May my death be honorable and my life be a healing memory for those who know me.
Viddui: Final Confessional Prayer, Rabbi Remi Shapiro

Cemetery

Westlawn’s pristine grounds were consecrated in 1937, providing a peaceful environment to visit the deceased. Large oak trees scattered throughout the grounds, provide shade from the sun and a connection with the serenity of nature. Here is a space for memories and roots to deepen. Acknowledging the diversity of today’s Jewish community, Westlawn Cemetery is available to all Jewish families.

Westlawn Cemetery Map

View a map of the Westlawn grounds.

Cemetery spaces buy-back program

Under certain circumstances, cemetery space owners may be faced with the need to relinquish ownership of their grave spaces. Contact Westlawn for information on our buy-back programs here.

Memorials

View memorial options.

Floral Programs

View floral options.

Yahrzeit Converter

Honor loved ones according to Jewish tradition here.

Contact us

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Take a tour of Westlawn Cemetery

temple_sholom_sm.gifljf-sm.gifGate Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 4:15pm, Visitors must exit by 4:30pm. Sundays 9:30am – 4pm. Closed all Major Jewish Holidays.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm, Sundays 9:30am – 4pm* (*Jan – Feb: 9:30am – 1pm.) Closed all National and Major Jewish Holidays.

Lakeshore Jewish Funerals, Inc., an Illinois profit corporation, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum Association, Inc., an Illinois NPO. 773.625.8600