Toronto and GTA Cemeteries

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Cemeteries

Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park / Woods Cemetery

Address: 10 Dewlane Drive, Toronto, ON M2R 3G5
(off Bathurst Street, south of Steeles)
Telephone: 416-223-1373
Established: 1929
JOWBR records: 9,075 records of burials from about 1980 to September 2007
Sections/Synagogues: 56 sections/societies

Beth Tzedec Memorial Park
Address: 5822 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M2R 1Y6
(off Bathurst Street, north of Finch Avenue, opposite Kenton Drive)
Telephone: 416-665-3036
Established: 1949
JOWBR records: 4,414 burials recorded as of September 2007
Beth Tzedec Synagogue

Dawes Road Cemetery
Address: 3169 St. Clair Avenue East, Scarborough, ON
(east of Victoria Park Avenue)

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Telephone: 416-755-3800
Established: 1903
JOWBR records: about 13,000 for 1903 to May 2004.
Administering Organization: Amalgamated Dawes Road Trustees
3768 Bathurst Street, Suite 205, Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-638-3711










Holy Blossom Memorial Park
Address: Brimley Road, Scarborough,ON
(one block north of St. Clair Avenue East)
Telephone: 416-789-3291
Established: 1929
JOWBR records: 2449 burials recorded
Administering Organization: Holy Blossom Temple
1950 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5P 3K9

Jones Avenue Cemetery
Address: 480 Jones Avenue
(off Queen Street East, east of Pape)
Established: was established in 1883 and consecrated in 1896, second oldest cemetery in Toronto. The cemetery is still active.
There are two sections: Chevra Kadisha and Goel Tzedec
The cemetery is locked. Please contact a caretaker to open the gates for a visit.
Telephone: 416-755-3411  Website

Administering Organization: Chevra Kadisha Chesed Shel Emes
Please contact Joel Kurtz, President
Telephone: 416-785-5266
JOWBR records: 581 burials and 577 photos as of October 2007
Records for approximately 100 graves were destroyed by fire, and cannot be identified.

Administering Organization: Beth Tzedec Goel Tzedec Cemetery is a smaller section within Jones Avenue
JOWBR records: 379 burials and 361 photos as of October 2007

Lambton Mills Cemetery (Royal York Road)

Address: 1293 Royal York Road
(at Centre Drive, south of Eglinton Avenue West)
Telephone: 416-398-0563
Established: 1909
JOWBR records: 3,271 burials
Sections/Synagogues: 14 sections/societies
Administering Organization: Roselawn-Lambton Cemetery Association
63 Alness Street, Toronto, ON M3J 2H2

McCowan Road Cemetery - see Shaarei Shomayim

Mount Sinai Memorial Park
Address: 986 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, ON M3K 1G5
(near Dubray Avenue, east of Keele Street)
The cemetery was established in 1920
JOWBR records: 8,205 burials up to November 2007
Sections/Synagogues: 16 sections/societies

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Administering Organization: Mount Sinai Cemetery Association
986 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, ON M3K 1G5
Telephone: 416-633-2200


Jewish War Veterans Memorial Park at Mount Sinai









Pape Avenue Cemetery
(Holy Blossom or Jews' Cemetery)
Address: 313 Pape Avenue  (east side of Pape Avenue, south of Gerrard Street East)
Established: 1849 this is the oldest cemetery in Toronto.
JOWBR records: 293 burials and 253 photos as of November 2007
Administering Organization: Holy Blossom Temple
1950 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5P 3K9
Telephone: 416-789-3291
The cemetery is locked, please contact Mrs. Doug Brown 416-461-4777

Pardes Chaim Cemetery / Toronto Hebrew Memorial Park
Address: 11818 Bathurst Street, Vaughan, Ontario
(West side - one and a half miles north of Elgin Mills Rd.)
Established:  2010
Cemetery Telephone: 905 884-1888
Address: McCowan Road, Scarborough, (McCowan Road, south of Eglinton Ave. Entrance off McCowan Road at corner of Colonial Road)Telephone: 416-789-3213
Administrative Office: 423-4600 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 3V2
Telephone: 416-635-5595
Toronto Hebrew Memorial Park website.

Pardes Shalom / Toronto Hebrew Memorial Park
Address: 10953 Dufferin Street, Vaughan, Ontario (near Teston, 12 km north of Toronto)
Established: 1975
JOWBR records: 11,002 burials
Sections/Synagogues: 70 sections/societies
Cemetery Telephone 905-832-2549
Administrative Office: 423-4600 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 3V2
Telephone: 416-635-5595
Toronto Hebrew Memorial Park website.

Roselawn Avenue Cemetery
Address: 619 Roselawn Avenue (two blocks east of Bathurst Street)
Telephone: 416-398-0563 Established: 1905
JOWBR records: 5,840 burials up to 2007
Sections/Synagogues: 25 sections/societies
Administering Organization: Roselawn-Lambton Cemetery Association
63 Alness Street, Toronto, ON M3J 2H2

Shaarei Shomayim Congregation / McCowan Road Cemetery / Machzika B'nai Israel
Address: McCowan Road, Scarborough, (McCowan Road, south of Eglinton Ave. Entrance off McCowan Road at corner of Colonial Road)

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Established: 1933
JOWBR records: 141 burials, 140 photos
Administering Organization: Shaarei Shomayim Congregation
470 Glencairn Avenue, Toronto, ON M5N 1V8


Shaarei Shomayim Congregation owns four cemeteries, one at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, two at Mount Sinai Memorial Park and McCowan Road Cemetery.
For Shaarei Shomayim cemetery information click here.

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