1529 Hempstead Turnpike Elmont, New York 11003


A Jewish owned and operated funeral home in Long Is land serving Nassau and Suffolk County, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Staten Island and Westchester County, providing low cost graveside burials to all cemeteries in the NY/NJ Metropolitan area.

Since, 1990 Glenn Ackerman has been a licensed funeral director. A graduate of Yeshiva University, he has helped many families in their time of need.

Please do not hesitate to call for a free consultation.

The charges listed below are what a typical Funeral Consumer can expect to incur when arranging a Funeral Service. You will be provided an Itemization or
Statement of Goods and Services Selected, in writing, at the time funeral arrangements are finalized. You will only be charged for the services you select.

Our Basic Service Charges for a Graveside Jewish Burial



Removal, or transfer of the body from the place of death such as a Hospital, Nursing Home or Long Term Care Facility, Medical Examiner Office or Airport within the 5 Boroughs of New York City (The Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island), Westchester , Rockland, or Nassau County on Long Island.
Note: There may be an extra charge for a response to areas beyond the ones previously listed, or for situations such as a death at a private residence where additional staff may be needed.



The use of the Tahara Room for the Chevra Kadisha to perform the Tahara or the dressing the deceased in either clothing provided by you, or a Burial Shroud ($45.00 additional), and placing of the body into the coffin for burial.



Basic arrangements: including funeral direct or, other staff, equipment and facilities to respond to initial request for the service, the arrangement conference, securing the necessary authorizations and coordination of service plans with parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased.



For the presence of a New York State-Licensed Funeral Director at the Graveside Service.



For a Hearse, or Funeral Vehicle to transport the Casket and Deceased from our Funeral Home to a Cemetery in New York City(The Five Boroughs), Nassau or Westchester County, and Bergen County in New Jersey.



White linen clothing

Total Service Charge of the above $1500.00


Please make a Coffin Selection Below

Coffin 1: $1795.00

  • DAN
  • Supplier: Matthews Casket
  • Poplar Wood Construction
  • Natural Wood Finish
  • Dexter Interior

Coffin 2: $2270.00

  • Supplier: Matthews Casket
  • Poplar Wood Construction
  • Satin Wheat Finish
  • Moselle Crepe Interior

Coffin 3: $495.00

  • Noah Pine Wedge
  • Supplier: Matthews Casket
  • Pine Wood, No Interior
  • No animal fat-based adhesives
  • Used in manufacturing

Coffin 4: $2920.00

  • Supplier: Matthews Casket
  • Poplar Wood Construction
  • Glass Walnut Finish
  • Rose ton Interior

Additional Expenses

These charges are referred to as “Third Party Cash Advance Items”, and are required to complete the service. Ackerman’s Graveside Burial will provide you with the amounts set forth by these entities at the time arrangements are finalized.

Examples are listed below:


For the opening and closing of the cemetery burial plot.


Should you require a Rabbi to officiate the graveside service, we can arrange this. Services include Prayers such as the Kaddish, 23rd Psalm, a eulogy, and other religious customs typically found in a Jewish Burial.


Certified copies of the Certificate of Death are official, legal documents issued by the Health Department or Vital Statistics Office where the death occurs. They are used to prove the death legally where estate matters are of concern.  We suggest consulting Legal Counsel or a Financial Planner for the exact number you think you may need.

Additional Items

Limousine – $550.00

A Seven Passenger, Late Model Vehicle for transit from your residence to the  Cemetery for the Ceremony, and the safe return to your home immediately  thereafter. Additional charges apply if the vehicle travels beyond our service area.

Tahara cost – To be determined

The Ritual Preparation of the body by the Chevrah Kadisha prior to the burial. Requires the purchase of a hand-sewn-linen burial shroud, an additional $200.00. Tahara fees will be itemized as a Third Party Cash advance Item.

Shomer cost – To be determined

The “Shomer” or watcher is a Pious Individual whose task is to guard the  deceased until the burial. The Shomer fees will also be billed as a Third Party Cash Advance Item.

Use of the funeral home Chapel to have the service.


Need to Make Arrangements?

Review Our Prices

If you have made it this far, you already know Ackerman’s is priced fairly and believes in full disclosure to the consumer. We will do nothing without your consent, and you will be kept “in the loop” through the entire process.

Call Us

Ackerman’s Graveside Burial is available 24 Hours a Day, 365 Days a Year. Our courteous, professional staff is available to speak with you now. For assistance, you may call us on (516) 354 6200 or (516) 292 0323

we will help you in your time of need