Places

  • Popular neighborhoods in Brooklyn include: Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Clinton Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, and BoCoCa.

  • Brooklyn is also known as: Kings County.

  • Their current mayor is Mayor Henry C. Murphy, who took office February 3rd, 2016.

  • Brooklyn tourist attractions include: Brooklyn Museum, MoCADA, Green-Wood Cemetery, Coney Island, and New York Aquarium.

Facts

  • Brooklyn has been featured in films like: Pi (1998), Annie Hall (1977), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), and The Warriors (1979).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Eddie Murphy (actor and writer), GZA (musician and lyricist), Mitchell Kapor (entrepreneur and businessperson), Martin J. Fettman (pathologist), Patrick Fitzgerald (lawyer), Michael Jordan (basketball player and athlete), and Constantine Maroulis (singer and actor).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Brooklyn Eagle, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

  • Brooklyn is home to the following sports teams: Brooklyn Nets.

History

Brooklyn is coterminous with Kings County, which is the most populous county in New York State, and the second most densely populated county in the United States (after New York (Manhattan)). ...

The official website for the city of Brooklyn is http://www.brooklyn-usa.org/index.htm.

There are currently 9 cemetery listings for the city of Brooklyn, New York. Looking for Brooklyn funeral homes?

Brooklyn Obituaries

It was revealed by Arizona Republic on November 29th, 2015 that Louis Charles Walsh died in Arizona.  Walsh was 74 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Louis Charles's life.

It was reported by Arizona Republic on November 20th, 2015 that Anna Eleanor Fleetwood (Mandala) passed on in Phoenix, Arizona.  Ms. Fleetwood was 79 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Anna Eleanor's life.

It was revealed on November 14th, 2015 that John C Melfi passed away in Brooklyn, New York.  Melfi was 43 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor John C's life.

It was noted by Orange County Register on November 12th, 2015 that Veronica miss "Ronnie" Casciola died in California.  Casciola was 81 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Veronica miss "Ronnie"'s life.

It was revealed by San Diego Union-Tribune on November 5th, 2015 that Barbara Ann Festa (Walsh) passed away in La Jolla, California.  Ms. Festa was 80 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Barbara Ann's life.

It was reported by Arizona Republic on November 4th, 2015 that Laura Schwartz (Perlitch) died in Phoenix, Arizona.  Ms. Schwartz was 99 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Laura's life.

It was revealed by Peoria Journal Star on October 26th, 2015 that Jo P Myers (Neff) perished in Morton, Illinois.  Ms. Myers was 91 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Jo P's life.

It was disclosed by Kalamazoo Gazette on October 25th, 2015 that John Randall Knox passed away in Delton, Michigan.  Knox was 84 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor John Randall's life.

It was reported by The News Tribune on October 25th, 2015 that Kathryn Jeanette "Jean" Wooten passed away in Tacoma, Washington.  Wooten was 83 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Kathryn Jeanette "Jean"'s life.

It was disclosed by San Diego Union-Tribune on October 22nd, 2015 that Douglas E Cesar perished in San Diego, California.  Cesar was 71 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Douglas E's life.

All Funeral Homes in Brooklyn

Cemetery of Holy Rood

Over the centuries, a tradition has grown that it is the right, privilege and duty of every Catholic to seek burial in a Catholic cemetery. However, living in the midst of changing circumstances has resulted in changing perceptions in the minds...

Hillside Cemetery

Hillside Cemetery was established as a non-sectarian, non-profit organization in 1886 under the state laws of New Jersey, which carefully guard the rights of lot owners and ensure the safety, permanence and prudent governance of the cemetery.

Laurel Grove Cemetery

In March 1872, the Hinchliffe Family founded Laurel Grove Cemetery and managed it for 127 years. CMS Mid-Atlantic, Inc., now takes pride in continuing to manage Laurel Grove as one of its premier properties in New Jersey. The original 145-acre...

Linden Hill United Methodist Cemetery

Linden Hill United Methodist Cemetery was founded by English-speaking Methodists in 1842, who were located at The Second Street Methodist Episcopal Church on 2nd Street between Avenues C and D in Manhattan. It was then acquired by German-speaking...

Riverside Cemetery

The cemetery was planned in the style of Frederick Law Olmsted’s New York Central Park, with curving roads, and winding paths. This was no simple task, as the property had to first be transformed with trainloads of soil, a barn for the horses...

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Canarsie Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Brooklyn, WA 98185
Cypress Hills Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Brooklyn, WA 98185
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Eretz Hachayim Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Brooklyn, WA 98185
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Green-Wood Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Brooklyn, WA 98185
Greenwood Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Brooklyn, WA 98185
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Holy Cross Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Brooklyn, WA 98185
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Salem Fields Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Brooklyn, WA 98185
South Deerfield Cemetery Association
5423 21st Ave Ne
Brooklyn, WA 98185
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Washington Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Brooklyn, WA 98185

Brooklyn Cemetery News

Man Wanted Over Murders in NY Cemetery Kills Himself in Police Standoff
(The New York Post) - A man wanted for questioning in last week's execution-style murders of a couple outside a Queens, N.Y., cemetery killed himself after ... was barricaded in his Brooklyn apartment when police arrived at about 6 p.m. As police stood ...
http://www.myfoxny.com/dpps/news/man-wanted-over-murders-in-ny-cemetery-kills-himself-dpgonc-20101104-fc_10459042

Gloria Grimes Thames -- Brooklyn, N.Y.
Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Thames died Sunday, Oct. 31, at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn. She was born to Essie R. and Reddick Grimes on March 18, 1939, in Bamberg. She attended the public schools in Bamberg. Upon moving to New York, she ...
http://www.thetandd.com/article_44dec60c-e962-11df-aaed-001cc4c002e0.html

New York dead come to life
NEW YORK When the dead are delivered ... Dead, they populate what is almost certainly the country's largest public cemetery. But there are no headstones, eulogies or regular visiting hours. In fact, most New Yorkers have never heard of Hart Island.
http://www.montereyherald.com/news/ci_16483855

Lives, lived amid the wreckage
A loner whose only passion is reading, Heller exiled himself from New York and his ... and big (baseball, Brooklyn, failure), tossing off occasional lists (of baseball players, percussion instruments, people buried in Green-Wood Cemetery) as though he were ...
http://www.jsonline.com/entertainment/arts/106776198.html

Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. The term cemetery (from Greek : sleeping place) implies that the land ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cemetery

Cemetery Records Online - Search Cemeteries
An archive of cemetery records from tens of thousands of cemeteries across the world. Search for cemetery records, browse cemeteries, and contribute your ...
http://www.interment.net/

Cemetery Lookup - Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records and ...
Find A Grave currently contains information for over 300000 cemeteries in over 170 different countries. Find A Grave has at least a partial listing of ...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cs

xkcd: Cemetery
[[A person is in a cemetery, near a gravestone. Other people stand around staring.]] Person: Frankly, you deserve this. You KNEW I wanted a sans-serif font, ...
http://xkcd.com/736/

CanarsieCemetery
other Brooklyn areas history and records please visit my other site " ... Cemetery. Only the information listed on this site. 1370 Remsen Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11236 ...
http://canarsiecemetery.homestead.com/

Green-Wood Cemetery - Brooklyn - Reviews of Green-Wood ...
Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn: See 3 reviews, articles, and 6 photos of Green-Wood Cemetery, ranked No.14 on TripAdvisor among 112 attractions in Brooklyn.
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60827-d565061-Reviews-Green_Wood_Cemetery-Brooklyn_New_York.html

The Evergreens Cemetery
... community and private mausoleums. Located on the border of Brooklyn and Queens. Lists famous people buried here and provides schedule for walking tours. ...
http://www.theevergreenscemetery.com/

Green-Wood Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The cemetery was the idea of Henry Evelyn Pierrepoint, a Brooklyn social leader. ... Jeffrey I. Richman, "Brooklyn's Green-wood Cemetery: New York's Buried Treasure" (1998) ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green-Wood_Cemetery