments & Dedications

Westlawn Cemetery

Governor Pritzker has issued a directive to “shelter-in-place”, except for essential workers. In light of this , we are closing our cemetery at 4:00 pm today, March 20th through April 7th. Westlawn employees  are essential to the community we serve; therefore, we will continue to hold interment services uninterrupted. Our gates will open for interments only. Our office will be available via telephone on Monday through Friday, 09:30 am-3:30 pm.  If you would like to contact us outside of these hours, write us at: and we will respond as soon as possible.

Office, Grounds and Mausoleum Closed on the following Jewish Holy Days in 2020:

Passover Day 1 & 7 : April 9 & 15
Shavuot : May 29
Rosh Hashanah : Sept. 20
Yom Kippur : Sept. 28
Shemini Atzeret : Oct. 10

Office and Mausoleum Closed in observance of the following Federal Holidays in 2020:

May 24 & 25
July 3 & 4
Sept. 6 & 7
Nov. 26
Dec. 25 & 27
January 1, 2021

 A Grave Finder Kiosk, located at the office vestibule, is available on Federal Holidays. 

 Office/Mausoleum closes at 1:00 pm on Sept. 18, Sept. 27, Dec. 24, and Dec. 31.


Our mission at Westlawn Cemetery and Lakeshore Jewish Funerals is to provide personal attention and dignity during difficult times. We provide a sacred place for Jewish families to honor those they have lost. We encourage you to explore all our options to find the one that best suits you and your family.

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