• 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 September 30th, 2016.

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


  • 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.


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)).[2]Kings County was one of the original 12 counties, and Brooklyn was one of the original six towns within Kings County...

The official website for the city of Brooklyn is

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

Brooklyn Obituaries

It was reported by Ashland Times Gazette on June 4th, 2016 that Philip Dibenedetto passed away in Ashland, Ohio.  Dibenedetto was 85 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Philip's life.

It was disclosed by The Times Record on May 31st, 2016 that Santo Maria F "Sam" Berte' perished in Brunswick, Maine.  Berte' was 98 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Santo Maria F "Sam"'s life.

It was reported by The Desert Sun on May 28th, 2016 that Grace Jablow (Maneri) died in California.  Ms. Jablow was 91 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Grace's life.

It was written by Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post on May 28th, 2016 that Lillian Wilson (Pflug) passed on in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Ms. Wilson was 98 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lillian's life.

It was reported by Tampa Tribune on May 26th, 2016 that Gloria miss Damico died in Sebring, Florida.  Damico was 91 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Gloria miss's life.

It was written by Orange County Register on May 22nd, 2016 that Cecilia Mary miss "Aunt Cele" Kuhar perished in La Habra, California.  Kuhar was 95 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Cecilia Mary miss "Aunt Cele"'s life.

It was written by Orange County Register on May 22nd, 2016 that Dorothy Margaret miss "Aunt Dottie" Kuhar passed away in La Habra, California.  Kuhar was 87 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dorothy Margaret miss "Aunt Dottie"'s life.

It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 18th, 2016 that Mary Jane "Maje" Wasch died in Sarasota, Florida.  Wasch was 91 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary Jane "Maje"'s life.

It was disclosed by Orange County Register on May 18th, 2016 that Anita miss Albamonte passed away in California.  Albamonte was 91 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Anita miss's life.

It was revealed on May 17th, 2016 that Vito A "Vic" Lepore perished in Sarasota, Florida.  Lepore was 85 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Vito A "Vic"'s life.

Cemeteries 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...

Glendale Cemetery

Since 1902, the Glendale Cemetery Association has served the needs of over 50,000 families with care and dignity. We provide a serene setting for final resting places and, most importantly, peace of mind.

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...

Locust Valley Cemetery

Locust Valley Cemetery is a non-denominational cemetery on Long Island, NY that began with a unique plan over 100 years ago. Rather than the usual rows of marble and granite, the Cemetery's 19th century founders conceived of a sanctuary more like...

MT Hebron Cemetery Association

Mount Hebron Cemetery was founded by citizens of then Cranetown and Speertown (now Montclair and Upper Montclair). The grounds are kept neatly landscaped with options to have flowers and other additional items added to a loved ones plot. The...

MT Hope Cemetery Association

Residents of Westchester and the Greater Metro Area have, since
1886, turned to Mount Hope—Southern Westchester's largest
cemetery—for individual and family burial plots in a setting whose
natural splendor, replete with rolling hills and...

Marlboro Memorial Cemetery

Marlboro Memorial Park is located on one of the most beautiful pieces of land in the heart of Monmouth County. Founded in 1997, it is one of the newest cemeteries to be approved in New Jersey in over 30 years. More than 2,500 trees and 150 native...

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...

Rosedale & Rosehill Cemetery

At Rosedale & Rosehill Cemetery, our mission never changes: to provide comfort in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, one in which our families can grieve and remember their loved ones.

Rosedale Cemetery & Crematory

As a non-profit, non-sectarian Cemetery, Rosedale has respectfully served the local New Jersey community with care, compassion and dignity. Founded in 1840 and located in Montclair, Orange, and West Orange, Rosedale Cemetery remains dedicated to...

St Michael's Cemetery

St. Michael’s Cemetery is situated in the borough of Queens in New York City. Established in 1852, St. Michael’s is one of the oldest religious, nonprofit cemeteries in the New York City metropolitan area which is open to people of all faiths. It...

Canarsie Cemetery
1370 Remsen Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Cypress Hills Cemetery
833 Jamaica Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11421
Eretz Hachayim Cemetery
4511 Fort Hamilton Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th St
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Greenwood Cemetery
5 Avenue W
Brooklyn, NY 11223
Holy Cross Cemetery
3620 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Salem Fields Cemetery
775 Jamaica Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11385
South Deerfield Cemetery Association
21 Main St
Brooklyn, NY 11254
Washington Cemetery
5400 Bay Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11204

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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[[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, ...

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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.

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. ...

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) ...