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 April 8th, 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 written by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on April 5th, 2016 that Michael H Owen died in Florida.  Owen was 71 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Michael H's life.

It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on April 3rd, 2016 that Joseph I Jr "Joe" Montgomery passed on in Sarasota, Florida.  Montgomery was 76 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Joseph I Jr "Joe"'s life.

It was reported by Peoria Journal Star on April 2nd, 2016 that Peter J Sr Galietta died in South Pasadena, Florida.  Galietta was 73 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Peter J Sr's life.

It was reported by The Star on March 26th, 2016 that Joseph William Detrano passed away in Forest City, North Carolina.  Detrano was 80 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joseph William's life.

It was written by Chicago Tribune on March 23rd, 2016 that Adrienne Marie "Toner" Hahn died in Winnetka, Illinois.  Hahn was 96 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Adrienne Marie "Toner"'s life.

It was written by The Daily Herald on March 13th, 2016 that Laura Margaret Walker (Martinsen) perished in Lake Villa, Illinois.  Ms. Walker was 89 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Laura Margaret's life.

It was reported by The Desert Sun on March 3rd, 2016 that Florence "Flo" Levy (Boshnick) died in Rancho Mirage, California.  Ms. Levy was 86 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Florence "Flo"'s life.

It was reported by Register Guard on February 28th, 2016 that Martha Shankman (Minoff) perished in Springfield, Oregon.  Ms. Shankman was 94 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Martha's life.

It was written by Register Guard on February 28th, 2016 that Lynne Eileen Steffen (Kruger) passed on in Eugene, Oregon.  Ms. Steffen was 83 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lynne Eileen's life.

It was revealed by Superior Express on February 25th, 2016 that Rosemary Lou "Rose" Schnakenberg (Elvers) passed on in Deshler, Nebraska.  Ms. Schnakenberg was 77 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Rosemary Lou "Rose"'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